Emergency Response Task Force

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, January 15, 2015
From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transport Canada – 330 Sparks Street, Place de Ville, Tower C, Ottawa, Ontario
FC 27-28-29-30 (food court area – basement level)

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION SPONSOR
9:30 1 Opening Remarks by Chair Chris Powers
Chair, Emergency Response Task Force (ERTF)
Transport Canada
9:35 2 Approval of the Agenda Louis Laferrière,
Vice-chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
9:40 3 Approval of the December 11, 2014 Meeting Decision Record
  • Update from ER Task Force Secretariat on action items from the last meeting
Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
Transport Canada
9:50 4 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Status of Submission to NFPA Committee
  • Status Update on Amendment Submission (Project Initiating Form) to the NFPA Committee
  • Status Update on an NFPA Summit/Forum
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
10:00 5 ER Task Force Subgroup 1 – Building on PD 33 and Industry approach
  • Status Update
  • Discussion and decision on subgroup proposals
Louis Laferrière,
Vice-chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
10:45   Coffee Break  
11:00 6 ER Task Force Subgroup 2 – Incident Management
  • Status Update
  • For discussion and decision: Subgroup 2 findings and proposed recommendations
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
12:00   Lunch Break  
1:00 7 CANUTEC Update Angelo Boccanfuso
Director, CANUTEC
Transport Canada
1:15 8 Update on recent TDG regulatory amendments Benoit Turcotte
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Transport Canada
1:30 9 Incident Management
  • Presentation on Alberta’s Approach to ICS and their Incident Management Team Concept
  • Presentation on ICS Canada
Dave Galea
Executive Director, Public Safety
Alberta Emergency Management Agency
2:30   Coffee Break  
2:45 10 Next Steps:
  • Confirmation of members and schedule for Subgroup 5 (training) meetings
  • Progress report on Subject Matter Expert team’s work on flammable liquids
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
3:15 11 Roundtable – Comments, Questions and Answers All
3:45 12 Closing Remarks Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
Transport Canada
4:00   Meeting Adjourned  
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