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Media Advisory: Minister Carr Holds Press Conference at Generation Energy Forum

Press Release

OTTAWA — Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will hold a press conference and media call-back to discuss the outcomes of the Generation Energy Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

More than 700 people — from youth to industry and academic representatives, to Indigenous and community leaders — came together in Winnipeg to explore Canada’s path to affordable energy, the next generation in technology and innovation, energy governance and Canada’s role in the global energy transition.

Keynote speakers at the Forum included international energy experts, such as:

  • Jeremy Rifkin — President, Foundation on Economic Trends and Advisor to the European Union
  • Fatih Birol — Executive Director, International Energy Agency
  • Eldar Saetre — Chief Executive Officer, Statoil Global
  • Annette Verschuren — Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NRStor
  • Elyse Allan — President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Canada

Date and time:

Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 p.m. CDT


RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
375 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3C 3J3
Room #17


613-954-9003 / 1-866-206-0153

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To register for media accreditation and for more information on media opportunities, send an email to: [email protected]

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
[email protected]

Alexandre Deslongchamps
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Natural Resources


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