Update progress on Bill C234 – Exemption of propane and natural gas from the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

On May 18, Bill C234 completed its second reading in the House of Commons and was referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food (AGRI). June 16, AGRI conducted a meeting regarding the Bill and the minutes and recording can be found here. The Bill has not proceeded past this step. After the AGRI, …

Bill C206 and Bill C234 – Exemption of propane and natural gas from the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Resolution 5-22; Resolution 10-21; Bill C206 is a private members bill introduced in September 2020, and has been reinstated into this session. This bill would update the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act so that the definition of "qualifying farming fuel means a type of fuel that is gasoline, light fuel oil, marketable natural gas, propane or …

Federal Response to Resolution 5-22: Exemption of Natural Gas and Propane for Agriculture under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

The Committee has received a response from Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Resolution 5-22 and it is now posted on the website. Since 2020, the ASBPC has endeavored to adjust administrative processes for resolutions to make it easier for ASBs to provide feedback and have input into how resolutions are advanced. These changes have been …