From water and home heating, to cooking and clothes drying, propane provides essential energy solutions to help you save money and the environment.
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Propane is used daily by hundreds of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast to coast, from heating homes, drying crops, powering forklifts to transporting children to school.
The health and safety of customers and employees are vital to the propane industry.
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Cleaner energy for today and tomorrow
On March 20, we are celebrating the second annual National Propane Day to honour the propane industry and recognize all the benefits propane offers.
From water and home heating to cooking and clothes drying, propane provides essential energy solutions to help you save money and the environment.
Whether it’s powering fleets, fisheries, farms, construction projects or buildings, propane energizes Canada.
Compared to other energy sources, using propane improves air quality, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and protects the environment.
The Canadian Propane Association’s Propane Training Institute is the premier training provider for the propane industry.
Now and for future generations – environmentally friendly propane is essential energy as we move to a low-carbon future.
Propane can save you money because of its relatively low cost, efficient performance, and lower insurance bills due to no risk of contamination.
From water and home heating to powering home appliances and vehicles, propane’s applications are vast. And it can go anywhere you can.
Propane dealers live and work in the communities they operate in to deliver a low-emission energy source that exceeds the reach of traditional pipelines.
We need all forms of low-emission energy for a resilient and sustainable future for Canada, a future that includes low-emission propane. The government must develop policies that address reliability, affordability, and low-emission energy options equitably and ensure fulsome collaboration with all stakeholders.
OTTAWA, December 6, 2023 – The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is extremely disappointed that the Senate of Canada has amended Bill C-234 delaying, possibly indefinitely, changes that would have reduced farming costs.
“This Bill should have been passed,” said Shannon Watt, President and CEO of the CPA. “Diesel and gasoline are already exempt from the carbon tax under the regulations, and it makes no sense that low-emission energy sources like propane and natural gas were excluded. This Private Members Bill was to correct that oversight but unfortunately, other agendas were at play.
The Canadian Propane Association is joining agriculture groups from across Canada in calling on the Senate of Canada to reject the proposed amendment to remove heating and cooling of barns and greenhouses from Bill C-234, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA).
Offering a unique combination of low emissions and affordability, auto propane presents a compelling solution for fleet operators looking to minimize their carbon footprint while keeping operational costs in check. Here are some key benefits of adopting auto propane for fleets.
Propane powers farms, hospitals, school districts, fleets, construction projects and more to help you meet economic, environmental and efficiency targets.
Propane heaters can help take the bite out of the cold when temperatures start to cool down. Propane is a safe, affordable and green energy choice – perfect for the patio! Knowing how to use patio heaters and open flame appliances safely will help everyone enjoy outdoor dining well into the fall and winter seasons.
Readily available and trusted, auto propane is easily accessible and transportable across the country.
Auto propane is Canada’s #1 alternative automotive energy source because it is easy to fill up and it lowers your carbon footprint.
You can find hundreds of refuelling stations with Canada’s Alternative Fuelling Station Locator.
Train with Canada’s leading national training provider. Providing training programs that promote a culture of safe propane handling and use of propane-powered equipment while improving the skills of propane industry workers. PTI is focused on the needs of the propane industry, with courses available in English and French and meeting the highest quality standards of regulators across Canada.
PTI delivers the courses through a network of member company and independent trainers across Canada. Find a list of our courses and trainers in your region below.
Membership in the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) has a number of benefits – it is the ideal way for businesses in the propane industry to stay informed, get involved and maximize their success.
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