The Canadian Gas Association works closely with its members, governments and other stakeholders to provide unique and timely information to support legislative and regulatory consultations. CGA also engages these groups to provide industry perspectives on pressing policy issues. This section shares many of CGA’s letters and submissions related to these areas of interest.

Recent Letters and Submissions

Essential Service Workers Are Not Immune to Mental Health Tolls

Francis Bradley, President & CEO, Canadian Electricity Association, Co-Author Timothy M. Egan, President & CEO, Canadian Gas Association, Co-Author We are living in extraordinary and stressful times. In communities across Canada, people are in lockdown…

We’re Alive and We’ll Help Canada Recover

Some federal politicians have described the oil and gas industry as dead. Speaking for the downstream natural gas delivery portion of that sector, CGA wishes to respond. At 36 per cent of Canada's energy end…

Canadian Gas Association: CBC’s Take on Home Heating is Irresponsibly Incomplete

The article “Goodbye gas furnaces? Why electrification is the future of home heating” by Emily Chung published January 20, 2020 on CBC online is irresponsibly incomplete in its portrayal of energy delivery. Had the author thought…

Canadian Gas Association Open Response to CBC article by Kim Brunhuber “Climate Change’s Next Target – Your Gas Range”

Kim Brunhuber’s article is another in a line of comments suggesting the electrification of our energy use would be straightforward. We at the Canadian Gas Association disagree. To put some independent analysis into the discussion…

Open Letter to Energy Ministers – The True Cost of Electrification for Canadians

Dear Ministers: Across Canada you are all involved in discussions on how to reduce emissions from energy use. Much of the discussion focuses on the idea of finding a single solution, and the one most…

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