Registration - In-house Organization
Canadian Gas Association / Association canadienne du gaz / TIMOTHY EGAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Version 44 of 44 (2019-08-07 to present)
- Economic Development
- Internal Trade
- International Trade
- Regional Development
- Research and Development
- Science and Technology
Subject Matter Details
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit
- The Canadian Gas Association advocates for support to bring natural gas pipeline infrastructure to new communities, to support transportation fuel infrastructure, and to support energy technology innovation.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policies or Program
- Advocating for supportive tax and fiscal measures for the adoption of natural gas engine technology
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Regulation
- The Fisheries and Oceans Act and the associated regulations pertaining to Conformance Monitoring & Low-Risk Streamlining Tools “Charter” and industry needing to demonstrate compliance with operational statements by providing publically available information/reports.
- Weight and Measurements Act's and regulations on sampling requirements for in service natural gas meters.
Policies or Program
- Advance a letter of cooperation between the Canadian Gas Association and Natural Resources Canada on energy efficiency, technology innovation, and energy information.
- Advocating for policy support for the coalition called Quality Urban Energy Systems for Tomorrow (QUEST) regarding improving energy efficiency and technology at the community level.
- Advocating for technology program support for natural gas vehicles and raising awareness of the merits of natural gas vehicles.
- Advocating for the expansion of existing energy programs within Natural Resources Canada and Innovation, Science and Economic Development to include programs and policy that support energy efficiency and technology and innovation.
- Advocating for the mandatory location of underground infrastructure prior to digging.
- Advocating to ensure the development of energy policy in Canada is based on energy, economic and environment principles.
- On occasion CGA raises awareness and provides information to decision makers on energy policy and the general concept of the need to improve regulatory efficiency particularly as it relates to the Major Projects Management Office and ensuring that natural gas is not biased in policy.
- The Canadian Gas Assocation provides information on and suggests a more broad discussion on how to price carbon in the context of broad energy and environment policy.
- The Canadian Gas Association participates in broad policy discussion and ongoing government initiated consultations with respect to amendments to the Fisheries and Oceans Act, the Environment Assessment Act, and the National Energy Board.
- The Canadian Gas Association participates in broad policy discussion with respect to funding energy technology innovation.
- The Canadian Gas Association provides information on and advocates a more broad discussion around cyber-security and support for the same.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA)
- Canadian Heritage (PCH)
- Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- National Energy Board (NEB)
- National Research Council (NRC)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
- Senate of Canada
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Transport Canada (TC)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
CGA works to demonstrate to energy influencers that natural gas and natural gas delivery infrastructure are key to ensuring a competitive economy, a resilient energy system, and a clean environment. CGA’s business activities over the course of 2019 and 2020 are organized around four goals and supportive strategies. The goals and deliverables are to: continuously improve safety and integrity; help ensure the most efficient regulatory environment; advance innovative market development; and drive a positive public discourse.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
TIMOTHY EGAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Organization's membership or classes of membershipCGA represents local distribution companies from coast to coast as well as long distance pipeline companies, related manufacturers and service providers.
End date of the last completed financial year: 2018-12-31
|Government Institution||Funding Received in Last Financial Year||Funding Expected in Current Financial Year|
|Public Safety Canada (PS)||$37,392.00||Yes|
In-house Organization Contact Information
1220 - 350 ALBERT STREET
OTTAWA, ON K1R 1A4
Fax number: 613-748-9078
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- John Quincy Adams, Managing Director, Natural Gas Innovation Fund | No public offices held
- Annik Aubry, Director, Communications and Social Media | No public offices held
- Nathalie Bousquet, Executive Assistant & Secretary to the Board | No public offices held
- Paul Cheliak, Vice President, Public and Regulatory Affairs | Public offices held
- Bryan Gormley, Director, Policy, Economics and Information | No public offices held
- Kevin Larmer, Manager, Innovation and Markets | No public offices held
- David McConkey, Director, Operations, Safety and Security | No public offices held
- Aysha Raad, Manager, Government Affairs | No public offices held
- Jim Tweedie, Vice President, Operations and Market Affairs | No public offices held
- Jasmine Urisk, Executive Director, Canadian Energy Partnership for Environmental Innovation (CEPEI) | Public offices held