Transport Canada Issues Interim Order – G20

Transport Canada has posted on its website a proposed interim order for the period of the G20 meetings in Toronto. Dangerous goods that require an ERAP, are in Classes 1.1, 1.2, 1.5 or are in Class 7, other than medical isotopes (UN2915), are prohibited from the controlled access zone. Also included in this are dangerous goods that require the display of placards. However, these dangerous goods are permitted between midnight and 06:00.

The controlled access zone is the area in the City of Toronto that is bounded by Strachan Ave from Queen St West to Lake Ontario, Queen St West from Strachan Ave to Bathurst Street, Bathurst Street from Queen St West to Dundas St West, Dundas Street West/Dundas Street East from Bathurst Street to Jarvis Street, Jarvis Street from Dundas St East to Lake Ontario. You can also view this area on a map.

This interim order is expected to be signed by the Minister on June 21 and will expire June 28 at 06:00.

To view the interim order, please go to:
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/g20-controlledaccesszones-1090.htm

To comment on this interim order or to make a case for a business critical exemption, please contact, by close of business on June 4:

Linda Hume-Sastre
Director, Legislation and Regulations
Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate (ASDC)
Transport Canada

By one of the following options:
Email: linda.hume-sastre@tc.gc.ca
Fax: 613-993-5925
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