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Advocacy News
During recent working group meetings of the Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) held on October 16 and 17, discussions focused on Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) proposals on the Gaseous Stream – Exclusions, Differentiation and Definitions as well as End-Use Fuel Switching in the Liquid Stream.

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For many in the western provinces, this has been a wet and snowy fall, creating serious challenges for farmers to get their crops off the fields for harvest. A wet crop also leads to an extended use of grain dryers fuelled by propane, and as CPA members in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba can attest, all have been busy keeping up with the additional demand this season.

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On October 15, CPA Board Chair Dan Kelly and CPA President & CEO Nathalie St-Pierre presented the propane industry’s recommendations on Bill 4, Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018 to the Ontario Standing Committee on General Government. 

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On October 16, the CPA met with senior officials from the Minister of Transportation’s office to discuss the propane industry’s issues linked to the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O., 1990 (Load restrictions), the advantages of auto propane for reducing harmful emissions from the commercial vehicle transportation sector and the benefits of reducing costs for Ontarians by creating a fair level playing field for the energy sector.

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On September 28, the CPA responded to the Ontario government’s proposed Redesigning Ontario’s Drive Clean Motor Vehicle Emissions Testing Program. The CPA submission shows the vital role auto propane can play in low-emission transportation and demonstrates the game-changing advantages of its expanded use as a viable solution that can maximize emissions reductions from on-road vehicles.

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Industry News
On October 23, Prime Minister Trudeau formally announced that the Federal Pollution Pricing System will come into force in 2019. According to the federal government, putting a price on pollution, otherwise known as a carbon tax, is a central pillar of its Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. 

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On October 25, the federal government will enact provisional safeguard measures on the importation of a number of steel products, including heavy plates, concrete reinforcing bars, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheets, pre-painted steel, stainless steel wires and wire rods. These will be administered in the form of a tariff-rate quota.

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Propane Training Institute
The CPA continues to work on improving our training services. We have a few items to update you on: our code of conduct and new PTI manual feedback support.

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Canadian Propane Association/Association canadienne du propane
410 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 406
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 1B7
Tel: (613) 683-2270 | www.propane.ca