Regulatory Affairs
May 30, 2019

The official publication of the Environmental Emergency Regulations (E2 Regulations), 2019 in the Canada Gazette, Part II, occurred on March 6, 2019. The E2 Regulations will come into force on August 24, 2019.

The Canada Revenue Agency of the Government of Canada has added information on the fuel charge under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act to their website.

The Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education, Technical Safety Division, issued Fuel Safety Bulletin FS19-02 concerning recent recalls from Health Canada on propane and natural gas equipment.

The Ontario Technical Standards and Safety Authority provided industry stakeholders with a revised Propane Orders Reassessment Report in May 2019 for review and comment.

On May 24, Minister Bill Walker announced the government’s plan to address safety issues identified in the Auditor General’s Report on TSSA operations.

Pro-Par Inc.
Free Access to CSA Standards

New editions of standards CSA B339, CSA B340, CSA B341 and CSA B342 are effective since December 31, 2018.

The list of regulatory requirements developed to serve as an information tool for our members was recently updated.  It can be viewed here.

Ongoing Consultation & Updates

Transport Canada is currently consulting on proposed amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. Deadline to provide comments to Transport Canada May 27, 2019.

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has released the drafts of the updated safety standards CSA B620, CSA B621 and CSA B622 for a 60-day consultation period. Deadline to provide feedback June 11, 2019.

CPA Committee Updates

Date: June 6

Time: 2:00 pm ET

To join the committee or to participate in the conference call, please contact Jean-François Duguay.

Date: June 26

Time: 1:00 pm ET

To join the committee or to participate in the conference call, please contact Jean-François Duguay.

Date: June 27

Time: 11:00 am ET

To join the committee or to participate in the conference call, please contact Marcelline Riddell.

WESROC Monitoring Solutions
Flexmaster Canada Limited
ValvTect Petroleum Products
Lock America, Inc

Date: May 28-30

Location: Niagara Falls, ON

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Date: May 29-30
Location: Saskatoon, SK
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Date: June 12 & 13

Location: Morell, PEI

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Date: June 19-20

Location: Lakeview Hecla Resort

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Date: September 6 & 7

Location: Red Deer, AB

Date: September 10

Location: Langley, BC

CPA members are entitled to a 15% discount when purchasing a conference pass to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit being held June 3-5, 2019 in Calgary.

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