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Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Amendments to Canada Marine Act with respect to increasing the number of applicable ports.
- Bill C-3, Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act with respect to the Tanker Safety, Spill Preparedness and Response Panel and input to the national review.
- Canada Shipping Act 2001 with respect to ongoing regulatory reform.
- Implementation of Canada's National Marine Conservation Areas Act (2002) with respect to the proposed Southern Strait of Georgia National Marine Conservation Area.
- Oceans Act with respect to marine transportation and the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA).
- Pacific Pilotage Authority execution of the Pilotage Act 1972 with respect to the application of Fee Amendments and pilotage waivers.
Policies or Program
- Canada Border Services Agency with respect to the new "E Manifest" requirement for vessel operators to file for individual carrier codes and the new requirement for filing of a Conveyance Arrival Notice.
- Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council and Red Tape Reduction Commission on the matter to improve trade facilitation and eliminate redundant regulatory oversight.
- Canadian Coast Guard Subcommittee on Marine Service Fees Costing Methods with respect to the review of program costs and levels of service.
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency Asian Gypsy Moth Policy with respect to the inspection policy for vessels arriving from high risk ports.
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency with respect to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Draft International Standard Phyto-Sanitary Measures (ISPM) minimizing pest risk in containers.
- Transport Canada Shortsea Shipping Policy - initiatives / programs and impact on the movement of containers through British Columbia ports.
- U.S. and Canada - Implementation of "Beyond the Border" initiative.
- Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations - deck cargoes on vessels, fumigants in ship holds and the 2011 revision to deck cargo loading regulations.
- Implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention (2004) with respect to Canadian Coastal Voyages.
- Marine Transportation Security Regulations with respect to the Amendments published in April 2013.
- Vessel Pollution & Dangerous Chemicals. The North American Emissions Control Area (ECA) with respect to the filing of fuel non-availability reports and the sampling of fuel for compliance implementation.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Finance Canada (FIN)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Grain Transportation Agency (GTA)
Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Parks Canada (PC)
Public Service Labour Relations Board (PSLRB)
Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
Transport Canada (TC)
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
Government institutions added through a monthly communication report
- Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
TO ASSIST PERSONS, FIRMS AND CORPORATIONS INVOLVED IN SHIPPING AS AGENTS, OWNERS, AND OPERATORS IN COMPLYING WITH APPLICABLE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS BY ACTING AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF MEMBERS, IN SECURING SERVICES AND BY OBTAINING OR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION ON APPLICABLE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS. TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHIPPING BUSINESS, NEGOTIATE ON BEHALF OF ITS MEMBERS, FURTHER COOPERATION AMONG THOSE ENGAGED IN SHIPPING, UNDERTAKE THE STUDY OF PROBLEMS RELATING TO THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY, PROPOSE LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS WHICH MAY AFFECT SHIPPING, ADVISE GOVERNMENTAL BODIES OR THEIR DEPARTMENTS ON MATTERS RELATING TO SHIPPING AND PROMOTE THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF BUSINESS ETHICS AMONG THOSE ENGAGED IN THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Organization's membership or classes of membership
PRINCIPAL MEMBERSHIP (65 MEMBERS) A PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION ENGAGED IN DEEP-SEA SHIPPING OR COASTAL SHIPPING, AS AN OWNER, GENERAL AGENT, OR OPERATOR, WITH A PLACE OF BUSINESS IN THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (42 MEMBERS) A PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION ENGAGED IN A BUSINESS SERVING OR RELATED TO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
100 - 1111 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2J3
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Rosemary Bray,
Executive Assistant |
No public offices held
- Stephen Brown,
No public offices held
- Bonnie Gee,
Vice President |
No public offices held