Government Property Traffic Regulations (C.R.C., c. 887)

Regulations are current to 2015-11-16 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

Government Property Traffic Regulations

C.R.C., c. 887


Regulations Respecting Government Property Traffic


 These Regulations may be cited as the Government Property Traffic Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


“Commissioner” means the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; (commissaire)

“Confederation Bridge”

“Confederation Bridge” means the bridge and other real property situate, lying and being upon the lands and lands covered by water described in Schedule B, as amended from time to time, to a lease document registered on October 5, 1993 as document 3562 in the Prince County Registry Office in the province of Prince Edward Island. (pont de la Confédération)


“constable” means

  • (a) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police,

  • (b) a member of a provincial or municipal police force, and

  • (c) any person authorized to enforce the Regulations by a Minister or the Minister’s Deputy, Assistant Deputy or Acting Deputy, or by the Commissioner or any officer referred to in subsection 6(1) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act; (agent de sûreté)


“department” means


“driver” means a person who is driving or is in actual physical control of a vehicle; (conducteur)

“government property”

“government property” means property owned or occupied by Her Majesty in right of Canada; (terrain du gouvernement)


“highway” includes any highway, road, street, avenue, parkway, driveway, square, place, bridge, viaduct or trestle designed and intended for, or used for the passage of vehicles; (route)


“Minister” means

  • (a) with respect to a department mentioned in Schedule A to the Financial Administration Act, the Minister presiding over the department,

  • (b) with respect to a Crown corporation, the president or other chief executive officer thereof, and

  • (c) with respect to any other division or branch of the public service of Canada, the person who under the Financial Administration Act is the appropriate Minister; (ministre)


“park” means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading passengers or goods; (mettre en stationnement)

“South Klondike Highway”

“South Klondike Highway” means that portion of the Klondike Highway that is situated in the Province of British Columbia between 60° North Latitude 134°40’ West Longitude on the British Columbia and Yukon boundary and 59°39’ North Latitude 135°9’ West Longitude on the British Columbia and Alaska boundary; (route Klondike sud)


“vehicle” means a device in, upon, or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except a device used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. (véhicule)

  • SOR/88-93, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-341, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-860, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-174, s. 1;
  • SOR/97-277, s. 1.