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Monday, July 22 • 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Climate Policy and Economic Growth

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Co-Chairs:
Hon. Dustin Duncan, Minister of Environment, Saskatchewan
Sen. Michael Dembrow, Oregon

Climate change policies can promote economic growth and job creation by investing in new and innovative industries such as clean tech, low-carbon transportation options, energy efficiency upgrades, and agricultural and forestry investments. This session will explore the linkages between environmental policies, good jobs, and economic growth.

Legislative Panel: What are the economic benefits of climate action strategies? 
Rick Glumac, Parliamentary Secretary for Technology; Energy and Environment Working Group Co-chair, British Columbia Legislative Assembly
Rep. Gael Tarleton, Washington
Hon. Dustin Duncan, Minister of Environment, Saskatchewan
Hon. Bronwyn Eyre, Minister of Energy and Resources, Saskatchewan

Industry Panel: How have climate action strategies contributed to the economic growth in your company/industry?

David Bennett, FortisBC, Director of Communications and External Relations
Adam Auer, Cement Association of Canada, Vice President of Environment and Sustainability

Speakers
avatar for Hon. Bronwyn Eyre

Hon. Bronwyn Eyre

Minister of Energy and Resources & Minister responsible for SaskWater and SaskEnergy, Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan; MLA
Bronwyn Eyre was elected MLA for Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota in the 2016 provincial election.A former radio broadcaster and columnist, Bronwyn also served as a Saskatoon public school board trustee. Previously, she was a senior writer/editor for UK-based legal publications Commercial... Read More →
avatar for Rep. Gael Tarleton

Rep. Gael Tarleton

Legislator; Tourism Working Group Co-Chair, Washington State Legislature
After a decade working at the Pentagon on security issues affecting ports across the country and other critical facilities, Gael ran two international subsidiaries of a Fortune 500 company in Russia. She was responsible for creating disaster preparedness and emergency response plans... Read More →
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Rick Glumac

Parliamentary Secretary for Technology; Energy and Environment Working Group Co-chair, British Columbia Legislative Assembly
Rick Glumac was elected MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam in 2017. Rick is the Parliamentary Secretary for Technology. Rick served as a city councillor for the city of Port Moody from 2011 to 2017 and has chaired the city's Economic Development Committee, Environmental Protection Committee... Read More →
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Adam Auer

Vice President of Environment and Sustainability, Cement Association of Canada
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David Bennett

Director of Communications and External Relations, FortisBC
avatar for Michael Dembrow

Michael Dembrow

Senator, Oregon State Legislature
avatar for Hon. Dustin Duncan

Hon. Dustin Duncan

MLA; Minister of Environment, Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan


Monday July 22, 2019 2:45pm - 5:00pm
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