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Canadian Energy Summit





September 25, 2013

Toronto Region Board of Trade

77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON

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Breakfast – Guest of Honour and Keynote presentation - The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and 2013 Chair, The Council of the Federation
 9:30-11:45 Session 1 - Delivering Energy to People















There are four action items:

1) the development of transmission and transportation networks for domestic and export/import sources of energy;

2) improvements to regulatory approval and decision-making processes;

3) promotion of market diversification;

4) provincial and territorial participation in international discussions and negotiations on energy.


  Alan Ross, Alberta Representative to Ottawa - Council of the Federation perspective


 Stefan Pohlod, President, Energy East Pipeline and Vice-President, Eastern Business Development, Oil Pipelines, TransCanada Corporation - industry lead-off presentation


 attendee participation

 11:45-12:00 Coffee break



Lunch - Guest Speaker - Rod Northey, Partner, Environmental Law, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
 13:00-14:30 Session 2 - Sustainability and Conservation









Three action items for this section are:

1) promoting energy efficiency and conservation;

2) transitioning to a lower carbon economy;

3) enhancement of energy information and awareness.


 Manitoba Representative - Council of the Federation perspective


 Jeanette Patell, Government Affairs and Policy Leader, Energy, GE Canada - industry lead-off presentation


attendee participation

 14:30-16:00 Session 3 - Technology and Innovation















Three action items for this section are:

1) acceleration in the development and deployment of energy research and technologies advancing production transmission and use of clean and convenient energy sources;

2) development and implementation strategies for energy-sector human resource needs;

3) development of renewable, green and/or cleaner energy sources to meet future demand and contribute to environmental goals and priorities.


 Newfoundland and Labrador Representative - Council of the Federation perspective


 Jarret Adams, Vice President, Communications, AREVA Canada Inc. - industy lead-off presentation


attendee participation




Closing Keynote - Duncan Hawthorne, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Power



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Presentation - Alan Ross (308.0 KB)
Presentation - Steve Pohlod (2.96 MB)
Presentation - Jeanette Patell (5.93 MB)
Presentation - Jarret Adams (3.90 MB)