CPU | March 25, 2022

CP and TCRC Collective Bargaining Collective bargaining between Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) over labour stability failed on March 20th. While CP has agreed to a number of conditions, the two groups are facing an...

CVRD | March 25, 2022

The Comox Valley Campaign against existing and proposed bans on wood stoves in the region launched on February 15th. The campaign continues to grow as it approaches the first month mark, with an unwavering commitment from local members and an outpouring of support...

ECCC | February 4, 2022

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is conducting a residential wood appliances emission factor study titled “Impact of Various Parameters on Wood Stove Emission Factors” (Study). The study started in December 2020 and will be completed by March 31,...

CVRD | August 24, 2021

HPBAC is advocating for the removal of municipal bylaws in the Comox Valley, British Columbia, that impose restrictions on the use and installation of certified wood-burning appliances in the City of Courtenay, Town of Comox and the Village of Cumberland. In addition,...

ECSA | August 24, 2021

Pursuant to direction by the Gas Hearth Appliance Section on June 6, 2021, and discussions by the GASC in May & July 2021, HPBAC is advocating for the temporary relief from energy efficiency regulations (EERs) in Canada that prohibit the use of continuous pilots....