Updates

2019 Value of Biogas East

Register now for the 2019 Value of Biogas East in Toronto, ON on March 21 and 22. The Value of Biogas East is Canada’s leading biogas and RNG event and the best way to connect with the industry network. Hear Keynote Speeches from Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks and Mike Schreiner, Party Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. Visit our conference website to learn more. Interested in enhancing your company’s biogas expertise to municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors in Canada? Consider any of the sponsorship opportunities available for the 2019 Value of Biogas East conference.

CBA Members Only Networking Reception

Join us on Wednesday March 20th from 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm in Toronto, ON at the Firkin on Yonge for an exclusive Members Only Networking Reception. This event is an excellent opportunity to meet your fellow CBA members in-person and engage with the CBA.  The event is free however registration is required.

CBA Comments on the Clean Fuel Standard Regulatory Design Paper

On February 1, The CBA submitted comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Regulatory Design Paper on the Clean Fuel Standard.  CBA’s key messages and recommendations include removing minimum carbon intensity thresholds for projects to allow more RNG participation, including RNG in the list of energy carriers to generate credits, and increasing the limit of credit trading between streams.

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News

Renewable Natural Gas: Study Confirms Economic Potential for Quebec Regions

A new study has shown that in addition to propelling Québec’s energy transition forward, renewable natural gas (RNG) production is a major driver for economic development in all regions of Québec. Those were the conclusions of a study conducted by Aviseo Consulting to evaluate the economic, tax and foundational impacts of RNG production for communities. The impacts identified were based on the results of a study published in November 2018 showing that by 2030, Québec has the technical and economic potential1 to produce enough RNG to replace two thirds of the natural gas currently distributed in Québec with natural gas from renewable sources.

B.C. Budget 2019 Creates Opportunities, Makes Life Better for People

On February 19, British Columbia’s Finance Minister Carole James announced the 2019 provincial budget.  This year’s budget moves forward with CleanBC by investing $902 million to make sure B.C. can meet its climate commitments and to protect the clean air, land and water. This important initiative was developed in consultation with the B.C. Green Party caucus as committed to in the Confidence and Supply Agreement. “British Columbia’s economy is thriving with the strongest GDP and wage growth in Canada. It’s clear that sharing the benefits of growth with all British Columbians results in a stronger economy,” said James. “Together we are doing our part to fight climate change and build a British Columbia where everyone can enjoy a good life and secure future in the community they call home.”

Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program announced

On February 12 while celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day with farmers, ranchers, food processors, industry leaders and youth in Ottawa, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced the new Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP), an investment of $50.3 million over five years. Funding available through this program will help facilitate the sector’s ability to address emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities. The CASPP focuses on four priority areas: adoption of new technology; environmental sustainability; strategic development and capacity building; and, emerging issues.

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Events

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 18-20, Savannah GA

Members Only Networking Reception

March 20, Toronto ON

Value of Biogas East

March 21-22, Toronto ON

AGRI Tech Venture Forum

May 15, Toronto ON

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Press Releases

July 18

Biogas Industry Responds to Termination of Energy Contracts

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Featured Member

February 27

Cameron Instruments Inc.

Cameron Instruments Inc.Cameron Instruments Inc. supplies specialty instrumentation and calibration services to industries across Canada. A small, family owned company headquartered in Guelph, ON founded by Neil Cameron, Cameron Instruments was formed in 1990 after an amalgamation with Cameron Products which had been in operation since the late 1960’s. Nick Grayson, Director of Sales, has been with Cameron Instruments since 1999 and in 2013 purchased the company from the previous owners.

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