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Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane

Advocacy News
On December 20, a key document in the development of Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) was released. CPA’s initial analysis of the Regulatory Design Paper indicates that propane will be eligible for credit generation in the transportation sector and in the production chain under the CFS.

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The first budget of the new Ontario government is expected in March or April, and Ontarians are being invited to present and/or file a written submission about what they believe are the priorities for Ontario to the finance committee or with individual MPPs.

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On December 13, 2018, the CPA issued a “Call to Action” to its Ontario members regarding concerns about the unfair approach to natural gas expansion in Ontario.

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A very productive meeting with Government and Consumer Services Minister Bill Walker highlighted a busy meeting schedule at Queen’s Park in December.

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As announced in the December newsletter, the CPA is participating in the inaugural Forward Summit, a three-day gathering of Indigenous communities and industry leaders at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre on February 26-28. The Summit brings together Indigenous leaders and Canada’s major industries to discuss important topics surrounding workforce, finance, economic growth and mutually beneficial partnerships.

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During the fall it had become clear that consultation requests from Technical Safety BC to CPA BC members had very short turnaround times for responses. The TSBC has since changed this guideline, incorporating the CPA suggestion to make all consultation periods a minimum of 15 business days.

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At the beginning of December, the CPA sent out Technical Safety BC’s draft directive Propane Filling Plants and Container Refill Centers to B.C. members for comment. After compiling the comments, the consensus of B.C. members is that the draft directive does not provide a fair market-based approach.

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The B.C. government says its Clean BC Plan is designed to shift homes, vehicles, industry and businesses in British Columbia away from a reliance on fossil fuels to a low-carbon economy featuring electricity and renewable energy. It also says its plan will boost energy efficiency solutions like zero-emission vehicles and home heat pumps, making them more affordable and available for British Columbians.

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In June, the CPA and members of the Manitoba Propane Committee (MPC) met with Manitoba Minister for Growth, Enterprise and Trade Blaine Pedersen to discuss challenges and issues with the Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC). Of paramount concern was that members felt that OFC practices were causing harm to propane businesses across the province. 

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Check out the latest Public Affairs Report (available to members only) located on The Grid to stay on top of the issues that matter to the propane industry.

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MaxQuip
CPA News
I'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and prosperous 2019. The CPA team and I look forward to continue to providing you value and to be member-driven and unwavering on your behalf.

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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 February 20, 2019.

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National Energy Equipment Inc.
Welcome New Members
Events
CPA members are entitled to a 15% discount when purchasing a conference pass to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit being held June 3-5, 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