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2011 Amendments for Harmonization of Reporting in Canadian Jurisdictions

This document and the attachments provide an overview of the 2011 amendments made to WCI Final Essential Requirements of Mandatory Reporting for harmonization of reporting for Canadian jurisdictions (referred to as the 2011 Canadian ERs).

 
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A Plain Language Guide to Bill C-45

This guide covers amendments to the Criminal Code affecting the criminal liability of organizations.

 
Act to Promote the Efficiency and Adaptability of the Canadian Economy by Regulating Certain Activities that Discourage Reliance on Electronic Means of Carrying out Commercial Activities

The purpose of this Act is to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating commercial conduct that discourages the use of electronic means to carry out commercial activities. Generally, the Act targets what is commonly referred to as “electronic spam”.

The Act prohibits the sending of commercial electronic messages to an electronic address unless the recipient has expressly or impliedly consented to receiving it and the message complies with the formal requirements of the Act.

Within the meaning of the Act, for consent to be express, it must have been obtained following a request in clear and simple language that states the purpose for which the consent is requested and identifies the person seeking consent. Consent will be implied if the sender and the recipient have an existing business or non-business relationship, if the recipient has obviously published his electronic address or if the recipient has disclosed his electronic address to the sender.

The commercial message must be in a form that conforms to the requirements set out in the Act and its Regulations and must include information that identifies the sender, information enabling the recipient to contact the sender and an unsubscribe mechanism.

A person who does not comply with the requirements in the Act commits an offence and is liable to a fine.

Jul 1, 2017
Aeronautical Information Manual

This manual provides flight crews with a single source for information concerning rules of the air and procedures for aircraft operation in Canadian airspace.

 
Aeronautics Act

This Act applies in respect of aeronautics to all persons and to all aeronautical products in Canada, to all persons outside Canada who hold Canadian aviation documents and to all Canadian aircraft and passengers and crew members thereon outside Canada.

Dec 12, 2017
Canadian Aviation Regulations, 2012

These Regulations deal with aviation safety, documents, personnel licensing, and other administrative matters.

Sep 15, 2017
Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012

These Regulations address aviation security, aerodrome security, and the response to security threats.

Dec 7, 2016
Charter Flights Airport Facilities Reservation Regulations

The regulation establishes different procedures regarding reservations for charter flights and the information to be provided.

Jun 4, 2009
Hamilton Airport Zoning Regulations

Defines the Hamilton Airport Regulations.

Dec 19, 1983
Regulations Concerning Information Required by Foreign States

These Regulations outline the information that an aircraft departing from Canada, or a Canadian aircraft departing from any place outside Canada, may, upon request, provide to the authority of a foreign state concerning the passengers and crew members.

Sep 30, 2011
Traffic on the Land Side of Airports Regulations

These Regulations apply in respect of the land side of an airport set out in Schedule 1 or 2.

Nov 4, 2013
Air Travellers Security Charge Act

This Act regulates fees for the operation of air transportation services.

 
An Act to provide for the Appointment of a Port Warden for the Harbor of Quebec

This is an Act to provide for the appointment of a Port Warden for the Harbor of Quebec.

Apr 14, 1871
Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act

This Act aims to prevent pollution in Canadian Artic waters. The deposit of waste of any type in the Arctic waters is prohibited. The AWPPA describes offences and punishments, and the powers that may be given to Pollution Prevention Officers so that they may enforce the act.

 
Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations

This legislation under the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act (RSC1985,cA-12) and the Canada Shipping Act (SC2001,c26) makes the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (the “Polar Code”) applicable to certain Canadian flagged vessels operating in polar regions including the Canadian Arctic. The legislation concerns safe ship operations and pollution prevention.

 
Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Regulations

These Regulations prescribe waste disposal practices in the arctic waters and requirements relating to financials responsibility to offset civil liability for waste. However, they do not apply to waste deposited by ships.

Part I of the Regulations deals with the conditions under which domestic and industrial waste may be deposited in Arctic waters. It also contains reporting requirements and limits to liability.

Part II of the Regulation contains the information that must be filed in order to evidence financial responsibility. It also sets out limits to liability.

Mar 22, 2006
ASME A17.1-2016/CSA B44-16 - Safety code for elevators and escalators (Bi-national standard, with ASME A17.1)

This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators and escalators.
It applies to hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car, that move between landings; power-driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings; and hoisting and lowering mechanisms with a car that serves multiple landings and is restricted to carrying material by its size or by access to the car

 
Atlantic Canada Wastewater Guidelines Manual for Collection, Treatment, and Disposal

This Manual covers conditions related to the design of infrastructure for the collection, treatment, and disposal of sanitary sewage in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Oct 19, 2011
AWWA C651-14 Disinfecting Water Mains

This Standard specifies essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains.

 
AWWA C652-11 Disinfection of Water-Storage Facilities

This standard for disinfection of water storage facilities covers materials, facility preparation, application of disinfectant to interior surfaces of facilities, and sampling and testing for the presence of coliform bacteria. The standard also includes disinfection procedures for underwater inspections of online, potable water storage facilities, but does not cover the technical aspects of underwater inspection. Appendices give information on chlorine dosages and disposal of heavily chlorinated water.

 
B139 SERIES-15 - Installation code for oil-burning equipment

These guidelines provide the minimum requirements for installing oil-burning appliances, equipment and components to help keep people and property safer.
This new edition of B139 reflects the growing need to greater differentiate the requirements for residential installations from those for larger, more complex installations.
The new edition also includes requirements specifically created for stationary engines.

 
B139-09 (R2014) - Installation code for oil-burning equipment

These guidelines refer to the installation of oil burning equipment. It is not legislation, but it is referenced by numerous pieces of legislation. A new edition of this standard is available: B139SERIES-15.

Jan 1, 2015
B149.2-15 - Propane storage & handling code

This Standard covers the storage, handling, and transfer of propane.
It applies to propane used as an engine fuel in other than motor vehicles. It also includes the installation, operation, and maintenance of containers and equipment to be used for propane at customer locations, in distribution locations and filling plants.

 
B167-08 - Overhead travelling cranes - Design, inspection, testing, maintenance, and safe operation

This Standard specifies minimum requirements for the design, inspection, testing, maintenance (modifications and repairs), and safe operation of overhead cranes, monorails, hoists, trolleys, jib cranes, gantry and wall cranes, and other equipment having similar characteristics. A new edition of this standard is available: B167-16.

