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March 2019
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CPA members and staff participated in the Forward Summit held February 26-28 in Calgary, AB. Attended by over 400 delegates, it provided important insight and networking opportunities as the CPA continues to develop its Indigenous outreach program. Superior Propane, Parkland Fuels as well as CPA’s subsidiary, Emergency Response Assistance Canada, joined the CPA.
 
 
   
The CPA and its members hosted a successful Lobby Day at Queen’s Park in Toronto on February 20, 2019. Over 25 members and CPA staff participated in 20 meetings with a number of key government ministers, staff and MPPs from all political parties and regions of the province.
 
 
The CPA has completed pre-budget submissions for Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick to help the provinces reduce their energy costs and GHG emissions, providing a number of recommendations.
 
On February 28, CPA President & CEO Nathalie St-Pierre and Director of Government Relations, Québec and Atlantic Canada Jean-François Duguay met with N.B. Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr to discuss the game-changing advantages of propane and to ensure the inclusion of the CPA and the propane industry during future provincial policy and program development.
 
 
MaXfield Inc.
Diversco
CPA News
The CPA is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill the positions of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Safety and Director, Regulatory Affairs & Training, and encourages you to circulate them to anyone you know who may be interested in applying. 
 
 
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On January 28, Transport Canada launched its new system, ERAP online services (EOS); EOS replaces the previous manual ERAP application process. This new system changes how ERAPs are managed, updated and renewed.
 
Are you, or someone in your family, taking courses in emergency management? The Leo Sichewski Memorial Bursary allows ERAC Plan Participants, responders and employees, and their family members, to access up to up to $2,000 for enrollment in a certificate, diploma or degree program in safety, emergency management or first responder training. To obtain more information on the bursary and application process, please visit the ERAC website. Submit applications to bursary@erac.org by March 31.  
 
National Energy Equipment Inc.
Events
Date: May 28-30
Location: Niagara Fall, ON
 
Date: June 12-13
Location: Morell, PEI
 
Date: September 6-7
Location: Red Deer, AB
 
Date: September 10
Location: Langley, BC
 
CPA members are entitled to a 15% discount on conference passes to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit being held this June 4-6, 2019 in Calgary.
 
Dependable Truck & Tank Limited
Cavagna North America
 

 

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