Emergency Response Task Force

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, December 11, 2014
From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transport Canada, Place de Ville , Tower C, Ottawa, ON

Rooms FC-27-28-29-30 (Food Court Level)

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION SPONSOR
9:30 1 Opening Remarks by Chair Chris Powers
Chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
9:33 2 Approval of the Agenda Louis Laferriere,
Vice-chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
9:35 3 Approval of the November 20, 2014 Meeting Decision Record Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
9:40 4 Update on ER Task Force Subgroup 1 – Building on PD 33 and Industry approach Louis Laferriere,
Vice-chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
10:00 5 Update on ER Task Force Subgroup 2 – Incident Management  Chris Powers
Chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
10:20 6 CANUTEC update on CSX Angelo Boccanfuso
Director, CANUTEC
Transport Canada
10:45   Coffee Break  
11:00 7 Presentation on Lessons in Major Disaster Management- Lac-Mégantic and L'Isle-Verte Captain René Cayer
Sureté du Québec
12:00   Lunch Break  
1:00 8 Update on Fire Service Training Chris Powers
Chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
1:15 9 Presentation on NFPA training standards process and requirements for amendment submissions  Shayne Mintz
Canadian Regional Director 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  
1:45 10 Presentation on the Lac-Mégantic train derailment Denis Lauzon
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC)/ Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association
2:45   Coffee Break  
3:00 11 Next Steps:
  • Tasks still needing to be addressed by the ER Task Force
  • Discussion item on subgroup methodology
  • Call for membership for Subgroup 5: First Responders Training
Chris Powers
Chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
3:45 12 Roundtable - Questions and Answers All
4:00 13 Closing Remarks Chris Powers
Chair, ER Task Force
Transport Canada
4:00   Meeting Adjourned  
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