Mar 29, 2017
B167-16 - Overhead cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, hoists, and jib cranes

This Standard specifies minimum requirements for the design, inspection, testing, maintenance, and safe operation of overhead travelling cranes, jib cranes, gantry and wall cranes, monorails, hoists, and other material lifting equipment having similar characteristics.
This Standard also includes requirements for permanently installed cranes, and for permanent and movable hoists.
Requirements for electric and air-powered hoists, and manually operated hoists are also included.

 
B352.0-09 - Roll-over protective structures (ROPS), falling object protective structures (FOPS), operator protective structures (OPS), and tip-over protective structures (TOPS) for mobile machinery

This Standard provides requirements for materials, reduced temperature performance testing, and labelling for roll-over protective structures (ROPS), falling object protective structures (FOPS), operator protective structures (OPS), and tip-over protective structures (TOPS). It also stipulates requirements for seat belts to be used in conjunction with these systems. A new edition of this standard is available: B352.0-16.

Jan 1, 2016
B352.0-16 - Roll-over protective structures (ROPS), falling object protective structures (FOPS), operator protective structures (OPS), and tip-over protective structures (TOPS) for mobile machinery - General Canadian requirements

This Standard provides requirements for materials, reduced temperature performance testing, and labelling for roll-over protective structures (ROPS), falling object protective structures, operator protective structures, and tip-over protective structures (TOPS); seat belts to be used in conjunction with these systems; and the analytical design of ROPS and TOPS for one-of-a-kind machines.

 
B376-M1980 (R2014) - Portable Containers for Gasoline and Other Petroleum Fuels

This Standard applies to portable containers of up to and including 5 gallons (25 L) nominal capacity, made from metal or plastic and intended for the storage and transportation of petroleum fuels, but excludes containers which are integral with or attached to any object, single-trip containers in which fuel is prepackaged, and those within the scope of CSA Standard Z102.15, Steel Drums.

Nov 6, 2014
B44-07 - Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators

This standard covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment, its associated parts, and its hoistways, where located in or adjacent to a building or structure: (a) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car or platform, which move between two or more landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, elevators;(b) power driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to escalators and moving walks;© hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car which serves two or more landings and is restricted to the carrying of material by its limited size or limited access to the car. New editions of this standard are available: ASME A17.1-2013/CSA B44-13 and ASME A17.1-2016/CSA B44-16.

Jan 1, 2016
B44-13 - Safety code for elevators and escalators

This standard applies to the life-cycle of the following, notable, equipment: hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car or platform, which moves between two or more landings, power driven stairways and walkways for carrying persons between landings, as well as, hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car which serves two or more landings and is restricted to the carrying of material by its limited size or limited access to the car. The standard also prescribes a methodology for use of elevators in case of an emergency. A new edition of this standard is available: ASME A17.1-2016/CSA B44-16.

Apr 14, 2017
B51-09 - Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping code

Except as indicated in Clause 1.2, Part 1 of this Standard applies to all boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping, and fittings. A new edition of this standard is available: B51-14.

Jan 1, 2014
B51-14 - Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping code

The purpose of the CSA B51 Standard is to promote safe work practices for boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping and fittings.

The standard is divided into three different parts which sets out requirements for boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping and fittings and develops guidelines for safe design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing and repair practices (part 1), requirements for cylinders who are intended for the on-board storage of high pressure compressed natural gas as a fuel for automotive vehicles and for serially-produced lightweight refillable gas cylinders (Part 2), and requirements for compressed natural gas & hydrogen refueling station pressure piping systems and ground storage vessels (Part 3).

 
Bills of Lading Act

This Act regulates Bills of Lading. A bill of lading is a detailed list of a shipment of goods in the form of a receipt given by the carrier to the person consigning the goods.

Dec 12, 1988
Bridges Act

This Act applies to all Canadian bridges, their approaches and accessories, regardless of who builds them. It contains inspection requirements prior to bridges being opened to the public and gives the Minister of Public Works and Government Services the authority to condemn bridges if they are deemed unsafe. The Act also requires that accidents that result in serious personal injury be reported to the Minister. The Act contains penal provisions in order to enforce its requirements.

 
C22.10-10 - Québec Construction Code, Chapter V - Electricity Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (Twenty-first edition) with Québec Amendments

The object of this Code is to establish safety standards for the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. In its preparation, consideration has been given to the prevention of fire and shock hazards, as well as proper maintenance and operation.

 
C22.2 NO. 107.1-16 - Power Conversion Equipment

This Standard establishes requirements that apply to ac and dc type power conversion equipment.

 
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C22.2 NO. 75-17 - Thermoplastic Insulated Wires and Cables

This Standard specifies the requirements for 600 V single-conductor, thermoplastic-insulated wires and cables, and for submersible-pump cables, with or without jackets.

 
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C22.2 NO. 96-09 - Portable power cables

This Standard specifies construction and testing requirements for portable power cables normally used in applications where the cables are subject to frequent flexing and where installation is in accordance with CSA-M421 and/or the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. A new edition of this standard is available: C22.2 NO. 96-13.

Jan 1, 2013
C22.2 NO. 96-13 - Portable power cables

This Standard specifies construction and testing requirements for portable power cables normally used in applications where the cables are subject to frequent flexing and where installation is in accordance with CSA M421 and/or the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. A new edition of this standard is available: C22.2NO.96-17.

Jan 19, 2018
C22.2 NO. 96-17 - Portable power cables

This Standard sets out provisions for manufacturers of portable power cables for mining and general applications. It includes requirements for the testing and construction of various categories of portable power cables subject to frequent flexing.

 
CAN/CSA-B149.1-10 Natural gas and propane installation code

This Code applies to the installation of (a) appliances, equipment, components, and accessories where gas is to be used for fuel purposes; (b) piping and tubing systems extending from the termination of the utility installation for natural gas or from the distributor.s propane tank; and © vehicle-refuelling appliances and associated equipment meeting the requirements of a general-purpose appliance to fill a natural-gas-fuelled vehicle. A new edition of this standard is available: B149.1-15 .

