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Transport committee  I think that the transportation of dangerous goods is adequately regulated through the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act. There is a very good relationship among industry, government, and all stakeholders involved in keeping those regulations up to date and responsive to the

September 13th, 2017Committee meeting

Kara Edwards

Transport committee  I think a key part of that is understanding at what point there is no longer adequate service. It needs to incorporate that, as well. I think the Western Canadian Shippers’ Coalition did a very eloquent job of explaining the key differences yesterday. We could propose and submi

September 13th, 2017Committee meeting

Kara Edwards

Transport committee  With regard to the agency's powers, we believe, if they're expanded for shippers, it gives one more opportunity for remedies to be available. Additionally, with some of the limitations of the agency right now, it might not be as easy for them to see how certain cases fall into th

September 13th, 2017Committee meeting

Kara Edwards

Transport committee  Often rail is the safest mode for highly dangerous goods to travel, or, depending on the volume, you can transport it in cylinders as well that would go by road but in small volumes. With the other traffic on the road, with different conditions, often rail is the safest mode to t

September 13th, 2017Committee meeting

Kara Edwards