Winning Canada’s Energy Future

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Where: Toronto and Ottawa

Throughout his career, the late Jim Prentice was devoted to energy, environment and Indigenous issues. These themes resonate in the book, Triple Crown: Winning Canada's Energy Future, written before his tragic death in October.

In honour of his dedication to public service, the Public Policy Forum is pleased to help launch Triple Crown and lead a panel discussion on energy, the environment and Indigenous issues. These discussions will take place on the following dates:

  • Toronto: Tuesday, March 21, at the Albany Club, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Ottawa: Wednesday, March 22 at the Rideau Club, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Karen Prentice will provide opening remarks, and Triple Crown collaborator JS Rioux will provide some context before the panel discussion. Public Policy Forum president Edward Greenspon will moderate the discussion.  

Panelists for Toronto session are: 

  • Richard Dicerni, former Deputy Minister of Alberta Executive Council and Head of the Alberta Public Service, Government of Alberta

  • Leah Lawrence, President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

  • Lorraine Mitchelmore, former President and Canada Country Chair, Shell Canada, Public Policy Forum Fellow

  • Jean Paul Gladu, President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Panelists for Ottawa session are: 

  • Ailish Campbell, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Business Development and Chief Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

  • Leah Lawrence, President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

  • Chief Jim Boucher, Chief, Fort McKay First Nation

  • Christopher Henderson, President, Lumos Energy

The discussion will focus on Mr. Prentice’s public service and explore his vision for converting the nation’s energy resources into a secure, prosperous and environmentally responsible benefit for all Canadians.

This event has been made possible by the generous support of CIBC, the Insurance Bureau of Canada, Parrish & Heimbecker as well as friends of the Prentice family.