Jan 1, 2015
B149.1-15 - Natural gas and propane installation code

The Code applies to the installation of :

equipment where gas is to be used for fuel purposes;
piping systems extending from the utility installation or from the distributor’s propane tank;
vehicle-refuelling appliances and equipment used to fill a natural-gas-fuelled vehicle; and
stationary gas engines and turbines.

 
CAN/CSA-B354.1-04 (R2016) - Portable Elevating Work Platforms

This Standard applies to portable, integral chassis elevating work platforms with bases that cannot be driven or moved horizontally while the platform is in an elevated position.

 
CAN/CSA-C225-10 (R2015) - Vehicle-mounted aerial devices (R2015)

The purpose of this Standard is to establish criteria for the design, manufacture, testing, inspection, installation, maintenance, use, and operation of vehicle-mounted aerial devices installed on a chassis, primarily used to position personnel, and for the training of operators for that equipment, to achieve the following objectives: (a) prevention of personal injuries and accidents; (b) uniformity in ratings; and © understanding by manufacturers, dealers, installers, maintenance personnel, operators, owners, and users of their respective responsibilities.

 
CAN/CSA-M423-M87 (R2016) - Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

This Standard covers the fire resistance, toxicity, and stability with respect to separation of water-in-oil emulsions of hydraulic fluids intended for use at mines.

 
CAN/CSA-M424.2-M90 (R2011) - Non-Rail-Bound Diesel-Powered Machines for Use in Non-Gassy Underground Mines

This Standard describes the technical requirements and procedures necessary for the design, performance, and testing of new or unused non-rail-bound, diesel-powered, self-propelled machines for use in non-gassy underground mines. A new edition of this standard is available: M424.2-16.

Jan 1, 2016
CAN/CSA-W117.2-06 (R2011) - Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes

This Standard provides minimum requirements and recommendations to protect persons who work in an environment affected by welding, cutting, and allied processes from illness and injury, and to prevent damage to property arising from the installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment used in these processes. A new edition of this standard is available: CAN/CSA-W117.2-12.

Jan 1, 2012
CAN/CSA-W117.2-12 (R2017) - Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes

This Standard provides minimum requirements and recommendations to protect persons who work in an environment affected by welding, cutting, and allied processes from illness and injury, and to prevent damage to property arising from the installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment used in these processes.

Apr 24, 2014
CAN/CSA-Z1003-13/BNQ 9700-803/2013 - Psychological health and safety in the workplace - Prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation

This Standard provide guidelines for Canadian employers to develop and improve psychologically safe and healthy work environments for their employees.

Jan 1, 2013
CAN/CSA-Z151-09 (R2014) - Concrete pumps and placing booms

This standard provides requirements for the design, manufacture, installation, operation, inspection, testing, and maintenance of concrete pumps, placing booms, and delivery systems. A new edition of this standard is available: Z151-17.

Jan 19, 2018
CAN/CSA-Z180.1-00 (R2010) - Compressed Breathing Air and Systems

This Standard provides the minimum requirements, unless otherwise specified by the authority having jurisdiction, for the purity of compressed breathing air supplied to the service outlet and for breathing air systems required to produce, store, and distribute such air. A new edition of this standard is available: Z180.1-13.

Jan 1, 2013
Z180.1-13 - Compressed breathing air and systems

This Standard provides the minimum requirements, unless otherwise specified by the authority having jurisdiction, for the purity of compressed breathing air supplied to the service outlet and for breathing air systems required to produce, store, and distribute such air.

 
CAN/CSA-Z185-M87 (R2016) - Safety Code for Personnel Hoists

This Standard applies to structures and hoists that are not a permanent part of buildings, structures, or other works, and that are used during construction, alteration, or demolition to raise and lower persons and/or materials connected with or related to a building project.

 
CAN/CSA-Z246.1-13 - Security management for petroleum and natural gas industry systems

This Standard applies to operators of petroleum and natural gas industry systems, including

  • Pipeline systems;
  • Liquefied natural gas production, storage, and handling facilities;
  • Underground hydrocarbon storage;
  • Petrochemical installations such as refineries and coal gasification plants; and
  • Other oil and gas exploration, development, production treatment, processing, and storage operations.

The Standard specifies requirements for establishing a security management program to identify and manage security-related risks. Issues addressed include information security, personnel security, physical security, and security incident management.
A new edition of this standard is available: Z246.1-17.

Oct 21, 2016
CAN/CSA-Z256-M87 (R2016) - Safety Code for Material Hoists

This Standard applies to structures and hoists that are not a permanent part of buildings, structures, or other works and that are used during construction, alteration, or demolition to raise and lower materials connected with or related to a building project.

 
CAN/CSA-Z259.2.1-98 (R2011) - Fall Arresters, Vertical Lifelines and Rails

This Standard provides design and performance requirements for manufactured fall-arresting devices, vertical lifelines, and rigid sections, including mounting components. Z259.2.1-98 (R2011) was replaced by Z259.2.5-12 and Z259.2.4-12.

Jan 1, 2016
CAN/CSA-Z259.2.5-12 (R2016) - Fall arresters and vertical lifelines

This Standard specifies design, testing, and marking requirements for manufactured fall arresters for single users and for manufactured vertical lifelines that are used on a vertical or slope plane. A new edition of this standard is available: Z259.2.5-17.

Jan 19, 2018
CAN/CSA-Z271-10 (R2015) - Safety code for suspended platforms

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of suspended platforms.

 
CAN/CSA-Z275.2-11 - Occupational safety code for diving operations

This standard sets forth safety requirements to be followed during occupational diving operations. The standard also addresses equipment requirements for certain diving systems.

A new edition of this standard is available: Z275.2-15. However, these Regulations reference the 2011 standard:
Diving Operations (O.Reg.629/94) (Ontario)
Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (RRQ,cS-2.1,r13) (Quebec)

Jan 1, 2015
CAN/CSA-Z662-15 - Oil and gas pipeline systems

The objective of this standard is to provide guidance on the safe design, construction and maintenance of pipeline systems used for: Liquid hydrocarbons, including crude oil, multiphase fluids, condensate, liquid petroleum products; Natural gas liquids and liquefied petroleum gas; Oilfield water/steam; Carbon dioxide used in oilfield enhanced recovery schemes; and Gas.

