The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBAC) is the national industry association for the hearth and barbecue industries in Canada. Our membership includes manufacturers, retailers, distributors, sales agents, and service companies.
HPBAC represents the industry in matters of public affairs and government relations and our role is to promote and protect the industry and to provide education for our members and for the public.
The fall of 2020 saw voters in three Canadian provinces head to the polls as part of provincial general elections. This article looks at the election results in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick, and policy implications those results may have....read more
Picture this: It’s mid afternoon on a cool October weekday, and you are about to log on to your fourth virtual meeting of the day. Most of the other callers will be in front of a bland background. Maybe a wall, or a bookshelf if they decide to get fancy. There may be...read more
With summer in full swing, many customers may be prioritizing outdoor renovations over space heating and water heater upgrades. To help customers with undertaking outdoor renovations projects, while also getting them to think about space heating and water heating...read more
HPBA Canada staff have been in communication with officials from the Province of British Columbia to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the industry in relation to any regulatory requirements. HPBA Canada highlighted the months of sales...read more
The Residential Construction Rebate Program will allow homeowners to save money on construction and renovation projects, while also helping to stimulate the economy and employment in the province’s construction industry. HPBA Canada has clarified that new...read more
Did you know burning green wood can severely damage your woodburning stove and cause residue build-up in your chimney? Green wood (or freshly cut wood) releases a lot of creosote (tar). It will burn, but it won’t burn well, and if done regularly can cause a chimney...read more
Benefits of Membership
HPBAC is the collective voice representing the interests of hundreds of hearth, patio and barbecue companies in Canada. We advocate on your behalf to ensure your voice is heard to local, provincial and federal regulators and lawmakers considering decisions that could potentially impact the products you produce, distribute, sell or service. We aim to keep you informed and engaged on issues relating to your business, as well as open the doors to potential new relationships and business development opportunities.
HPBAC engages in early issue identification and builds long-standing relationships to support your business interests and those of the industry.
Stay informed on the issues affecting our industry. We’ll keep you up-to-date on timely and relevant news through the distribution of our newsletter, bulletins and webinars.
Participate in ongoing professional training in technical, sales, and business management, as well as essential advocacy training through the popular Government Affairs Academy.
Take advantage of exclusive networking experiences by attending HPBAC events including Focus Canada, our Canadian Reception at Expo, and regional meetings.
Be heard. Be represented. Join the voice of the hearth and barbecue industries in Canada.
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