Regulatory Affairs
October 31, 2022

The CPA and members of the CPA E2 working group met with Environment and Climate Change Canada on Oct. 18, 2022, to present the recent findings from the Baker Risk study.

Environment and Climate Change Canada will be hosting a series of webinars from October to December regarding fuel model calculations for the Clean Fuel Regulations. The CPA encourages members to participate in the webinars to learn more about the policy and fuel model details as it pertains to propane.

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is conducting targeted engagement with select stakeholders and partners in the implementation of its Extended Producer Responsibility Five-Year Action Plan 2021-2026. The plan outlines a phased approach to regulating more products through extended producer responsibility.

The new gas codes, including the 2020 edition of the CSA B149 gas code series, are now in effect in B.C. as of October 1, 2022.

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CPA members proposed recommendations on underground tank permitting and tank evacuation requirements at the Propane Advisory Council meeting with the Technical Safety Standard Authority held on Oct. 5, 2022. The industry’s recommendations to TSSA would result in little or no impact to the industry but would maintain the required level of safety. 

Nova Scotia Chief Inspector Paul Fowler joined the Atlantic Committee meeting held on Oct. 12, 2022. Discussions included final details on Nova Scotia’s proposed measures to permit the approval of installations between 1 million BTU and 400,000 BTU by email or phone, eliminating the two-signature green tag requirement.

Health Canada has issued a recall for Optimus Gemini 2-Burner Gas used for outdoor living due to a fire hazard. The stoves are black metal with silver top burner surfaces and can be used with isobutane-propane fuels.

CPA Committee Updates

Date: November 24, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

Date: December 1, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

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

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

Date: December 14, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
To attend the meeting, please contact Robert Loenhart.

RegO Company
  • Ontario Committee - September 21 Meeting
  • Atlantic Committee - February 24 Meeting
  • Transportation Committee - April 12 Meeting
  • Auto Propane Committee - May 31 Meeting
  • Regulatory Affairs Committee - June 22 Meeting
  • Alberta Committee - September 8 Meeting
  • BC Committee - September 13 Meeting
  • Saskatchewan Committee - September 21 Meeting
  • Manitoba Committee - October 12 Meeting

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

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