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.
Briefing material from HPBA Canada’s virtual briefings to review and discuss relevant sections of the Ontario pandemic restrictions announced on January 12th, 2021.read more
For Immediate Release Santa Claus Briefed On Latest Fireplace Models Fireplace Experts Once Again Ensure Santa Is Able To Get In Safely Huntsville, Ontario — The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBA Canada) is pleased to report that Santa Claus has...read more
A gas fireplace serves as one of the safest and most reliable appliances in the home, providing both heat and ambiance at a moment's notice. Gas fireplaces are clean burning, require little maintenance, and can be an important source of heat in an emergency situation...read more
Have you ever tried smoked salmon? Personally, it’s my favorite snack and I love making it. It’s made by cold smoking, a technique used to preserve meat, and is now considered a renowned delicacy worldwide. To this day, this refined preservation method is employed...read more
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, tabled the 2020 Fall Economic Statement (FES) on November 30, 2020. The statement, entitled Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020, represents the...read more
Temps are falling, days are getting shorter, and there’s every indication that this season we will be staying in and cooking at home more than any winter before. Here’s one way to get by: don’t put that grill or smoker away. Instead, embrace backyard cooking through...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.
Update your membership, check out new advertising and sponsorship opportunities, or purchase special items to support the Canadian hearth, patio and barbecue industries – all in one handy location.
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