What is it

Transport Canada is testing the use of electronic shipping document for dangerous goods transport

  • Are you a first responder?
  • Are you selling dangerous goods?
  • Are you transporting dangerous goods?
  • Are you preparing shipping documents?

Project Elements

  1. Selected companies will be authorized, under specific conditions, to use electronic shipping documents to test within their systems
  2. First responders and law enforcement will also evaluate the use of electronic shipping documents via emergency simulations
  3. Transport Canada will collect data through studies and surveys


  • Pilot testing and simulations
    • 2020-2022
  • Final recommendations
    • 2022-2024

Have Your Say

We’re looking for shippers, carriers, first responders, enforcement personnel and government agencies to participate as testers of electronic shipping documents, and by providing feedback. Learn more about participating and how to apply.

Useful Links

Contact Us

  • TDGEShipping-ExpeditionETMD@tc.gc.ca