Jul 1, 2016
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CAN/CSA-Z731-03 (R2014) - Emergency Preparedness and Response

The objective of this Standard is to establish minimum criteria for effective emergency preparedness and response.

Jan 14, 2015
CAN/CSA-Z8002-14-Operation and maintenance of health care facilities

This Standard describes the requirements, including quality system requirements, for the operation and maintenance of a health care facility.

 
CAN/CSA-Z94.1-05 - Industrial Protective Headwear - Performance, Selection, Care, and Use

This Standard applies to protective headwear for industrial, construction, mining, utility, and forestry workers. It defines the areas of the head that are to be protected and includes basic performance requirements for dielectric strength, impact attenuation, penetration resistance, passive retention (stability), and shell flammability and liner ignition resistance. A new edition of this standard is available: Z94.1-15.

Oct 13, 2015
Z94.1-15 - Industrial protective headwear — Performance, selection, care, and use

This Standard applies to protective headwear for industrial, construction, mining, utility, and forestry workers. It defines the areas of the head that are to be protected and includes basic performance requirements for dielectric strength, impact attenuation, penetration resistance, passive retention (stability), and shell flammability and liner ignition resistance. The Standard supersedes its previous editions and also replaces the protective headwear requirements found in CSA Z94-1948, Code for Head and Eye Protection.

 
CAN/CSA-Z94.2-02 (R2011) - Hearing Protection Devices - Performance, Selection, Care, and Use

The following types of hearing protectors are covered in this Standard: earplugs, earmuffs, communication headsets, and helmets equipped with earmuffs. A new edition of this standard is available: Z94.2-14.

Jan 1, 2014
CAN/CSA-Z94.4-11 (R2016) - Selection, use, and care of respirators

This Standard sets out requirements for the selection, use, and care of respirators and for the administration of an effective respiratory protection program in the workplace.

 
CAN3-Z11-M81 (R2011) - Portable Ladders

This Standard applies to common types of portable ladders and includes design and performance-related requirements and tests. Guidelines for proper use and care of ladders are included as Appendices A and B. A new edition of this standard is available: Z11-12.

Jan 1, 2012
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

This Act is designed to address the dangers to human health or safety that are posed by consumer products.

May 23, 2018
Asbestos Products Regulations

This regulation applies to asbestos and other products which are composed of, or contain asbestos fibers. Strict requirements are set for the advertisement, sale and importation of products. In addition, this regulation prohibits the sale, use and manufacturing of crocidolite-based products.

Jul 26, 2016
Asbestos Products Regulations (2016)

This regulation applies to asbestos and other products which are composed of, or contain asbestos fibers. Strict requirements are set for the advertisement, sale and importation of products.

Jun 22, 2016
Canada Labour Code

The Canada Labour Code deals with industrial relations, employment standards and workplace health and safety. It applies to all industries under federal jurisdiction.

Dec 12, 2017
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Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

These Regulations are designed to ensure the health and safety of crewmembers on board aircraft.

May 23, 2018
Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2012

Employers and employees have certain obligations or duties to each other under law. The Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations regulate employment matters and procedures between the employer and their employees. The purpose of the Regulations is to promote the establishment and maintenance of harmonious labor relations in the federal sector. This Regulation prescribes procedures in order to resolve issues that occur frequently in disputes concerning labor relations.

 
Canada Labour Standards Regulations

These Regulations address the hours of work, the minimum wage, holidays, and maternity leave in Canada, among other things. They sets standards and requirements applicable to employment.

 
Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

These Regulations are designed to ensure safe work environments. They cover various topics such as sanitation, hazardous substances, confined spaces, tools and machinery, design and construction, etc.

Sep 6, 2017
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East Coast and Great Lakes Shipping Employees Hours of Work Regulations, 1985

The Regulations establish the working hours for employees in the shipping industry working on a Canadian port east of the 96th parallel of longitude.

Mar 22, 2006
Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

These Regulations apply to various aspects of health and safety on vessels registered in Canada or in the loading or unloading of vessels.

May 23, 2018
Motor Vehicle Operators Hours of Work Regulations

The Motor Vehicle Operators Hours of Work Regulations apply to employees who are involved in transportation of inter-provincial and international goods and passengers by highway. It also applies to the transport of mail on contract with Canada Post. The Regulations define working hours, the calculation of average working hours, standard working hours for a week with a public holiday and the maximum number of hours worked by employees in the motor transport industry.

Mar 22, 2006
Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

This Regulation prescribes the health and safety standards for employees working in connection with exploration, drilling, production, conservation, processing or transportation of oil and gas on Canadian lands, as defined in the Canada Petroleum Resources Act.

Key elements of these regulations are measures to prevent accidents that occur in the oil and gas sector, including but not limited to:

building safety standards
sanitation
procedures concerning hazardous substances
safety materials, equipment, devices, and clothing
machinery and tools
material handling
hazardous occurrence investigation, recording and reporting

May 23, 2018
On Board Trains Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

These Regulations deal with the occupational safety and health of employees on trains.

May 23, 2018
Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations

This Regulation applies to:
Policy committees, required in workplaces under federal jurisdiction with more 300 employees;
Workplace committees, required in workplaces under federal jurisdiction with 20 or more employees; and
Health and safety representatives, required in workplaces under federal jurisdiction with less than 20 employees.

Part 1 sets the administrative details and procedures for policy and workplace committees, such as the selection of members, the quorum and the annual report on workplace committee activities.

Part 2 sets out similar information regarding health and safety representatives.

Part 3, Health and Safety Training Program, requires employers to provide training for representatives and committee members. Minimum training must cover:
The Code and its regulations;
How committee members and representatives can fulfill their responsibilities under the Code;
Rules and procedures of existing committees; and
Consensus building.

The Schedule to the Regulation provides the form to be used for the annual report on workplace committee activities.

Oct 20, 2015
Public Agents Firearms Regulations

The Regulations establish provisions respecting firearm usage amongst public service agencies and their agents.

Aug 30, 2005
Railway Running-Trades Employees Hours of Work Regulations

These Regulations regulate the hours of work of employees engaged in the running-trades in the railway industry in Canada.

Mar 22, 2006
Safety and Health Committees and Representatives Regulations

These Regulations provide administrative rules applicable to safety and health committees and representatives.

