CPA Public Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane

Advocacy News
 
   
The CPA  was invited to appear before the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources on October 24. Click here to watch the testimony.

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The Government of Canada (NRCan) has committed to reducing reliance on diesel fuel in Canada’s remote, Northern and Indigenous communities and industrial sites by supporting a transition to more sustainable energy solutions.

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In September, the Ontario Government released a draft proposal for an updated Green Commercial Vehicle Program (GCVP). While the previous version of this program (2008-10) included propane vehicles, this new proposal has initially only included electric and natural gas vehicles, as well as various fuel efficiency technologies. The CPA is working to ensure this program includes propane vehicles.

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In an effort to enhance the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in rural Ontario, the CPA has proposed a Rural Propane Retrofit Program to the Ontario government. The objective of the program is to switch rural Ontario consumers from heating oil to clean-burning propane.

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Nova Scotia Environment is currently developing greenhouse gas (GHG) quantification, reporting and verification (QRV) regulations needed to support the development and implementation of the cap and trade program.

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On September 29, the province of Nova Scotia introduced amendments to its Environment Act to develop and set up the Cap and Trade Program.

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Industry News
 
   
The Green Municipal Fund (GMF) is a key program of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that provides partial funding for municipalities to design and implement successful projects and foster sustainability across Canada. This includes funding for transportation capital projects related to sustainability and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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As expected, Premier Couillard’s cabinet shuffle resulted in several new faces joining cabinet while the older guard shifted roles. The new cabinet will be composed of 30 ministers, which is quite large – nearly half of the Liberal caucus. 

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CPA News
Jean-François Duguay, CPA Director, Government Relations, Atlantic & Quebec, and CPA member Darrell Cormier of Scotia Propane met with Mark Bettens, Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Wayne McDonald, Director, Engineering and Public Works of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).

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Emergency Response Assistance Canada
 
   
A fire department and its firefighters are only as good as their training. And it takes diligence to provide effective training and resources for our first responders. Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC) conducts a mobile LPG firefighting training program with fire departments across Canada. 

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Events
Canadian Propane Association/Association canadienne du propane
300-100 rue Gloucester St.
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 0A4
Tel: (613) 683-2270 | www.propane.ca