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Now and for future generations – environmentally friendly propane is essential energy as we move to a low-carbon future.

Affordable

Propane can save you money because of its relatively low cost, efficient performance, and lower insurance bills due to no risk of contamination.

Versatile

From water and home heating to powering home appliances and vehicles, propane’s applications are vast. And it can go anywhere you can.

Reliable

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.

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News Releases 28 March 2024

Canadian Propane Association Calls for Affordability and Fair Treatment in Face of Government Carbon Tax Increase

OTTAWA, March 28, 2024 – As the carbon tax is slated to increase on April 1, 2024, the Canadian Propane Association is joining numerous other calls urging the government to take a practical and equitable approach to reducing emissions.

“Tackling climate change must not come at the expense of the health and well-being of Canadians who are struggling to make ends meet,” said CPA President and CEO Shannon Watt. “We are urging the government to take a balanced approach to energy policy. Reconsidering the increase or the carbon tax itself would be prudent, particularly at a time when affordability is a widespread concern and energy derived from conventional sources remains a vital necessity.”

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Ground-breaking study shows how renewable propane can be developed in Canada

20 March 2024

OTTAWA, MARCH 20, 2024 – The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) has launched the Propane Decarbonization Roadmap for Canada. This first-of-its-kind study provides technical evidence to support renewable propane production in Canada.

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All low-emission options must be considered for energy resiliency in Ontario

26 February 2024

TORONTO, February 26, 2024 – The Canadian Propane Association is speaking with Ontario Members of Provincial Parliament to discuss prioritizing affordable energy. In its efforts to reduce emissions, the province must ensure that all Ontarians, no matter where they live, can access low-emission energy to heat their homes and businesses. Propane can play a crucial role in supplying cost-effective energy, especially for rural, remote, and Indigenous communities who do not have access to natural gas and electricity.

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CPA submission in response to the federal government’s Regulatory Framework to Cap Oil and Gas Sector Greenhouse Emissions

8 February 2024

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.

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For my home

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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For my business

Propane powers farms, hospitals, school districts, fleets, construction projects and more to help you meet economic, environmental and efficiency targets.

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Our monthly tips

Transporting Propane Cylinders

Never put a propane cylinder in a closed vehicle. Placing it on the passenger compartment floor with all the windows open is ideal. When in the trunk, block the trunk lid open.

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Over 600 Stations Across Canada Propane Fuelling Station Locator

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.

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Propane Training Institute

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.

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CPA Membership

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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