CPA Public Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane

News & Updates
 
   
The northern Manitoba community of Churchill can now rest easier knowing they will have enough propane supply to last them through the winter.

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On August 3, 2017, the CPA filed a submission with the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board in support of the continuation of Enbridge Line 5. The Advisory Board is currently reviewing the future of Line 5 and is considering alternate routes and upgraded pipelines.

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On August 4, the CPA submitted its recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the Federal Government’s pre-budget consultations.

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After a series of hearings in which the CPA was an active participant, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved applications from Union Gas for natural gas expansion into three markets.

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The recently released Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, published in August by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, shows that from 2014 to 2015 propane use held steady in Ontario, while competing fuels saw a reduction in consumption. 

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The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a trade agreement with European partners. According to the Federal Government, CETA will open new markets in the EU for our exporters and generate significant benefits for all Canadians.

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A greenhouse gas emission units auction was held August 15, 2017. This is the twelfth auction held jointly by Québec and California since their respective carbon markets were linked on January 1, 2014.

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CPA News
 
   
The CPA is modifying its monthly newsletter, Insider, to streamline information, create efficiencies and improve communication with members. Insider is now being divided into two newsletters: Public Affairs and Regulatory Affairs.

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The 2017 EMMC conference took place at the scenic Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick on August 13 and 14. The annual conference includes Provincial and Federal Energy and Mines Ministers from across Canada and other energy stakeholders. 

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While on summer holidays in Ireland, CPA's Allan Murphy toured the Calor Gas facility in Dublin with Richard Alexander of Calor Gas and Liam Doyle from the Irish LP Gas Association. Calor Gas is a leading supplier and distributor of propane in Ireland.

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Propane Training Institute (PTI) News
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Environment and Climate Change Canada now requires industries storing or producing large volumes of hazardous substances at their facilities to have an Environmental Emergency (E2) Plan.

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Bulletins & Notices
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Code Corner
On July 12, 2017, an amendment entitled Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) (International Harmonization Update, 2016) was published in Part II of the Canada Gazette. The amendment is accessible here.

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