Transportation Information Regulations (SOR/96-334)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-06-09. Previous Versions

  •  (1) An air carrier or general aviation operator referred to in column I of Schedule I must provide to the Minister the details relating to the information required by sections 4 to 6 that are provided for in the form referred to in column II for the reporting period set out in column III before the end of the day set out in column IV.

  • (2) If the form and manner of providing the details are set out in column V of Schedule I, an air carrier or general aviation operator referred to in column I must provide the details to the Minister in the form and manner set out.

  • (3) If two forms are referred to in column II of Schedule I, the details provided for in either of the forms may be provided to the Minister.

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 6.

 An air carrier that sells the entire capacity of an aircraft for a flight to another air carrier must, in respect of that capacity, provide to the Minister the information, and the details relating to the information, that the other air carrier would have been required to provide under sections 4, 5 and 7 if the other air carrier had been operating the aircraft.

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 6.

PART IIRail Carriers

Interpretation

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

class I rail carrier

class I rail carrier means a railway company that realized gross revenues of at least $250,000,000 for the provision of rail services in each of the two calendar years before the year in which information is provided pursuant to this Part. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie I)

class II rail carrier

class II rail carrier means a railway company that realized gross revenues of less than $250,000,000 for the provision of rail services in each of the two calendar years before the year in which information is provided pursuant to this Part. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie II)

class III rail carrier

class III rail carrier means a railway company, other than a class I rail carrier or a class II rail carrier, that is engaged in the operation of bridges, tunnels and stations. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie III)

gross ton miles per mile of track

gross ton miles per mile of track means the number of tons of freight transported by a train and the number of tons of locomotives and cars of the train multiplied by the distance travelled and divided by the length of track operated. (tonnes-milles brutes par mille de voie)

infant

infant means a person who is less than two years of age. (enfant en bas âge)

movement event

movement event means

  • (a) the placement of a railway car at a location by a class I rail carrier for the loading or unloading of grain;

  • (b) the release of a railway car by a shipper, consignee or terminal for transportation by a class I rail carrier;

  • (c) the transportation of a railway car by a class I rail carrier; or

  • (d) the constructive or actual placement of a railway car at a location by a class I rail carrier. (événement de mouvement)

passholder

passholder means a person who is an employee of a rail carrier or is otherwise entitled to be transported by a rail carrier without charge or at a reduced fare. (titulaire de laissez-passer)

railway company

railway company has the meaning assigned to that term in section 87 of the Act. (compagnie de chemin de fer)

revenue passenger

revenue passenger, in respect of a rail carrier, means a passenger the charge for whose transportation is remunerated to the rail carrier based on a tariff for the transportation. (passager payant)

Western Division

Western Division has the same meaning as in section 147 of the Act. (région de l’Ouest)

  • SOR/97-92, s. 3;
  • SOR/99-328, s. 3;
  • SOR/2014-190, s. 1.

Information

  •  (1) A rail carrier referred to in column I of an item of Schedule II must provide to the Minister the information that is required by the form set out in column II of the item in respect of the reporting period set out in column III of that item by no later than the day set out in column IV of that item.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2013-196, s. 7]

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 7.
  •  (1) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister financial and operating information for the rail carrier’s Canadian operations, in respect of each quarterly and annual reporting period, that consists of the rail carrier’s unaudited financial statement that is prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • (2) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister rail traffic information, in duplicate, in respect of each quarterly and annual reporting period, that consists of a statement that indicates

    • (a) the code that identifies the rail carrier and the last two digits of the year in which the transportation takes place;

    • (b) whether the rail carrier transports freight that is

      • (i) transferred to another rail carrier,

      • (ii) tranferred from another rail carrier,

      • (iii) for a portion of the transport in Canada, where the transport begins and ends in the United States,

      • (iv) transferred from a vessel, based on the rail origin,

      • (v) transferred to a vessel, based on the rail destination,

      • (vi) transferred from a truck, based on the rail origin, or

      • (vii) transferred to a truck, based on the rail destination;

    • (c) the geographic location code, where the transport began or ended in Canada, the alphanumeric code that identifies the province or the state in which the transport began or ended, and, if applicable, the geographic location code of the junction at which freight is transferred to or from another rail carrier, the code that identifies that rail carrier and the code that identifies the rail carrier on which the transport began or ended;

    • (d) the alphanumeric code that identifies imports and exports, the code that identifies the border crossing location, the standard transportation commodity code, the code that identifies the type of equipment used, the number of carloads and the commodity tonnage;

    • (e) the gross waybill revenue, the portion of the waybill revenue received by the rail carrier that provides the information, the miles in respect of which the gross waybill revenue was derived, the two-digit commodity code and, if applicable, the code that identifies dangerous goods, the gross tonnage of any grain that is transported and an intermodal traffic indicator;

    • (f) in the case of the movement of grain, the gross tonnage of the grain transported each month; and

    • (g) in the case of the transportation of dangerous goods, the UN number assigned to the goods by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods or the hazardous materials commodity code assigned to the goods by the United States Bureau of Explosives.

  • (3) Class I rail carriers that transport freight must provide to the Minister, rail traffic density information, in duplicate, in respect of each annual reporting period, including

    • (a) the gross ton miles per mile of track on segments between stations, aggregated to comprise subdivisions; and

    • (b) the number of multiple tracks in each segment between stations and the length of the segment in miles of track.

  • (4) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister railway costs and rate determination information, as well as supporting information, for the rail carrier’s Canadian operations, in respect of each annual reporting period, including

    • (a) average long-term variable costs for the rail system;

    • (b) operating statistics for the rail system and rail cost centres and by equipment type and type of service; and

    • (c) operating expenses for the rail system and rail cost centres and by equipment type and type of service.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 4;
  • SOR/2013-196, s. 8.
  •  (1) A class I rail carrier that transports grain must provide to the Minister information in respect of the transportation of grain that includes, for each movement event,

    • (a) the letters that identify the railway car;

    • (b) the number that identifies the railway car;

    • (c) an indication as to whether the railway car is loaded or empty;

    • (d) an indication as to whether the railway car is being

      • (i) placed at a location for loading,

      • (ii) placed at a location for unloading,

      • (iii) released for transportation,

      • (iv) transported, or

      • (v) constructively or actually placed;

    • (e) the date and time that the movement event began;

    • (f) the geographic location code that identifies the location where the movement event began;

    • (g) the date and time that the movement event ended;

    • (h) the geographic location code that identifies the location where the movement event ended; and

    • (i) the standard transportation commodity code in respect of the grain.

  • (2) A class I rail carrier that transports grain must provide to the Minister, in respect of each crop year, a statement of the benefits, including the monetary benefits, given to grain handling undertakings as a means of sharing present or anticipated gains in the efficiency of the grain handling and transportation system.

  • (3) The value of the monetary benefits paid or credited to grain handling undertakings shall be expressed, if reasonably quantifiable, in dollars.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 5;
  • SOR/2014-190, s. 2.
 
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