Media Advisory: Inaugural Public Policy Forum Western Dinner tonight


CALGARY - Gala to celebrate the tremendous contributions to public policy leadership by Western Canadians is a sold-out event. The dinner features the inaugural presentation of the Peter Lougheed Award for Public Policy Leadership and a tribute to Peter Lougheed.

Recipients of the inaugural Lougheed Award are:

  • Roger Gibbins, President and CEO of the Canada West Foundation
  • Ron Hicks, former Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council for the Government of Alberta
  • Martha Piper, former President of the University of British Columbia
  • Clayton Riddell, founder and President of Paramount Resources

Media encouraged and welcome to attend. Event takes place at Calgary's Fairmont Palliser Hotel in the Crystal Ballroom.

Event schedule:
Reception - 5:15 pm
Welcoming remarks and Peter Lougheed tribute - 6:30pm
Dinner - 7:00 pm
Awards - 8:00 pm

The Public Policy Forum is an independent, non partisan organization dedicated to improving the quality of governance in Canada.

More information on the dinner.

For further information:
Caitlin Kealey, Director of Communications
Public Policy Forum

On-site contact:
Serge Arpin, Vice-President
Public Policy Forum