MOPIA at 29th Meeting of the Parties

MOPIA hosted a booth and actively engaged in the side events and participated in the formal Meeting of the Parties November 24-28 in Montreal. MOPIA met representatives from dozens of countries around world and shared our expertise on addressing ozone depleting and climate change substances. Manitoba is unique to world in many approaches to stewardship […]

Manitoba’s Climate & Green Plan

The Government of Manitoba released its Green Climate Change Plan on October 27, 2017. See it by clicking…   2017 climategreenplandiscussionpaper

Federal Halocarbon Regulation Amendments

The Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations were published in Part II of the Canada Gazette, on Wednesday June 29, 2016.  The Regulations will enter into force 6 month after its publication. It is now available online at: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2016/2016-06-29/html/sor-dors137-eng.php

Federal Regulatory Changes

The Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations, published in Part II of the Canada Gazette on Wednesday June 29, 2016, will come into force on December 29, 2016 and will repeal and replace the Ozone-depleting Substances Regulations, 1998. The final Regulations can be found at the following website: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2016/2016-06-29/html/sor-dors137-eng.php Check out details, and fact sheets […]

Halocarbon Stewardship Plans Required

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) has published a Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Halocarbons Used as a Refrigerant in the Canada Gazette, Part I. This Notice is published under Part 4 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). […]

Aerosol HFC Controls Encouraged

MOPIA has long advanced and encouraged the elimination of the use of HFC’s in aerosol containers. HFC 134a and HFC 52 are used as a propellant carrier product gas in many, many consumer products from air horns to anti-perspirants. Alternatives and other methods are available for manufacturers to mitigate the use of HFCs in these applications. […]

Consumer & Industry Bulletin

No Topping-up ConsumerACposter-Home ConsumerACposter-Auto Illegal / Non-compliant Refrigerant Cylinders in Manitoba While the refrigerant manufacturer is legitimate, the refrigerant cylinder is a “Dispos-A-Can” and this is not allowed in Manitoba and certain other provinces. Ensure the cylinders you buy are refillable and from a safe source. Likley all will have a core charge (deposit) and the […]

MOPIA on CBC Radio Noon Show

See: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/what-progress-are-we-making-to-protect-our-planet-1.3044504 See Mark Millers CBC Radio Opinion Piece at:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/what-progress-are-we-making-to-protect-our-planet-1.3044504

Environment Canada Notice on HFCs

Environment Canada has issued a Notice of Intent to Regulate HFCs. See details via the links highlighted here: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2014/2014-12-06/html/notice-avis-eng.php