CPA Public Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane

Advocacy News
On March 31, 2019, a new federal fuel surcharge came into effect in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and New-Brunswick (July 2019: Yukon and Nunavut). It is part of the federal carbon pollution pricing system and there are implications for CPA members.

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The CPA is working with the ministries of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Finance to urge the exemption of propane from the new federal carbon levy as it pertains to agricultural applications. The new levy or “Backstop” affects the provinces of New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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On March 19, the federal government indicated that it is seeking further stakeholder comment on refinements to the Carbon Pollution Pricing System - otherwise known as the federal carbon levy or the “backstop” - which affects CPA Members in New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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On March 19, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau provided details for the 2019 Budget. The final budget to be tabled before the next federal election this fall contained many spending initiatives that are to be expected from a pre-election budget but no signature policy “game changer”. 

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On March 21, 2019, Ontario Premier Doug Ford joined Minister of Agriculture and Food Ernie Hardeman and Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips for a roundtable discussion on the impact of the federal carbon tax on Ontario’s agri-food industry. They were joined by 25 sectoral representatives at an Oxford county farm in Woodstock.

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Prepared by: Hatley Strategy Advisors

 

The much anticipated first budget of the new CAQ government was presented today in the National Assembly by Finance Minister Éric Girard. It was widely seen as a “good news” budget – a politician’s favourite synonym for “more spending”. 

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Prince Edward Island's new Lobbyists Registration Act and online registry take effect April 1, 2019. Anyone paid to lobby the provincial government may have an obligation to register and publicly disclose the details of their lobbying activities.

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CPA News
Industry News
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on May 14, 2019.

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ERAC
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.

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Marshall Excelsior Company
National Energy Equipment Inc.
Welcome New Members
Propane Training Institute
IMPORTANT – ADJUSTMENT CHANGES TO WORKBOOKS, CERTIFICATES AND WALLET CARDS
All certificates will be updated as of April 1, 2019.  This WILL NOT have any impact on the exams and course material you have in your possession.  These changes will entail, for example, removing the “LPG term” from certificates issued in Ontario and some other adjustments primarily for Ontario, which imposes their own classification.  All Ontario valid certificates (Record of training (ROT)) issued prior to April 1 remain valid certificates and do not require to be reissued.

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Events
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.

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Dependable Truck & Tank Limited
Cavagna North America
Affinity Partners
Canadian Propane Association/Association canadienne du propane
410 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 406
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 1B7
Tel: (613) 683-2270 | www.propane.ca