Industry Regulators

Industry regulators and contact information

The storage, transportation, handling and use of propane is regulated by a variety of acts and regulations within federal, provincial, and territorial jurisdictions.

Transportation of Propane & Propane Cylinders

Transport Canada administers and enforces the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act & Regulations, which specifies requirements for transporting propane, such as means of containment, safety marks, training, permits and emergency response assistance plans.


For questions on these subjects

Contact the TDG regional office below or CANUTEC at 613-992- 4624:

Atlantic * 1-866-814-1477 *
Quebec * 1-514-283-5722 *
Ontario * 1-416-973-1868 *

Prairie & Northern * 1-888-463-0521 *

Pacific * 1-604-666-2955 *

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Propane Storage & Handling

In Canada, provincial authorities regulate the storage and handling of propane, as well as facilities, contractors, equipment and appliances that use propane. This includes administering and enforcing safety codes and standards, inspections, licensing and permits for the propane industry. Please contact the appropriate authority below for advice on regulatory matters:


Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Public Safety 

Tel: 1.866.421.6929 



Inspection and Technical Services

508-401 York Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0P8 
Tel: 1-204-945-3373

Newfoundland & Labrador

Dept. of Government Services, Engineering and Inspections Division

Tel.: 709.729.2747

Northwest Territories

Ministry of Infrastructure 

Tel.: 867.767.9000

Prince Edouard Island

Dept. of Environment, Energy and Climate Action

Tel.: 902.368.5044 



Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan

Tel.: 866.530.8599



Department of Community Services, Building Safety 

Tel.: 867.667.5741 or 1.800.661.0408, ext 5741


British Columbia

New Brunswick

Ministry of Justice and Public Safety 

Tel.: 506.453.3992 


Courriel :


Dept. of Community and Government Services, Protection Services

Tel: 867.975-5440



Technical Standards & Safety Authority 

Tel.: 1.877.682.8772 



La Régie du bâtiment du Québec 

Tel.: 1.800.361.0761 

Nova Scotia

Dept. of Labour & Advanced Education – Technical Safety Division

Tel.: 902.424.5301 or 1.844.424.5301