Natural Resources Canada published a proposed update to the Explosives Act and Regulation in the Canada Gazette 1 on March 17,
2012. The original legislation is outdated as it was written before 1920.
Public comment and feedback is invited and is available for 75 days after the publication date. After the comments are received and
evaluated, which may result in changes, the Regulations will be published in Canada Gazette 2 and become law in early January 2013.
The proposed regulations are available at:
Explosive Regulation, 2012 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are also available:
A copy of the letter sent by Sunward is available for viewing:
As the new regulations will impact rocketeers across Canada, they are encouraged to submit their concerns.