Entries by Devon Babin

CIAC member Pyrowave receives $3.3M from Innovation, Science and Industry Canada

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to see the Government of Canada providing CIAC member, Pyrowave, with more than $3 million in funding to support their continued development of clean technologies that help reduce plastic waste, while building healthier communities and transitioning into a modern, circular economy for plastics. Quebec-based Pyrowave has […]

Canada’s chemistry sector commits to enhancing engagement with Indigenous communities

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) has updated its United Nations-recognized Responsible Care® Codes for 2020 to include new commitments for Canada’s leading chemical companies to engage Indigenous communities through proactive and formal processes. While developing the codes, the CIAC engaged with Indigenous communities and their leaders, and these new commitments for CIAC members […]

Executives from U.S., Canadian, and Mexican chemical industries reaffirm support for new North American Free Trade Agreement

Ottawa, Canada, January 16, 2020 — Leading executives representing the U.S., Canadian and Mexican chemical industries today publicly reaffirmed their support for U.S. ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), also known as the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) in Canada and the Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC) in Mexico. The announcement, led […]

CIAC receives funding from Transport Canada to support railway safety across Canada

Ottawa, Canada, January 7, 2020 — The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to announce Transport Canada’s Railway Safety Improvement Program (RSIP) will provide $219,750 in financial support over three years to help CIAC improve railway safety and education in communities across Canada. The CIAC and its Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response […]

Competitiveness and Investment in Alberta: A View from the Chemistry Industry

Alberta is seeing positive signs that the government is serious about attracting investment to the province, reinforcing competition and strengthening the province’s economy.   The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) sees 2019 as being a good year for the chemistry sector – a sector that contributes $58 billion to the Canadian economy annually and $16 billion of that here in Alberta.   In Alberta, we’re encouraged by the investment that is taking place right now at two propane to polypropylene facilities worth a combined $9 billion along with two other […]

CIAC Welcomes CUSMA Agreement

December 12, 2019 The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to see that Canada, the United States and Mexico have concluded final negotiations on the CUSMA agreement – an agreement designed to level the playing field and grow the economies of all three nations.   While further study is needed to assess the final arrangements agreed upon today, CIAC believes that common environmental […]

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