Canada’s natural gas system offers reliable, affordable, clean energy. This report looks at the main indicators for Canada’s natural gas market as we enter the 2018-19 winter heating season. A summary of these key indicators is provided to help readers understand where some key market fundamentals sit as the colder months approach, furnaces are turned back on, and demand for natural gas peaks.
Guidance for Navigating the Measurement Canada Gas Type Approval Process
The Canadian Gas Association (CGA), on behalf of its operator and manufacturer member companies and in cooperation with Measurement Canada, has undertaken a review of the process of acquiring the authorization to use a measuring instrument in trade. The aim of this review was to identify opportunities for the applicant to streamline the process as much as possible.
These guidelines provide a roadmap of the gas type approval process and highlight areas where the applicant can realize efficiencies. We do not offer suggestions relative to improvements on the part of Measurement Canada and it should be noted that the type approval process through other labs such as the electricity lab may follow a slightly different trajectory.
These guidelines are designed to support the applicant along the full lifecycle of the application process, from determining whether a type approval is required, to submitting the application, navigating the process, and finally reviewing the draft Notice of Approval and ensuring all logistics are taken care of post-evaluation. The four stages identified in these guidelines are:
Canadian Gas Association 2019 Pre-Budget Submission
CGA's 2019 federal pre-budget submission entitled "Driving Canadian Competitiveness with Natural Gas" offers six recommendations to leverage natural gas, our country’s most competitive energy source. The recommendations address competitiveness in: Renewable Gas; Rural and Indigenous Communities; Housing and Business; Transportation; Infrastructure/Cyber Security; and, Industrial Competitiveness.
Driving Canadian Competitiveness with Natural Gas – Canadian Gas Association 2019 Pre-Budget Submission
The Canadian Gas Association has submitted its 2019 pre-budget submission to the Government of Canada. The submission focuses on the following areas: supporting a renewable gas technology commercialization fund; connecting rural Canadians to natural gas; driving Canada forward with natural gas; supporting low-carbon end use technologies; supporting cyber security skills transfer for industrial systems; and improving Canada’s industrial competitiveness.