News Release Archives






  • The Future of Transportation Fuels in an Uncertain Environment 
    April 1, 2008 - Peter Boag, CPPI President, addresses the Canadian Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (CIPMA) at their Annual Conference in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Ten national associations call on political leaders to fix internal trade in Canada
    April 1, 2008  - On the first anniversary of the historic trade agreement between Alberta and British Columbia, a national coalition of ten business, industry and professional associations urge the federal and provincial governments to cooperate in finding ways to strengthen the economic union.
  • Canada's Largest Renewable Diesel Demonstration Launches<link broken>
    January 22, 2008 - Canada's largest cold-weather, on-road demonstration of renewable diesel officially launched today. The Alberta Renewable Diesel Demonstration, managed by Climate Change Central, comes after months of laboratory testing of various fuel feedstocks and production processes.



  • CPPI Responds to Government Announcement on Biofuels Initiatives<link broken>
    December 20, 2006 - Alain Perez, President of the Canadian Fuels Association, responded to today’s announcement of the government’s support for biofuels development as a positive reaffirmation of the role of scientific excellence in bringing new industrial development to the Canadian economy.
  • Biodiesel to be Tested in Long-term Canadian Demonstration Pilot<link broken>
    December 18, 2006 - A group of stakeholders, with an interest in the quality requirements of biodiesel blends used in Canada, are announcing their intention to embark on a two-phase biodiesel pilot project in anticipation of a federal renewable fuels strategy.
  • Nova Scotians to Pay More for Gasoline 
    May 3, 2006 - The Canadian Fuels Association (CPPI) is disappointed to hear that Nova Scotia has decided to regulate the retail price of gasoline which will ultimately cost consumers more at the pump.