The Canadian Propane Association celebrates the best in the industry

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Calgary, Alberta, May 19, 2022 (GlobeNewswire) – The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its Top Industry Award at its 2022 Leadership Summit.

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“These awards highlight the commitment and dedication of those who are making a difference for the ongoing success of the Canadian propane industry and communities,” he said. CPA President and CEO Shannon Watt. “These talented individuals and organizations are helping to create a secure and dynamic industry and meet the energy needs of future generations with sustainable solutions as we transform into a low-carbon economy.”

Due to the cancellation of prizes during the epidemic, this year’s Lifetime Achievement and Health and Safety categories are presented with two winners.

The winners

Two founding members of the Canadian Propane Association who have made significant and consistent contributions to the development of the Canadian propane industry. 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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David Corn, President of the family-owned Dowler-Karn Limited, is celebrated for its annual dedication to the propane industry, working to continuously improve the quality and safety of the industry. Like “Rising water lifts up all boats”, he has spent decades participating on various boards and providing support and advice to others to achieve success and exemplary safety standards. By creating the Corn Family Fund, Dowler Corn has supported numerous charities.

Guy Marchand, President of P38 Energy / Budget Propane, has been honored for his commitment to the propane industry for over 40 years, has served in a number of associations and has represented the industry through representations and committees year after year at both the provincial and federal levels. Marchand is also a longtime member, former director and former chairman of the Quebec Propane Association.

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Howard August And And Canada Recipient of 2022 Health and Safety Award. August, a lawyer in the transportation industry for more than 40 years, has positively impacted change through her partnerships with KAG’s clients and industry partners. KAG Canada implements its vision of providing the safest and highest quality service through a number of programs they have implemented, including a Safety Bonus program that remits to employees the savings associated with the company’s WCB rate and the workplace return program.

Mike MullinsThe National Director, the regulatory fixed asset for superior propane, also gets 2022 Health and Safety Award. Mullins was one of the key advocates of the ongoing Pressure Relief Valve study and worked on CPA and industry participants as well as environmental emergency regulations. He was also tasked with ensuring that he completed more than 100,000 tank exchanges / recertifications, complying with Superior Propane B51-14 and DOT regulations.

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The Innovation AwardThe only award given to the person / company inside or outside the CPA membership that contributes to the progress of the propane industry, is presented to four companies – the highest number that can be presented in one term.

BlackmarPSG has developed a brand, a Dover company TLGLF3HD rotary van pump To meet the demand for increased quantity of LPG supply while accommodating centralized LPG storage from farm corporations and other consolidated businesses. Designed for medium and large capacity bobble trucks, the pump is the first mover in this market because no other bobble provides this capacity.

Prince Autogassystemen And Westport Fuel System To be environmentally friendly and efficient, has created a universal solution for converting various vehicles with the latest automotive technology, including direct injection engines. VSI-3 DI LPG system. The high-performance system will allow more vehicles to be easily converted to run on auto propane.

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Reggio And Diversco Developed RTG2831 external valve Which was designed for use as an initial relief valve in propane cylinders above ground. Valve, which has been approved in Canada, offers Canadian industry a new option to save time and money and reduce the risks facing the industry.

Finally, Sligers Engineered Products Inc.Of Portable eviction measures Provides a safe way to empty a motor vehicle tank to provide safe pump service. It helps protect human life, property and the environment. Its system eliminates risks, saves hours and recycles trapped fuel.

The 2022 Propane Training Institute Instructor Award Is the winner John Maltese From Solugaz Inc. Maltis is a definition of respect for values: he meets strict standards of systematic and propane management in his training. Prior to the epidemic, Jean trained more than 450 students in 2019, an excellent success rate.

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For more information on CPA Member Awards, please visit

About the Canadian Propane Association:
With more than 400 members, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is a growing, multi-billion-dollar national association for industry that affects the livelihoods of thousands of Canadians. CPA develops and manufactures industry training materials, offers its members an emergency response support plan, and provides advocacy services for the propane industry. CPA does not provide an analysis or analysis of propane prices or supplies and cannot comment on individual business activities.

For more information, contact Tammy Hirsch, Senior Director, Communications and Marketing [email protected] Or call 587-349-5876.

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