As of May 18, 2019, proposed amendments to the Explosives Regulations have been published in Canada Gazette, Part I for a 30-day consultation period. Stakeholder feedback is important to us. Please submit comments regarding the proposed amendments to: Erdmms@nrcan.gc.ca.
Act and Regulations
Understand the Explosives Act and Regulations governing the use of explosives, and the role of NRCan’s Explosives Regulatory Division.
Acquisition, storage and sale
Get acquainted with the key terms and definitions involved in the acquisition, storage and sale of explosives.
Find out about the "List of Authorized Explosives" and how to have your products listed on it.
Learn about the different kinds of certificates needed for display fireworks.
Importing, exporting and transporting-in-transit
Find out about the Import, Export or In-Transit permits required to move explosives into or out of Canada.
Learn about the licences, certificates and other requirements involved in manufacturing explosives.
Reporting an incident
Read about the legal provisions in the Explosives Act, 2013 around reporting incidents and accidents to the Explosives Regulatory Division.
Learn about how to comply with Part 20 of the Explosives Regulations if you are a seller or purchaser of restricted components.