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Welcome to the CPA’s media section. The CPA provides commentary on a variety of issues through our news releases and submissions to the media. Get the latest news on important issues for the propane industry.

Spotlight September 29, 2022

CPA speaks with CTV News on request to government to make heating GST/HST exempt

CPA’s President and CEO Shannon Watt speaks with CTV News Northern Ontario about our call on the federal government to make the HST/GST zero-rated for residential energy, making life more affordable for all Canadians.

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

December 7, 2021

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 emissions quickly and affordably.

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Planning for cold weather can help consumers reduce costs

August 9, 2021

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.

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

August 9, 2021

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. These crucial meetings, co-hosted by Italy and the United Kingdom, provide a critical opportunity to collectively address the challenges of climate change. The propane (LPG) industry stands ready to do its part.

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Governments must help Canadians with rising energy costs

October 22, 2021

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.

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Canadian Propane Association celebrates milestone with new brand identity

June 15, 2021

OTTAWA, June 15, 2021 – 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.

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  • News Releases

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

June 11, 2021

OTTAWA, June 11, 2021 – 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?

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Turn your home into a backyard oasis with propane

May 4, 2021

OTTAWA, May 4, 2021 – 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.

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  • News Releases

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

April 13, 2021

OTTAWA, APRIL 13, 2021 – 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.

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

March 25, 2021

OTTAWA, MARCH 25, 2021 – 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.

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Opinion Letter on Home Heating in the Hill Times

February 2, 2022
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  • Submissions

OPINION: GGPPA oversights need to be fixed

March 29, 2021
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