CPA Public Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane

Advocacy News
CPA members have been stepping up to help their communities during this unprecedented time. We would love to hear your stories or receive a photo so that we can share your good news stories. Read on to learn how members are contributing to support those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As the impact of COVID-19 was beginning to be more fully understood, the CPA reached out to Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to request a delay in the 50 per cent increase in the federal fuel charge. The CPA is hoping that examples in other jurisdictions and pressure from other groups will cause the minister to re-think his position.

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The CPA, along with over 60 other leading business organizations, has joined an effort led by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce that calls on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures such as increases in taxes.

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On February 10, CPA's Chair Dan Kelly and VP of Government Relations Allan Murphy met with Aneil Jaswal, senior policy advisor to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau. As of April 1, the federal backstop will increase from $0.0310 per litre to $.0464 cents per litre. Kelly explained to the minister’s office that the effect on the bottom line for farmers is very significant and given the challenges that affect the agriculture sector, the best course of action is to remove the backstop from all agricultural applications altogether.

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The Ontario government has announced a disbursement of residual funds from the wind up of the Municipal Hazardous and Special Waste program. Also included are upcoming important dates for the wind up of the program.

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The CPA issued its annual flood news release on April 8 - Propane users can do their part by acting now and being prepared in the event of a flood. It encouraged Canadians to be prepared for flood warnings, particularly as the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country.

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After seeing notices in the news of some homeowners barbecuing in their homes, the CPA issued its annual safe grilling practices news release ahead of the May long weekend. Exercise safe grilling practices for your stay-at-home meals was issued on April 16.

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While many of the Canadian Propane Association’s activities have been modified or postponed, we are very pleased to announce that this year’s scholarship funding has continued at the same level as previous years.

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Marshall Excelsior Company
National Energy Equipment Inc.
Industry News
The Federal Government's support package for the oil and gas industry is a first step in the right direction.

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The Propane Education & Research Council has released a new online video that gives fleet owners an in-depth look at what happens during the installation of a permanent, on-site propane refueling station.

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ERAC
Emergency Response Assistance Canada wants to update their Plan Participant members regarding the situation with COVID-19. ERAC is monitoring the situation and adhering to recommendations from public health authorities. ERAC's number one priority is the safety of otheir staff, Plan Participant members and responder network.

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Dependable Truck & Tank Limited
ADD Systems
Events
Date: May 5-7, 2020
Location: Edmonton, AB

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Canadian Propane Association/Association canadienne du propane
410 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 406
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 1B7
Tel: (613) 683-2270 | www.propane.ca