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Canada’s Natural Gas Vehicle Industry and the Government of Canada Release New Vehicle Deployment Roadmap

The Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled: Natural Gas Use in the Medium and Heavy-Duty Transportation Sector. Following extensive consultations with the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry and fleet users, this updated report builds on the observations and recommendations of a 2010 report: Natural Gas Use in the Transportation Sector. This revised report incorporates updated information on natural gas supply including: an extensive section on renewable natural gas (RNG); information on technical developments as well as codes and standards developments; and examples of significant fleet successes to date.


Innisfail-area Teen Gives New Meaning to ‘Horsepower’

One Innisfail-area teen has turned horse manure into horsepower, thanks to an innovative 4-H Science Fair project of his own design.“ I wanted to see if the average daily manure produced by one horse would be enough to power electric horse fencing using a biodigester,” said 13-year-old Liam Christian. “I found out that, yes, actually, a biodigester only requires 50 per cent of the manure a horse produces to power that fence.” Read the full article on Alberta Farmer.


Premier Ford Announce Changes to His Cabinet

On June 20, 2019 after nearly one full year in office, Premier Doug Ford announced changes to his cabinet to build on the priorities for the people of Ontario for the year ahead. These changes will ensure that the Government of Ontario will effectively continue with its agenda of creating good jobs, supporting small businesses, putting more money in people’s pockets and restoring trust and accountability in government, while also protecting what matters most through sound investments in health care and education. Following the shuffle, The Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks is now Jeff Yurek.