MOPIA Attends MOP 35 in Kenya

MOPIA participated at the 35th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol Meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in late October. Some 27 decisions were adopted and attention was raised regarding the harmful effects of PFAS (forever) chemicals used in various refrigerants. MOPIA’s booth was a poplar venue for delegates to learn about our expertise. […]

Sustainable Food Cold Chains

Enough food is available annually for everyone on the planet, yet millions of people are starving all around the world. A lot of this can be blamed on food waste and loss. Around 14% of all food is lost before it even reaches a dinner table, and around 17% is wasted by the population. This […]

Canada Water Act Overhaul

Ottawa has pledged millions of dollars towards overhauling the Canada Water Act to establish a national freshwater protection agency. For more information, please visit

Montreal Protocol 2022 Assessment Report

The Technology and Economic Assessment Panel 2022 Assessment Report has now been published. This publication includes information on technical progress in the production and consumption sectors, status of banks and stocks of controlled substances, challenge facing all parties, the impact of the phase-out of controlled ozone-depleting substances. For more information please https://ozone.unep.org/system/files/documents/TEAP-Assessment-Report-2022-April23.pdf

MOPIA’s 2023 outreach sessions underway

MOPIA’s is starting our 2023 Program Awareness Sessions. These session include information on regulatory and industry updates, proposed regulation and climate change information and enforcement dialogue. If you are an A/C service technician, involved in HVAC and / or A/C part sales, instructor, S.D permit holder, R.M. or town administrator, or are simply interested, these […]

MOPIA’s 29th AGM

MOPIA’s 29th AGM will be held on April 26th at 5:30 PM. If you are interested in becoming a voting member or even nominated as a candidate for our Board of Directors, contact Mark at MOPIA.

2022 Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently published its latest scientific assessment on ozone depletion. This Executive Summary, was created by hundreds of world-renowned scientists from the NOAA and NASA. Other contributors included the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the World Meterological Organization (WMO) and the European Union (EU). Important topics in this assessment […]

MOPIA Welcomes New Staff!

We are excited to welcome a new addition to the MOPIA team! Alex Grislis is an Environmental Science student at the University of Manitoba that is passionate about conservation and protecting wildlife. She loves spending time with her friends, family and playing various sports. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors including traveling, […]

Latest IPPC Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published its latest climate change report. The IPCC was created by the United Nations and the World Meteorological Organization in 1988. The latest report was finalized in March, 2023, and is available here: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sixth-assessment-report-cycle/

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