Are More Pipelines in the Public Interest?

The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) is pleased to host the Canada West Foundation CEO, Martha Hall Findlay, for a Speaker Event on Monday, March 18th. The after-work event will provide Young Pipeliners with a balanced perspective on the policy and economics that support future pipeline development in Canada.

The agenda will also feature a presentation by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Energy Citizens group, focusing on the role Young Pipeliners can play in advocating for pipelines. Event registration includes a light supper.

Speaker Bio: Martha Hall Findlay is President and CEO of the Canada West Foundation, an independent, non-partisan public policy think tank that focuses on the policies that shape the West, and by extension, Canada. Through evidence-based research and commentary, the Canada West Foundation provides practical solutions to tough public policy challenges at home and on the global stage.

As a corporate lawyer, senior business executive and successful entrepreneur, Martha has more than 25 years of domestic and international experience with major multinationals as well as start-ups, primarily in telecommunications and technology.

She was a Member of Parliament from 2008 to 2011, serving in several capacities in the Shadow Cabinet, and as a member of the House of Commons Standing Committees for Finance; Transport, Infrastructure and Communities; Government Operations; and International Trade. She is currently a member of the Minister of International Trade’s Trade Expert Advisory Council.

Martha has served as an Advisory Council member, Board Director and/or Executive for several policy, environmental, community and cultural organizations, including her current role as Chair of the Board of Directors of Alpine Canada (She is a former national ski racer.) She is also on the Advisory Councils of Energy Futures Lab; Positive Energy (University of Ottawa); and Calgary Sport and Major Events. She is a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail, has written dozens of articles, reports and essays on key policy issues, and is a frequent public speaker and media commentator.

Date: Monday, March 18th

Event Agenda:

  • Doors Open for Refreshments and Networking: 5:15pm
  • Event Commences: 6:00pm
  • Event Conclusion: 7:30pm

 Location: Enbridge Center Learning Forum – 2nd Floor Lobby Entrance (10175 101 Street N.W. Edmonton, Alberta)

Registration & Tickets: Eventbrite – $10 donation towards Canada West Foundation