Regulatory Proposals under Development

Public Notice – 60 Day Consultation: Part 12 (Air) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

June 2, 2017

Transport Canada (TC) is seeking to update and clarify the requirements for the transportation of dangerous goods by air. Following the comments and suggestions that were provided during the consultations in spring 2016, TC has developed proposals to amend Part 12 (Air) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulationsand is now seeking your views on these proposals.

We ask that you review the White Paper available online at You will also find accompanying documents that outline our proposed changes in greater detail and summarize the comments that we received during the spring 2016 consultations. The online consultation tool, available through the above-mentioned link, allows you to provide your input via direct online submission or by e-mail.

The deadline for participating in this online forum is August 8, 2017.

Feedback received will be considered in the development of proposed regulatory amendments. Once developed, the proposed amendments will be posted in the Canada Gazette, Part I, for a 60-day comment period.

Should you wish to reach us directly, or should you experience problems with the online link, please contact us by e-mail at, with the subject heading “Part 12 – Air”.

Thank you for your continued engagement and support.

Amira Sultan
Chief, Safety Policy and International Engagement
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Transport Canada

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