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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.
OTTAWA, September 29, 2023 — Heating needs to be affordable for everyone, not just the wealthy. As the House of Commons continues to debate C-56, The Affordable Housing and Groceries Act, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is calling on Members of Parliament to make life more affordable for Canadians this winter by eliminating the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from home energy bills.
OTTAWA, MARCH 18, 2022 – Canadian propane consumers should always be ready for the unexpected and never underestimate unpredictable weather conditions during flood season.
OTTAWA, March 18, 2022 – The CPA warns the public that information has been received of an individual identifying himself as a CPA employee and requesting residents sign a form and provide SIN numbers and driver licence information in the context of legal action about water tanks.
OTTAWA, January 24, 2022 – The Canadian propane industry has partnered with HGTV Canada’s new hit series Rock Solid Builds, the #1 new Canadian show on Specialty, to help tell the propane story and how this essential, low-emission energy source plays an important role in the everyday lives of Canadians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.