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Tax on residential energy should be eliminated in upcoming federal budget

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OTTAWA, December 20, 2021 – Canada’s propane industry believes that like other essential goods, fuels such as propane should be subject to a zero-rated tax – meaning taxable but with a zero rate, when used for heating homes and other residential applications.

“At a time when Canadians are trying to get their lives…

Global awareness campaign speaks to the benefits of low-emission auto propane

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OTTAWA, December 7, 2021 – For the third consecutive year, the global propane industry is coming together for Auto Propane Day on Thursday, December 9, 2021, to promote the important benefits of low-emission auto propane (also known as autogas), a critical automotive energy source that will enable countries around the world to reduce…

Planning for cold weather can help consumers reduce costs

With a colder-than-average winter predicted across many parts of Canada and rising energy costs, there are steps that propane users can take to help lower their energy bills as well as ensure they are prepared for the cold season ahead.

Propane: An immediate solution to the global challenge of climate change

The global community will come together in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021, for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) negotiations.

Governments must help Canadians with rising energy costs

With energy costs continuing to rise as the winter season approaches, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is calling on federal, provincial, and territorial governments to work together in providing support to Canadians facing higher energy costs.

Canadian Propane Association celebrates milestone with new brand identity

The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a new brand identity that conveys propane as an essential part of Canada’s low carbon economic future. While this is a significant transformation, the industry’s core values haven’t changed.

Mr. Premier: let’s use the right energy in the right place – Subsidies for uneconomical natural gas expansion is not a viable solution for Ontarians

The Ontario government makes a very important point when they note that “Ontarians deserve access to reliable and affordable heating”. The Canadian Propane Association couldn’t agree more. Providing affordable energy and ensuring Ontarians have energy choice is fundamental and when natural gas makes sense, why not?

Turn your home into a backyard oasis with propane

We may be spending more time in our homes these days, but with warmer temperatures and portable energy like low-emission propane, the comforts of home can be extended to outdoor spaces – anytime, anywhere.

Subsidizing natural gas not a long-term solution for clean energy needs

The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) believes that it is a mistake for the government of Ontario to continue to directly or indirectly subsidize natural gas companies’ plans to expand into communities not currently connected to the natural gas system as consultations for Phase 2 of the natural gas expansion program by the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines closed on April 8.

With warmer weather ahead, are you prepared in the event of a flood?

Although it was a moderate start to winter this year, the extended cold snap and ample precipitation in February could mean an increased risk of flooding this spring in some parts of Canada.

Canada’s propane industry says discontinuation of Enbridge Line 5 is not an option

In its appearance before the House of Commons Committee studying Canada-U. S. relations, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) made it clear that for its members and for the millions of Canadians who depend on propane in their daily lives, the idea of shutting down Enbridge Line 5 is a non-starter.

Canadian Propane Association supports C-206 to reduce GHGs and help farmers

The Canadian Propane Association calls for the support of Bill C-206. “Discouraging the increased use of carbon-intense fuels such as gas and diesel in favour of low-emission energy like propane for agriculture applications would be a win-win for the environment and for farmers’ bottom line,” said Nathalie St-Pierre, President of the Canadian Propane Association (CPA).




OPINION: GGPPA oversights need to be fixed

As in past requests made, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is again, calling for urgently needed changes to the federal “backstop” under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA).

Why propane continues to be the best choice to power up the Zamboni

The Canadian Propane Association read with interest an online blog, Electrify This…Zambonis, written by the Canadian Electricity Association’s correspondent, ‘Sparky Watts’ and published on the CEA’swebsite.

Plenty of propane for Canadian users

There is no propane shortage in Victoria or in Canada. Our members in Victoria have been able to service all their customers — including restaurants and homeowners — with a sufficient supply of propane.


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