March 27, 2024 | Circular No. 11651

Dear Member,

Further to CL 11638, the first meeting of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Committee is confirmed for Tuesday April 9th at 1:00pm EST. This will be a hybrid meeting, where Montreal residents are encouraged to come join us at ShipFed’s office (625 Rene-Levesque Blvd, suite 800).

Any members who are interested in participating in the meeting are invited to please contact Nathan Phillips ( at any time. Topics discussed will include:

  • Undeclared and misdeclared dangerous goods (DGs): Overview of the Federation’s upcoming presentation to Transport Canada in May, with opportunity for feedback.
  • Transport Canada’s Client Identification Database: Registration requirements for ocean carriers.
  • Port DG permit process: Opportunity for feedback.
  • Training requirements in TDG Regulations (Part 6): Transport Canada to publish a white paper in early 2024.
  • ShipFed’s DG Training Course: Overview of last session.

We look forward to seeing you there.


Nathan Phillips
Policy Analyst