Jul 15, 2015
West Coast Shipping Employees Hours of Work Regulations

The Regulations outline the hours of work for employees hired in the shipping sector in British Columbia.

Mar 22, 2006
Canada Marine Act

This Act provides for the establishment of port authorities and the divesting of certain harbours and ports, for the commercialization of the St. Lawrence Seaway and ferry services and other matters related to maritime trade and transport.

May 23, 2018
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Natural and Man-made Harbour Navigation and Use Regulations

This regulation aims the safety in ports and clearances and instructions on site activities.

Mar 22, 2006
Port Authorities Management Regulations

These regulations govern aspects of port authorities, their name, board of directors and various financial matters.

 
Port Authorities Operations Regulations

These Regulations apply in respect of the navigable waters of a port, works and activities in a port and the property managed, held or occupied by a port authority. It aims security and policing in ports, port authorities’ activities and authorizations required for these activities.

 
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Canada National Parks Act

The National Parks Act is a Canadian federal law that regulates the protection of natural areas of national significance.

Dec 12, 2017
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National Historic Parks General Regulations

These Regulations concern camping, the use of vessels, and the utilization of fire and explosives, etc. in National Historic Parks.

Sep 30, 2011
National Parks of Canada Fire Protection Regulations

These Regulations cover the prevention of fire or fire management in the National Parks of Canada.

Dec 3, 2009
National Parks Wildlife Regulations

These Regulations address wildlife in the National Parks of Canada other than Wood Buffalo National Park.

Dec 3, 2009
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act

The Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act administer oil and gas exploration, production, processing and transportation in marine areas controlled by the federal government only. The purpose of the Act is to promote safety, protection of the environment, the conservation of oil and gas resources, and joint production agreements.

Aug 10, 2016
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

These Regulations determine fines (otherwise known as an “administrative monetary penalty”) for those in the oil and gas industry. In addition, a framework is created to determine who may be held responsible in the case of an accident at an oil and gas operation.

The Regulations:
*Designate provisions of the Act and its regulations, the contravention of which may lead to an administrative monetary penalty (“AMP”);
*Classify violations by their gravity of risk.
*Determine the methodology by which an AMP will be calculated;
*Set out the conditions under which an AMP may be issued.

Feb 27, 2016
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Financial Requirements Regulations

These regulations establish how applicants and operators must meet the financial resource requirements of the Act. Applicants and operators must have the financial resources to pay liability claims in the event of an accident or spill.

The Regulations:
*Describe how financial resources may be proven.
*Establish procedures for the Board for instances when an oil and gas project poses low risk and the Board chooses to lower to the minimum liability requirements.

Feb 27, 2016
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Regulations

Canada Oil and Gas Operations Regulations administer oil and gas operations on Canada lands. It applies to businesses involved in oils and land gas operations in the areas where the Act applies. It sets out the procedures and requirements for an operating license.

Mar 22, 2006
Regulations Establishing a List of Spill-treating Agents (Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act)

This Regulation determines the spill-treating agents acceptable for use in the event of an oil spill from an offshore facility.

 
Canada Petroleum Resources Act

This Act governs the lease of federally owned oil and gas rights on “frontier lands” to oil and gas companies that wish to find and produce the oil and gas. Rights leased to a company under the Act give the company the right to explore, and if successful, produce oil and gas owned by the federal government.

 
Canada Shipping Act

This Act regulates shipping and navigation in Canada. It addresses various environmental issues such as spills and disposal at sea.

Dec 12, 2017
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Administrative Monetary Penalties and Notices (CSA 2001) Regulations

This Regulation establishes an administrative monetary penalty regime for the Canada Shipping Act and its regulations. A violation of a designated provision of the Act or its regulations may be enforceable through a fine. The Schedule to the Regulation sets forth the designated provision, the minimum and maximum amount of the fine, and whether the offender may be fined for each day the violation occurs.

Apr 23, 2018
Anchorage Regulations

This regulation establishes certain waters where it is prohibited to anchor a ship.

Jul 1, 2007
Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations

These Regulations apply to: Canadian vessels that do not operate exclusively in Canadian waters, international vessels in Canadian waters, and offshore oil and gas vessels. The Regulations set forth the requirements for ballast water management, exchange and treatment. Vessels must carry a ballast water management plan onboard and follow the procedures of the plan. The Regulations also designate the person responsible for ensuring compliance.

May 15, 2017
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Burlington Canal Regulations

The Regulations establish general provisions pertaining to navigation in the Burlington Canal in Ontario.

Apr 28, 1989
Cargo Fumigation and Tackle Regulations

These regulations sets out how the cargo must be identified on board a ship and certain rules concerning loading.

Feb 3, 2017
Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations

These Regulations apply to Canadian ships in all waters and to all ships in waters under Canadian jurisdiction and establish the the charts, documents and publications that are required to be on board of a ship.

Jul 1, 2007
Classed Ships Inspection Regulations, 1988

This Regulation applies to specified classed ships. The Schedule sets forth the scope of surveys or inspections. The Regulation also establishes the instances when an inspection certificate ceases to be valid.

 
Collision Regulations

These Rules apply to all vessels upon the high seas and in all waters connected therewith navigable by seagoing vessels. It aims to ensure the maritime traffic safety.

Mar 7, 2014
Crew Accommodation Regulations

These Regulations apply to most ships and require that the crew be protected to the greatest extent practicable against injury, weather, moisture and effluent. Requirements for lighting, ventilation and drainage are established. The Regulations also establish when an inspection must be carried out.

 
Eastern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations

This Regulation applies to large ships and all ships carrying a pollutant or dangerous goods. The Regulation sets forth the reporting requirements that must be made while the ship is traveling in the Eastern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone.

 
Environmental Response Arrangements Regulations

These Regulations are designed to contribute to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from the effects of a vessel or an oil handling facility discharge of oil by providing a mechanism to maintain a state of preparedness and a response capability for discharges.

Jan 27, 2014
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Fire and Boat Drills Regulations

This regulation establishes the basic measures to be taken in case of emergency by the crew and captain.

Jan 27, 2014
Fire Detection and Extinguishing Equipment Regulations

These Regulations classify ships and set forth the applicable fire safety and prevention requirements for each class of ship.

