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Public Affairs is the leading voice for the propane industry in Canada. It is published monthly and distributed via email to CPA members and other industry stakeholders. Public Affairs keeps subscribers informed of the association’s advocacy activities, industry news, and training updates.

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2022 November 30, 2022

November 2022

The private member’s bill that would exempt natural gas and propane used on farms for drying grain and heating barns from the federal carbon tax was approved, with amendments, by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on Monday.

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October 2022

October 25, 2022

As we have been hearing at CPA seminars held across Canada, propane users are the best advocates as we work to effect change in government policy.

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September 2022

September 23, 2022

Winter season is fast approaching and as the Prime Minister meets with his federal cabinet to look at ways to make life more affordable for families, the CPA issued a press release calling on the government to reconsider making HST/GST zero-rated for residential energy.

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June 2022

May 5, 2022

On June 15, 2022, Natural Resources Canada launched a call for proposals to fund clean fuels awareness projects. Deadline to submit projects is September 13, 2022.

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May 2022

May 5, 2022

More than 100 members attended the 2022 CPA Leadership Summit and golf tournament held from May 17-19 at the Rimrock Resort in Banff, AB. It was an opportunity for members and associates from across Canada to meet and discuss important aspects of the propane industry under the unifying theme Energy For All.

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April 2022

May 5, 2022

Carbon intensity – a critical metric in climate policies aimed at reducing emissions of energy sources – is becoming an ever-important consideration as federal and provincial governments develop policies that reward low-carbon fuels to reduce emissions and reach a net-zero target.

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March 2022

May 5, 2022

CPA has filed its written submission for the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2022 budget to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland.

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February 2022

May 5, 2022

As part of the CPA’s sponsorship of HGTV Canada’s Rock Solid Builds, a gallery with rotating sliders on the benefits of propane will be featured on the HGTV Canada website starting today – February 24 and running until March 9, 2022.

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January 2022

May 5, 2022

On January 12, 2022, the Canada Border Services Agency announced that Canadian truckers were exempt from the impending quarantine rule, an announcement that the federal government walked back the next day, stating that the regulations previously outlined still stand: all truckers crossing the border must be fully vaccinated since January 15.

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December 2021

April 27, 2022

From all of us at the Canadian Propane Association and the Propane Training Institute, we wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday and all the best in 2022. We are sincerely grateful to all of you for your outstanding support throughout this past year.

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November 2021

August 9, 2021

The third annual Auto Propane Day is taking place this year on Thursday, December 9, 2021. This global awareness campaign is designed to promote auto propane and raise awareness about the benefits of this low-emission transportation energy source.

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October 2021

August 9, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 22, the Canadian Propane Association issued a press release asking federal, provincial, and territorial governments to work together in providing support to Canadians facing higher energy costs.

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September 2021

August 9, 2021

The following is an analysis of the federal election results provided by Temple Scott Associates:
The Top Line: Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party won the most seats in yesterday’s federal election and will now form a second consecutive minority government.

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