Regulatory Affairs
March 5, 2020

Transport Canada has selected the Canadian Propane Association to participate in a peer review of certain issues in the TC regulations. The CPA’s feedback, along with other industry responses, will be used to determine which issues will receiving funding for the review.

Measurement Canada is seeking feedback on proposed changes to service standards associated with services for which a fee is charged. Submit feedback to the CPA before March 17, 2020.

The codes reflect the latest advances in technology and the most current safety requirements.

The Government of Alberta is reviewing regulations for the commercial transportation industry to reduce red tape and remove redundant regulations on job creators.

The TSSA’s Propane Advisory Council met on February 25, 2020. Agenda items included discussion of the new business model/fee structure, an update on the utility and purpose of the Risk Reduction Group and changes to the Level 1 and 2 RSMP applications.

Transport Canada is requesting any facility working directly with the rail industry to review and provide feedback on the Security Awareness Training and Security Plan Training documents, which come into force for railway loaders in May 2020. 

The CPA has received the new equivalency certificate SU 13263 that allows CPA members to attach riveted plates onto TC Series-4 containers once they have been requalified. The equivalency certificate was issued on January 31, 2020 and is available on the CPA website.

Pro-Par Inc.
Free Access to CSA Standards

The CSA Group has launched an online platform that allows registered users free access to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) safety standards published by CSA Group referenced in federal TDG regulations. Users can now log into Communities of Interest and register to find the TDG View Access site here.

CPA Committee Updates

Date: March 10, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
To join the Committee, please contact Robert Loenhart.

Date: March 19, 2020
Time: TBD
To join the Committee, please contact Jean-François Duguay.

Date: April 21, 2020
Time: TBD
To join the Committee, please contact Marcelline Riddell.

RegO Company
ValvTect Petroleum Products
Quality Steel Corporation
Lock America, Inc

Date: May 5-7, 2020

Location: Edmonton, AB

More information here.

Date: May 27-28, 2020

Location: St. John's, NL

More information here.

Date: June 1-3, 2020

Location: Calgary, AB

More information here.

Date: June 9-11, 2020

Location: London, ON

More information here.

Date: June 17-18, 2020

Location: Hecla Island, MB.

More information here.

Date: September 10-12, 2020

Location: Red Deer, AB

More information here.

Affinity Partners