Apr 24, 2017
Guidelines for Reporting Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods, Harmful Substances and/or Marine Pollutants - TP 9834 E (2009)

The intent of these Guidelines is to enable the proper authorities to be informed without delay so that appropriate action may be taken when: any incident occurs involving the loss, or likely loss, overboard of packaged dangerous goods in the sea; or any incident occurs giving rise to pollution, or threat of pollution to the marine environment, as well as of assistance and salvage measures; or any oil pollution incident occurs involving the loading or unloading of oil to or from a vessel at an oil handling facility.

 
Hull Construction Regulations

These Regulations set forth the fire protection requirements for hull construction of different types of ships.

Apr 24, 2017
Hull Inspection Regulations

This regulation establishes the standards that govern inspection of vessels.

Jul 1, 2007
Life Saving Equipment Regulations

These regulations contain requirements applicable to ships about lifesaving equipment and standards.

Aug 11, 2015
Load Line Regulations

This Regulation establishes the mandatory load line certification that vessels must possess. Part I sets forth requirements pertaining to circle load lines. Part II sets forth requirements regarding diamond load lines.

Dec 6, 2013
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Long-Range Identification and Tracking of Vessels Regulations

These Regulations apply in respect of Canadian vessels everywhere if they are engaged on international voyages and are cargo vessels or passenger vessels. It gives requirements regarding the equipment that must be used to transmit the information for the identification and the remote monitoring of a vessel.

Jan 27, 2014
Marine Machinery Regulations

These Regulations apply to most ships and establish the requirements for the construction and installation of marine machinery. The Regulations set forth requirements for plans, inspections, materials and marking.

Feb 3, 2017
Marine Personnel Regulations

These regulations establish the various certifications required for the marine personnel.

Feb 3, 2017
Navigation Safety Regulations

These Regulations apply to Canadian ships in any waters and to foreign ships in Canadian waters. Part 1 sets forth general requirements related to navigation equipment installation, testing and maintenance. Part 2 sets forth requirements for ships constructed before 2002. Part 3 sets forth requirements for ships constructed after 2002, organized by tonnage. Further equipment requirements and safety procedures are established in Parts 4 and 5.

May 17, 2018
Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations

The Regulations establish the vessel traffic services zone in northern Canada and prescribe the reports involved when using said zone.

Jul 1, 2010
Oil Handling Facilities Standards 1995 TP 12402 E

The standards provide details for operators of designated oil handling facilities in developing their oil pollution emergency plans to ensure that plans will comply with the requirements for procedures, equipment and resources as set out in the legislation and in the regulations for Response Organizations and Oil Handling Facilities.

 
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Pollutant Discharge Reporting Regulations

These Regulations address the obligations of the master of a ship to report any discharge of pollutants into the environment.

 
Port Wardens Tariff

Here we find the fees to be paid to the port warden by the master or owner of a ship.

Jul 1, 2007
Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and for Dangerous Chemicals

These Regulations apply to Canadian ships and non-Canadian ships in waters under Canadian jurisdiction. They provide basic parameters applicable in case of discharge of prescribed pollutants and chemicals.

 
Response Organizations and Oil Handling Facilities Regulations

These Regulations set out the rules applicable to procedures, equipment and resources of response organizations. It defines the procedures implemented in case of oil spill. It also applies to oil handling facilities and their emergency plans.

Jan 27, 2014
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Response Organizations Standards - TP 12401

The standards are intended to be used in the planning process in preparation for a response to an oil spill incident.

 
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Sable Island Regulations

The Regulations outline access to Sable Island (southeast off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia), construction requirements, steps to take when a wreck is found and the penalties that will be enacted should these regulations not be followed.

Jul 1, 2007
Safe Working Practices Regulations

These Regulations apply to persons in any working area associated with any ship in Canada or on any Canadian ship outside Canada. The Regulations establish general safety requirements and practices, and set forth safety requirements specific to the maritime industry, such as requirements concerning holds, tanks and gangways.

 
Safety Management Regulations

This Regulation requires that every applicable vessel comply with specified provisions of SOLAS.

 
Ship Radio Inspection Fees Regulations

This Regulation applies to Canadian and foreign ships. The Regulation establishes the fees for an inspection by a radio inspector.

 
Ship Station (Radio) Regulations, 1999

This Regulation determines the location and radio equipment of a ship station. The requirements depend on the region in which the ship is navigating.

May 17, 2018
Ship Station (Radio) Technical Regulations

This regulation governs the radio communication technical standards for ships.

Jul 13, 2017
Shipping Casualties Reporting Regulations

The Regulation sets out the steps to follow in case of a shipping casualty (death, dangerous event, disappearance, etc..).

Jul 1, 2007
Ships’ Elevator Regulations

This Regulation establishes that ships’ elevators constructed after 1975 must comply with C.S.A. Code B 44-1975.

 
Small Vessel Regulations

These Regulations apply to small vessels such as a pleasure craft or a workboat of not more than 15 gross tonnage. It sets out safety rules.

May 30, 2018
St. Clair and Detroit River Navigation Safety Regulations

The Regulations establish safety requirements while on ship in the Great Lakes between Lake Huron and Lake Erie.

Jul 1, 2007
Vessel Certificates Regulations

These Regulations apply in respect of Canadian vessels everywhere and foreign vessels in Canadian waters that are capable of engaging in the drilling for, or the production, conservation or processing of, oil or gas.

Feb 15, 2007
Vessel Clearance Regulations

This regulation applies to commercial vessels who engage in international voyages. It requires that vessels are inspected and certificates verified before being cleared for departure from a port in Canada. Non-compliance will results in fines, prison sentence or both.

Dec 6, 2013
Vessel Fire Safety Regulations

These regulations set out fire safety and prevention requirements for ships and boats that carry cargo and/or passengers; certain vessels such as pleasure crafts, fishing vessels, high-speed crafts, and nuclear vessels are exempt.

Feb 3, 2017
Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations

This regulation contains certain prohibitions for vessels to circulate in some Canadian waters.

Jan 4, 2018
Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations

The regulations apply to all vessels operating in waters under Canadian jurisdiction and to Canadian vessels operating anywhere. It specifically address a variety of categories of pollutants, including oil, noxious liquid substances, harmful substances carried in packaged form, sewage, garbage, air emissions, pollutant substances, and anti-fouling systems. The Regulations continue to implement requirements for vessel construction, equipment, inspection, certification, record keeping, reporting of pollution incidents, and operations. However, they do not apply to Canadian and foreign government military vessels.

