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.

LATEST NEWS

Working from the Warmth of Home

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...

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Let’s Talk Wood Preparation & Storage

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...

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Top Reasons to Install or Upgrade a Fireplace

When it comes to adding ambiance, there is nothing better than a fireplace. Whether woodburning, gas or electric, a hearth appliance not only increases your home’s value but can lower your monthly heating costs, all while creating a comfortable, happy space for...

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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.

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 the distribution of our newsletter, bulletins and webinars.

Training Opportunities

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

Networking Events

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.

HPBExpo + Reception

Don’t miss out on updates about North America’s largest indoor-outdoor lifestyle showcase, as well HPBAC’s plans for the annual Canadian Reception at Expo!

Visit the HPBAC Store

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.

HPBAC Events

Stay in the loop by visiting our Events Calendar, where we post upcoming education and training sessions, provincial lobby days and other important industry events.

contact us

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