Welcome to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada

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.

Member Resources

Log in to access important member resources such as the Canadian Policy Landscape, Public Affairs updates, and Public Funding opportunities, as well as Savings Programs that could save your business money.

Consumer Resources

Looking for a new hearth appliance or looking to get the most out of the one you have? Our Consumer Resources pages offer information on product safety and maintenance, FAQs, and more.


Stay in the loop by checking out the Events section, where you can find information on upcoming education and training sessions, HPBExpo, and other important industry events.

Contact Us

Want to learn more about the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada, or require assistance with an issue? Get in touch with one one of our staff members – we’ll be happy to help.

Latest News

Comox Valley Residents Support Wood Burning

Survey Reveals that Residents Want Alternatives to Bylaws Restricting Wood Stoves (COURTENAY) – Residents of the Comox Valley recently responded to a survey (conducted by Leger) regarding opinions towards wood burning. 300 local respondents aged 18 and older...

Is It Time For A New Fireplace?

It’s that time of year – the days are getting shorter and the nights cooler, which means we can start enjoying our hearth appliances. If you haven’t yet performed the yearly maintenance that ensures your unit is in good working order, please read our article on...

A Little Seasoning Goes a Long Way

July might seem early to be talking about wood supply, but its actually about two or three months late, depending on when you first fire up the woodstove in the fall. The importance of properly seasoned fuel for your woodburning appliance can’t be overstated. Wet wood...

How To Plan and Host a Fantastic Barbecue Party

After a long winter, during which many of us have been isolated, grilling season is off to a great start. With summer just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about hosting parties (within restriction limits!) and creating new memories with friends and...

How To Expand Your Living Space With An Outdoor Fireplace

It’s no secret – when it comes to newer build homes, we’re seeing smaller living quarters, compact design, and a lot less of the sprawling floor plans we’ve seen before. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative when it comes to expanding your living space,...

Happy National BBQ Month!

May is National BBQ Month, and there is no better time to visit your local retailer to check out the latest grills and accessories. For many of us, our outdoor living space becomes a second kitchen and dining area during the summer, and a grill is often our primary...

Sweet and Spicy, Tangy and Tasty Ribs

Ribs. The word alone is enough to get everyone’s attention. Pork ribs should be at the top of the very short list of go-to’s that come to mind whenever you have a little time on your hands and want a nice home-cooked dinner. They are truly the middle ground between...

The Beef Wellington Recipe of Champions!

When I cook, I always aim for maximum deliciousness and flavor. As a beef lover, one of my favourite dishes to prepare on the BBQ (and to enjoy, of course) is oh-so-comforting Beef Wellington. I like to treat my family with this dish after we’ve spent the whole day...

5 Must-Have Barbecue Accessories

With the official arrival of grilling season in May, it’s the perfect time to get your grill prepped and ready for the warmer months. One important aspect of preparing for the season is ensuring that you have the essential accessories and utensils in your toolbox....

Get Your Team Ready for the High Season

With the beginning of spring comes renewed energy and excitement. As snow melts (being Canadian means you must enjoy all 4 seasons since there's no way around Old Man winter every year), the trees awake, the birds come back (or are just louder). For some, it becomes...

Benefits of Membership

HPBAC is the collective voice representing the interests of the hearth and barbecue industry 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 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.

Government Advocacy

HPBAC engages in early issue identification and builds long-standing relationships to support your business interests and those of the industry.

Industry News

Stay informed on the issues affecting our industry. We’ll keep you up-to-date on timely and relevant news through newsletters, bulletins and webinars.

Training Opportunities

Participate in ongoing professional training in technical, sales, and business management, as well as advocacy training through the Government Affairs Academy.

Networking Events

Take advantage of exclusive networking experiences by attending HPBAC events including our Canadian Reception at HPBExpo and regional meetings.

Be heard. Be represented. Join the voice of the hearth and barbecue industries in Canada.

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Have a question or just want to say hello? Drop us a line and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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