Go Big or Go Home: The Future of Canadian Energy—with Monica Gattinger, Mike Cleland, Chris Henderson, Shannon Joseph, Tonja Leach and Shawn McCarthy.
Earlier this month, Positive Energy hosted a debate to examine and address polarization in Canadian politics, in particular its effects on energy decision-making. The question: Can Canada better meet its future energy, environmental, social and economic needs with large projects and system-wide approaches, or local projects and community approaches? The debate featured four experts with diverse and extensive experience on energy issues across Canada. Arguing for large projects and system-wide approaches were Mike Cleland, Senior Fellow with Positive Energy, and Shannon Joseph, Vice President of Government Relations for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Arguing for local projects and community approaches were Chris Henderson, President of Lumos Energy, and Tonja Leach, Executive Director of Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST). The debate was moderated by Shawn McCarthy, a journalist and Senior Counsel at Sussex Strategies. For more information on the December debate, please visit the Positive Energy website.