May 17, 2018
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Vessel Traffic Services Zones Regulations

This regulation allows a safe management of maritime traffic areas.

Jul 1, 2007
Vessels Registry Fees Tariff

This regulation establishes the various fees payable for registration.

 
Canada Transportation Act

This Act was made to continue the National Transportation Agency as the Canadian Transportation Agency, to consolidate and revise the National Transportation Act, 1987 and the Railway Act and to amend or repeal other Acts as a consequence.

May 23, 2018
Air Transportation Regulations

These Regulations address air transportation in Canada.

May 15, 2017
Anhydrous Ammonia Bulk Storage Regulations

This regulation applies to railway companies that own or lease stationary bulk storage facilities for anhydrous ammonia. It applies, specifically, to those facilities that were installed or otherwise modified as of February 1, 1965, or as otherwise ordered by the Canadian Transport Commission.

The Regulation sets out requirements for: applications to construct facilities (Part I), distances required from anhydrous ammonia storage tank (Part II), storage tank design and operation (Part III) piping and transfer equipment (Part IV), safety relief devices (Part V), loading and unloading of tank operations (Part VI).

Mar 22, 2006
Chlorine Tank Car Unloading Facilities Regulations

This regulation applies to railway companies that own or lease chlorine tank car unloading facilities. Those facilities approved by the Canadian Transport Commission, prior to 1965, must adhere to the location, construction and design requirements as set out in this Regulation. The Regulation also sets requirements for: applications to construct facilities (Part I), distances required from chlorine unloading sites (Part II), piping and transfer equipment (Part III) and unloading operations (Part IV).

Mar 22, 2006
Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Regulations

The Regulations focus on the design, location, construction, operation and maintenance of stationary bulk storage facilities for flammable liquids under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Transport Commission (now Canadian Transportation Agency).

Mar 22, 2006
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Heating and Power Boilers Regulations

Railway companies are responsible for the safe design, construction, maintenance, operation, inspection, testing and repair of heating and power boilers.
This Regulation sets out rules for registering heating and power boilers and maintaining them in good order. Serious accidents must be reported.
The Schedule to the Regulation provides forms for data sheets, inspections and reporting.

Feb 15, 2017
Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations

Telephone wires must be affixed and maintained in accordance with the Standard cited by this Regulation.

 
Joint Use of Poles Regulations

This Regulation allows multiple companies to share the use of poles for the erection and maintenance of power and telephone lines. The Regulation sets the terms and conditions of such agreements for joint use of poles, and establishes basic safety protocol for the placement and maintenance of wires.

 
Liquefied Petroleum Gases Bulk Storage Regulations

This Regulation applies to railway companies that own or lease bulk storage facilities for liquid petroleum gases. The regulation is divided into 9 Parts and sets requirements for storage (Part I), distance requirements for loading and unloading tracks (Part II), storage tanks (Part III), Piping and Transfer Equipment (Part IV), Safety Relief Devices (Part V), the Loading and Unloading of tank cars (Part VI), Vapourizers (Part VII) and Switch Heater Facilities (Part IX).

Mar 22, 2006
Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations

Regulations Respecting the Training of Personnel Employed in Transportation-Related Facilities or Premises or by Carriers, to Assist Persons with Disabilities Travelling Within the Transportation Network.

Mar 22, 2006
Railway Employee Qualification Standards Regulations

The Regulations dictate the specific minimum qualifications required for Locomotive Engineers, Transfer Hostlers, Conductors and Yard Foremen.

Mar 22, 2006
Railway Interswitching Regulations

The Regulations outline the tariffs for the interswitching of rail traffic.

Aug 1, 2017
Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations

This Regulation applies to constructed or reconstructed rolling stock used on railways. Reporting requirements are outlined in Part 2 (Application). The Schedules to the Regulation provide rules governing the number, dimension, location and manner of application of safety appliances.

 
Railway Traffic Liability Regulations

The Regulations outline a Railway Company’s liability in their operations.

Mar 22, 2006
Service Equipment Cars Regulations

This Regulation establishes where service equipment cars may be assigned in the train (Marshalling), how many cars may be in the train (Lengths), the maximum speed for trains with occupied service equipment cars (Train Speeds) and how items in an occupied service car must be secured (Securement). The Regulation also establishes some of the required equipment in case of emergencies (Communication) and how cars in sidings must be protected against other train movements (Protection in Sidings).

 
Transportation Information Regulations

This Regulation establishes reporting requirements that must be submitted to the Minister of Transport. The Regulation applies to the following industries: air carrier, rail carriers, marine carriers, motor carriers, and passenger motor carriers.
Industries must submit information concerning their operations, including information concerning freight, passengers, equipment, shipments, and the fleet.

Aug 10, 2017
Wire Crossings and Proximities Regulations

This Regulation applies to power and telephone lines running along or across a railroad. The Regulation establishes the application and notification requirements for construction such lines. The lines must also be in accordance with the Standard cited in this Regulation.

 
Canada Water Act

This Act provides the framework for cooperation with provinces and territories in the conservation, development, and utilization of Canada’s water resources. The Act also addresses issues of water quality and contamination.

Apr 30, 2014
Guidelines for Effluent Quality and Wastewater Treatment at Federal Establishments

The purpose of these guidelines is to indicate the degree of treatment and effluent quality that will be applicable to all wastewater discharged from existing and proposed Federal installations. The Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations (SOR/2012-139) replace the 1976 Guidelines for Effluent Quality and Wastewater Treatment at Federal Establishments, for any work or undertaking that is used for the collection and deposit of wastewater (whether or not the wastewater is treated), and that includes a site that contains a wastewater lagoon.

 
Canada Wildlife Act

This Act allows for the creation, management and protection of wildlife areas for wildlife research activities.

Dec 12, 2017
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Wildlife Area Regulations

These Regulations prohibit all activities that could be harmful to species and to their habitat unless a permit is issued.

Jun 3, 2010
Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

An Act to implement an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador on offshore petroleum resource management and revenue sharing and to make related and consequential amendments.

Jun 22, 2017
Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area Diving Operations Safety Transitional Regulations

This section contains transitional operations safety regulations that pertain to any diving operation conducted in the Newfoundland offshore area in connection with the exploration or drilling for, or the production, conservation, processing or transportation of, petroleum.

