CPA Public Affairs
March 2022

 
Advocacy News
 
   
CPA has filed its written submission for the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2022 budget to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. 
 
 
   
Before the short Canadian Pacific Railway conflict, which was fortunately settled with binding arbitration on March 22, the CPA had written to Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra expressing the propane industry’s concern over the rail disruptions. 
 
 
   
The CPA sent a letter to AB Premier Jason Kenney to remind him that propane is an important energy source for many Albertans, after the government announced on March 7 a gas relief program that excluded propane.  
 
 
   
On February 24, 2022, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business released its annual report card of regulatory burden imposed on business by governments across the country. 
 
 
   
On February 25, 2022, the Ontario government announced plans to help skilled trades in over 30 in-demand professions quickly relocate and work in the province.
 
On February 4, 2022, the CPA filed its pre-budget submission to Nova Scotia as part of the provincial preparation for the upcoming fiscal year. 
 
 
   
The Chronical Herald in Halifax, NS, online magazine Autogas Today plus many other publications published the CPA’s Letter to the Editor written by CPA Interim President and CEO, Allan Murphy.
 
 
   
On March 7, the Windsor Star published a letter to the editor from CPA’s Interim President and CEO, Allan Murphy, that outlined the importance of international infrastructure. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer stated the importance of the Ambassador Bridge to international commerce. Murphy pointed out that the same principle applies to another critical piece of international infrastructure – Line 5. 
 
 
   
The CPA’s sponsorship of HGTV Canada’s Rock Solid Builds Season 2 included two integrations on the benefits of propane into the show. 
 
MaXfield Inc.
Diversco
Propane Training Institute
 
   
The COVID-19 pandemic situation is improving daily across the country and provincial governments are now increasing the size of groups for public and private gatherings, indoors and outdoors, based on the dwindling number of cases.
 
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Marshall Excelsior Company
National Energy Equipment Inc.
Welcome New Members

Western Canada

Platinum Fuels Ltd.
 
– Transporter; La Crete, AB

Artis Exploration – Producer; Calgary, AB

Chevron Canada Resources – Wholesaler; Calgary, AB

 
Dependable Truck & Tank Limited
ELAFLEX PACIFIC PTY LTD
Events

Dangerous Goods Emergency Management Conference

Date: May 10-12, 2022
Location: Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB
Register here.

2022 CPA Leadership Summit

Date: May 17-19, 2022
Location: The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Alberta
Register here.

2022 CPA Atlantic Seminar


2022 CPA Alberta Seminar and Kandlelighters’ Golf Tournament 

Date: September 8-10, 2022
Location: Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, Red Deer, AB
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2022 CPA British Columbia Seminar & Golf Tournament 

Date: September 13, 2022
Location: Fort Langley Golf Course, Langley, BC
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2022 CPA Ontario Seminar

Date: September 27-29, 2022
Location: Hockley Valley Resort, Mono, ON
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SUMA Convention 2022

Date: April 3-6, 2022
Location: International Trade Centre and Queensbury Convention Centre, Regina, SK
Click here for more information.

2022 PERC Energy for Everyone Marketing Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2022
Location: IDS Center, Minneapolis, MN
Click here for more information.

AMM 2022 Spring Convention

Date: April 19-21, 2022
Location: Keystone Centre, Brandon, MB
Click here for more information.

NPGA Southeastern Convention and International Propane Expo

Date: April 24-26, 2022
Location: Music City Center, Nashville, TN
Click here for more information.

First Nations Major Projects Coalition: Toward Net Zero by 2050 Conference

Date: April 25-26, 2022
Location: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC
Click here for more information.

Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council

Date: April 26-29, 2022
Location: Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB
Click here for more information. 

Forward Summit (In person & Virtual)

Date: May 25-26, 2022
Location: Grey Eagle Event Centre on Tsuut’ina Traditional Territory.
Click here for more information.

 
CPA Committee Updates
  • Ontario Committee - September 21 Meeting
  • Atlantic Committee - October 14 Meeting
  • Alberta Committee - November 18 Meeting
  • Auto Propane Committee - December 8 Meeting
  • Saskatchewan Committee - December 9 Meeting
  • Transportation Committee - January 13 Meeting
  • Regulatory Affairs Committee - January 19 Meeting
  • Manitoba Committee - February 9 Meeting
  • BC Committee - March 8 Meeting

Meeting summaries can be found in the Document Centre in your online member profile. Click here to log in to your member profile. 

 

Date: April 6, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Robert Loenhart.

 

Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Robert Loenhart.

 

Date: April 13, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

 

Date: April 14, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

 

Date: April 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Marcelline Riddell.

 

Date: June 7, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

 

Date: June 22, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Robert Loenhart.

 

Date: June 23, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

 
Renaldo Sales and Service Center
Quality Steel Corporation
ERAC
 
   
ERAC is excited to announce the keynote speaker for its 2022 Dangerous Goods Emergency Management Conference will be Rick Hansen, best known as the “Man In Motion” for his epic 40,000 km wheelchair trip around the world. 
 
 

 

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