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U Ottawa Media Advisory: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing?

Press Release

April 20, 2018

Organized by Positive Energy (Institute for Science, Society and Policy) at the University of Ottawa this cutting-edge two day discussion will feature political, corporate, NGO, Indigenous and public sector leaders as keynote speakers and panelists. An analysis of the potential for new federal energy policy and regulatory measures to address public confidence and investor confidence challenges will be high on the agenda.

WHAT: Positive Energy Conference

WHEN: April 23 and 24, 2018 (Full program here)

WHERE: Tabaret Hall, room 112 (Huguette Labelle) | MAP

Speakers include:

  • The Honorable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources
  • The Honorable Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta (videorecording)
  • Guy Lonechild, CEO, First Nations Power Authority
  • Monica Gattinger, Chair, Positive Energy
  • Nik Nanos, Chair and CEO, Nanos Research
  • Doug Suttles, CEO, Encana
  • David Runnalls, Board Chair, Pembina Institute

If you wish to attend the conference or would like to speak to a uOttawa expert please contact:

Isabelle Mailloux
Acting, Manager Media Relations
Cell.: 613-240-0275
[email protected]

Karyne Vienneau
Media Relations Officer
Cell.: 613-762-2908
[email protected]


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