CPA Public Affairs
February 2023
Advocacy News

It’s your chance to encourage the next generation of leaders in the propane industry. Apply now for the Young Gassers CPA Student Scholarship and the Wendell King Memorial Bursary!
Activities for National Propane Day are underway. The landing page for National Propane Day is now published on the CPA website. We have begun posting on social media and hope that you are following and reposting us on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook.

The federal government recently closed consultation regarding Prohibiting replacement workers in federally regulated industries on January 31, 2023. The CPA has engaged with Class 1 Carriers as well as federal departments to understand the potential impacts this legislation may have on rail service.
Continuing the priority of external-facing advocacy, the CPA was in Prince George, B.C. for the annual Natural Resources Summit in January 2023. This annual event brings together key stakeholders from across the province including Premier Eby, members of the NDP caucus, Opposition leader Kevin Falcon and members from his caucus, Indigenous leaders, mayors and city councillors from Northern B.C.
On February 10, the CPA filed its submission for the 2023 Ontario budget. The CPA advocated that the government must recognize all energy needs of the province and that not all areas are equally positioned, in the short term at least, to take advantage of a greener economy.
Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) released a series of reports at the end of January on its long-term outlook to meet future demand while working to decarbonize the electricity grid.
On January 31, CPA members and staff met with met with Nova Scotia officials from the departments of natural resources, climate change, and the environment to discuss the critical role a propane retrofit program could play in the province’s goal of reducing GHGs and making home energy more affordable.
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The CPA is modernizing its communications materials to reflect our focus towards stronger advocacy activities as well to streamline information so that it is quick and easy for you to glean important news and events that matter to you and your business.
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Welcome New Members

Ricochet Oil Corp – Producer; Calgary, AB.


BMS Inc. – MACE; Toronto, ON.


Eastern Propane Services – Retail Marketer; Paradise, NL.

Dependable Truck & Tank Limited

When: May 30-31, 2023
Where: Fox Harb'r Resort, Wallace, NS

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 to register and for more information.


When: June 13-15, 2023
Where: Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain, ON

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Arctic Energy & Resource Symposium - The Canadian Institute

Katie Kachur will also be participating in the Artic Energy & Resource Symposium. She will be joining leaders from federal and territorial governments, Northern communities, and industry on March 22 & 23, 2023 for important discussions and information on developments in oil, gas, renewable and low-carbon products as well as critical minerals and other resources. A ‘must-attend’ event for government and industry professionals involved in Northern infrastructure and resource development.

Save 10% with the Canadian Propane Association promo code: D10-999-CPA

For more information and to register, please click here.

Global Energy Show

This year the Global Energy Show, North America’s Leading Energy Event, will be taking place from June 13-15, 2023, at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. Attend the largest B2B exhibition and conference engaging with industry buyers and sellers, stakeholders and partners, CEOs and young professionals together to share knowledge and fuel innovation in the ever-changing energy landscape.

Together at the Global Energy Show in 2023, energy professionals will come together to lead the path of meeting energy demand, discussing energy transition, showcasing technology and innovation, and discovering the role of all energy sources in the greater energy system.

Save 15% off strategic pass with the Canadian Propane Association promo code: CPA15

For more information, please click here.

CPA Committee Updates

Date: March 14, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Robert Loenhart.


Date: March 15, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.


Date: March 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.


Date: March 28, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

  • Atlantic Committee - February 24, 2022 Meeting
  • Ontario Committee - April 28, 2022 Meeting
  • Auto Propane Committee - May 31, 2022 Meeting
  • BC Committee - December 1, 2022 Meeting
  • Manitoba Committee - December 13, 2022 Meeting
  • Regulatory Affairs Committee - December 14, 2022 Meeting
  • Saskatchewan Committee - December 14, 2022 Meeting
  • Transportation Committee - December 15, 2022 Meeting
  • Alberta Committee - February 9, 2023 Meeting

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

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