"Safety is everything"
OTTAWA, Dec. 31 /CNW/ - The New Year will bring the dawn of the new
national voice of propane in Canada, the Canadian Propane Association.
The new association will unify the voice of the propane industry in
Mr. Jim Facette, appointed president & CEO in November, said, "This is
an exciting opportunity. In starting new we have a chance to build new
industry partnerships across Canada - we have already started in
This past month the Canadian Propane Association reached out to the
Government of Ontario to explore a new partnership that will provide
for a seamless transition with the new regulatory environment. Mr.
Facette added, "In our initial communications with both the TSSA and
the Ministry of Consumer Services we emphasized that safety is our
members' business." The Association stressed the importance of moving
forward as partners to ensure that public safety is maintained and any
associated costs with the new regulatory regime do not jeopardize
Canadian Propane Association members' businesses.
As the new Ontario regulations take effect in 2011 the Canadian Propane
Association looks forward to working with both the Ministry of Consumer
Services and the TSSA to minimize any resulting cost impacts so as not
to jeopardize the viability of those affected.
About the Canadian Propane Association
The Canadian Propane Association's mission is to facilitate the growth
and performance of the propane industry in Canada. Our vision is to be
the voice of and destination for the industry while championing a safe
propane industry. The Canadian Propane Association is a member-driven
organization that advocates on issues and policy matters relevant to
SOURCE Canadian Propane Association
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