Jan 5, 2015
Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Occupational Health and Safety Transitional Regulations

These OHS regulations pertain to employees working within the offshore area for the purposes of the exploration or drilling for — or the production, conservation or processing of — petroleum within the offshore area.

Aug 7, 2017
Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Transitional Regulations

The Regulations provide guidance in relation to immersion suits and firefighting equipment for offshore marine installations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Aug 17, 2017
Newfoundland Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations

This section contains regulations respecting oil and gas operations in the Newfoundland offshore area. Parts covered include: Operating Licence, Work Authorization, and Reporting of Spills.

Dec 31, 2014
Newfoundland Offshore Area Petroleum Geophysical Operations Regulations

This section contains health and safety regulations pertaining to geophysical operations in relation to exploration for petroleum in the Newfoundland Offshore Area.

Dec 31, 2014
Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Drilling and Production Regulations

This section contains regulations pertaining to Newfoundland Offshore petroleum drilling and production,

Dec 31, 2014
Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations

This section contains regulations that pertain to petroleum installations used in areas offshore Newfoundland under the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act.

Dec 31, 2014
Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act

This Act establishes the Authority and governs its administration and its role.

May 23, 2018
Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums Accreditation Standard

These Standards govern practices in zoos, aquariums and animal exhibits. They set out requirements related to the welfare and humane treatment of animals and the improvement of facilities housing animals.

Jul 17, 2017
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

This Act is designed to ensure that projects do not cause significant adverse environmental effects and that they promote sustainable development, and facilitate communication and participation between affected parties.

 
Canada Port Authority Environmental Assessment Regulations

These Regulations apply where an assessment of the environmental effects of a project is required. It contains the description of reports and CPA’s decisions, wich is a port authority established under the Canada Marine Act.

Mar 22, 2006
Comprehensive Study List Regulations

These Regulations list the projects and classes of projects for which a comprehensive study is required

 
Cost Recovery Regulations

These Regulations establish the amounts related to the exercise of the Agency’s responsibilities, the amounts related to the exercise of the responsibilities of members of a review panel and third-party services.

Jul 6, 2012
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Exclusion List Regulations

The Exclusion List Regulations specify projects involving physical works with insignificant environmental effects that are exempt from environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.

Jul 12, 2010
Inclusion List Regulations

These Regulations prescribe the physical activities and classes of physical activities, not relating to physical works, that may require an environmental assessment before a federal authority initiates or funds them, or grants land or issues regulatory approvals that allow the activities to proceed.

 
Infrastructure Projects Environmental Assessment Adaptation Regulations

These Regulations adapt the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act to infrastructure projects. It is repealed or spent since 2010-07-12.

Apr 30, 2009
Law List Regulations

These Regulations itemize the statutory and regulatory approvals that require environmental assessments under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. Environmental assessments are carried out by the federal department or agency that issues the approval.

 
Prescribed Information for the Description of a Designated Project Regulations

These Regulations contain a schedule with all information that must be included in the description of the designated project.

Mar 7, 2014
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Regulations Designating Physical Activities

These regulations identify the physical activities that constitute the designated projects that may require an environmental assessment by the Agency or will require an environmental assessment by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission or by the National Energy Board.

 
Regulations Respecting the Coordination by Federal Authorities of Environmental Assessment Procedures and Requirements

These Regulations address the coordination by federal authorities of environmental assessment procedures and requirements.

Jun 23, 2011
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 establishes the legislative basis for the federal environmental assessment process. Environmental assessment is a process to predict environmental effects of proposed initiatives before they are carried out.

The purposes of an environmental assessment are to minimize or avoid harmful environmental effects before they occur and integrates environmental factors into decision making.

Jun 22, 2017
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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

This Act makes pollution prevention the cornerstone of national efforts to reduce toxic substances in the environment. It sets out processes to assess the risks to the environment and human health posed by substances in commerce and imposes time-frames and procedures for managing toxic substances. The Act ensures the most harmful substances are phased out or not released into the environment in any measurable quantity.

Apr 4, 2018
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2- Butoxyethanol Regulations

These Regulations affect the indoor use of products containing 2-butoxyethanol. Schedule 1 specifies the concentration limits and Schedule 2 contains the information needed to obtain a permit.

Apr 4, 2014
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Benzene in Gasoline Regulations

These Regulations apply to gasoline containing Benzene. They contain prohibitions and set out methods for sampling and analysis. They also create an obligation to submit a report on gasoline supplies to the Minister.

Apr 19, 2018
Contaminated Fuel Regulations

These Regulations prohibit the import and export of fuel containing toxic substances that are dangerous goods within the meaning of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and that are neither normal components of the fuel or additives designed to improve the characteristics of the performance of the fuel.

Apr 19, 2018
Disposal at Sea Permit Application Regulations

The regulations introduce a procedure for issuing renewable permits for the disposal of waste or other matter at sea (disposal at sea). The regulations include the permit application form, found in Schedule 1, and the permit renewal application form, found in Schedule 2.

Sep 24, 2014
Disposal at Sea Regulations

These Regulations regulate the application for permits related to the disposal of substances at sea.

 
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Domestic Substance List Search Engine

This search engine allows the user to search through the inventory of substances manufactured in, imported into or used in Canada commercially.

 
Domestic Substances List

The DSL is an inventory of substances manufactured in, imported into or used in Canada commercially.

DSL
Jun 3, 2018
Environmental Code of Practice for Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions from Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems

This revised code of practice covers six trade sectors: Industrial/Commercial, Residential, Residential Domestic Appliances, Mobile Air Conditioning, Mobile Refrigeration, and Heavy-duty Mobile Air Conditioning. The revised code reflects the development of new alternative refrigerants, new technologies, revised practices and procedures, and additional regulatory requirements. It can also now be used as a reference tool for the reduction of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) emissions.

 
Environmental Emergency Regulations

These Regulations create environmental emergency plans in case of disasters created by pollution. Any person who manages, controls, or uses a substance listed in Schedule 1 must submit a notice to the Minister including the required information.

Dec 8, 2011
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Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations

These Regulations apply to the handling, transport, import and export of harzardous wastes and recyclable materials. It aims to prevent environmental disasters.

Nov 25, 2016
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