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

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…

Canadian Gas Association open response to Financial Post Piece “The Next Target in the Climate Change Debate: your Gas Stove”

The piece “The Next Target in the Climate Change Debate: your Gas Stove” published in the September 9, 2019 Financial Post highlights how the very animated conversation around climate change, so dominant across North America, can…

Canadian Gas Association open response to TVO Piece by John Michael McGrath “Infrastructure Outlives Us All”

John Michael McGrath suggests the recent decision by Berkeley City Council to ban new natural gas connections echoes the wisdom of great planners of the past. I strongly disagree. The Berkeley decision is not about…

The Role of Regulated Utilities in Sustainable Finance

Panel Members, Thank you for the opportunity to provide comment on the interim report by the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance. In this letter we provide input to the question of how Canada can better…

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