The global chemistry industry is a story of innovation and incredible growth, well in excess of global GDP growth rates. While provinces have prioritized the chemistry sector for economic growth, Canada has largely been unable to capitalize on the opportunity in the absence of dedicated federal...Download PDF
Modernization of NAFTA is an opportunity to address inefficiencies and upgrade the agreement to reflect technological advances and incorporate procedures adopted or proposed since the Agreement came into force in 1994. For the chemistry industry, and for the broader economy, it has the potential...Download PDF
CIAC is supportive of Transport Canada's efforts to update the TP14877 Standard. Of key importance to CIAC are the efforts made toward increased harmonization, clarification, and continuous improvements that support public safety. After reviewing the proposed amendments in the Containers for...Download PDF
Dear Minister Hajdu:
I am writing to you on behalf of the member-companies of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) who are deeply concerned about the potential for strike activity and work stoppage at the Canadian National Railway (CN) that could begin as early as May 30, 2017.
Overall, CIAC is supportive of Transport Canada's efforts to amend Part 7 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations to clarify its expectations for stakeholders and agrees that the ERAP program plays a key role in protecting the safety of the public and first responders. Additionally,...Download PDF
The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) provides this submission in response to the Government of Canada’s review of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) structure, role, and mandate under the National Energy Board Act. This review is being undertaken under a broader Government of Canada...Download PDF