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October 2018
Advocacy News
On Tuesday, September 18, the Progressive Conservative Government of Ontario announced that it will introduce legislation that, if passed, would encourage private gas distributors to develop projects that expand access to natural gas. The CPA is calling upon all Ontario members to join the association and take immediate action by writing to your local MPP. 
 
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Industry News
The federal government announced funding of $117 million, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, to facilitate the sale and begin repairs of the flood-damaged rail line to Churchill, Manitoba and to ensure that propane supply is restored to the community.
 
On August 31, 2018, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation released a statement announcing the end of the Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program as of July 11, 2018.
 
On September 14, 2018, the Ministère du Développement durable, de l''Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on November 14, 2018.
 
 
On September 10, 2018, Nova Scotia announced the launch of the Low Carbon Communities Program, a new program aimed to help communities save money on energy cost while reducing their emissions. 
 
The province of Nova Scotia is expecting equity with other provinces when it comes to a contentious carbon pricing program. In August, the McNeil government submitted some details to the federal government on their proposed cap and trade system, but has yet to release details to the public.
 
On September 10, 2018, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Dwight Ball announced the signing of a bilateral agreement with the Government of Canada under the Investing in Canada Plan that will provide more than $555 million in federal funding over the next decade for community infrastructure projects.
 
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