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June 9, 2021

Indigenous Energy Futures in Canada Webinar - Session 3: Reflecting on What Success Looks Like

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Canada is on an ambitious journey to establish working relationships with Indigenous peoples across the country and to develop a plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, all while battling a worldwide pandemic.

The Atlantica Centre for Energy, in conjunction with the Maritimes Energy Association, with support from Deloitte, are co-hosting a webinar series that will explore approaches to collaboration, equity partnerships and general discussion on successful working relationships with Indigenous communities.

Session 3 - Reflecting on What Success Looks Like
Wednesday, June 9 | 10-11am ADT

Panel:
- Chris Henderson - Founding Executive Director, Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise; President, Lumos Energy
- Guy Lonechild - CEO, First Nations Power Authority
- Stone Bear - Indigenous Relations Consultant
- Paul Janes (moderator) - Partner, Deloitte Canada

To view the bios of the panelists, please click here.

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June 3, 2021

Gender Diversity in the Energy Sector - Webinar Recording

May 28, 2021

Fireside Chat with Peter Gregg, President and CEO of Nova Scotia Power

April 9, 2021

Indigenous Energy Futures in Canada Webinar - Session 2: Economic Prosperity: A Win-Win for All

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Canada is on an ambitious journey to establish working relationships with Indigenous peoples across the country and to develop a plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, all while battling a worldwide pandemic.

The Atlantica Centre for Energy, in conjunction with the Maritimes Energy Association, with support from Deloitte are co-hosting a webinar series that will explore approaches to collaboration, equity partnerships and general discussion on successful working relationships with Indigenous communities. The April 7th webinar is sponsored by Atlantic Towing.

Session 2: Economic Prosperity: A Win-Win for All
Wednesday, April 7 The economic imperative of reconciliation

Panel:
- Tabatha Bull, President & CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
- Jim Ward, General Manager, North Shore Mi'kmaq District Council
- Rory O’Sullivan, CEO North America, Moltex Energy
- Moderator: Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons, National Advisor / kā-nīkānīt, Deloitte Indigenous

Panelist bios can be found here.

Please feel welcome to share this free webinar series with your networks.

Stay tuned for details on session three!

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March 10, 2021

Indigenous Energy Futures in Canada Webinar - Session 1: Transformative Approaches to Working Together

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Please see the attached files for the presentations from Ontario Power Generation, Natural Forces, and Tobique First Nation.

Collaboration with Communities: Indigenous Energy Futures in Canada

Canada is on an ambitious journey to establish working relationships with Indigenous peoples across the country and to develop a plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, all while battling a worldwide pandemic.

The Atlantica Centre for Energy, in conjunction with the Maritimes Energy Association, with support from Deloitte, are co-hosting a webinar series that will explore approaches to collaboration, equity partnerships and general discussion on successful working relationships with Indigenous communities.

Session 1: Transformative Approaches to Working Together

Wednesday, March 10

Ontario Power Generation’s Story of Engagement

Natural Forces’ Journey: Working Together with Indigenous Peoples

Panel:

- Ian Jacobsen, Director, Indigenous Relations - Ontario Power Generation

- Austen Hughes, Vice President – Operations - Natural Forces

- Tanna Pirie-Wilson, Senior Band Administrator, Tobique First Nation

- Moderator: Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons, National Advisor / kā-nīkānīt, Deloitte Indigenous

Click here to view speaker bios.

Please feel welcome to share this free webinar series with your networks.

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February 9, 2021

Annual General Meeting 2021

February 4, 2021

Canadian Energy Transition Presentation - Power Advisory LLC

October 26, 2020

Updated: Board of Director Nominations 2021 - The Maritimes Energy Association

Nominations for the Maritimes Energy Association’s Board of Directors closed on November 30th, 2020 and we received enough nominations to fill the Board vacancies.  The 2021 Board of Directors will be announced at the Association’s Annual General Meeting taking place virtually on January 27th, 2021.

We would like to thank everyone that put their name forward for election.  As a not-for-profit industry association, we could not do the work we do without the help of our members who are willing to volunteer their time, energy, and skills.

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October 20, 2020

The MEA Letter of Support for CanadaCleantech’s proposal for capacity building among cleantech NGOs and accelerators

The Maritimes Energy Association is pleased to make recommendations to the Canada Cleantech Alliance on its proposal for capacity building among cleantech NGOs and accelerators. Please see the attached letters.

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June 18, 2020

Net-Zero: Exploring the Potential for Hydrogen in Atlantic Canada

May 27, 2020

Letters of Support for Economic Stimulus during Recovery Covid-19

May 27, 2020

Baker Tilly Webinar: Business Planning for Leaders in a COVID 19 Environment

May 11, 2020

Canadian Society of Customs Brokers Letter of Support re: Covid-19 Government Supports

April 16, 2020

Coping with COVID-19: Key Workplace Facts You Need to Know presented by McInnes Cooper

March 30, 2020

Announcement: The MEA has gone virtual

Tags: News Releases Announcement

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January 13, 2020

Op-Ed -Smart Meters Give Power Back to Consumers

Modern technology has made it easier than ever for consumers to make savvy financial decisions.  Comparison shopping online for everything from home electronics to mortgages, technology has given the consumer the power to decide how and where to spend their money. Why should energy consumption be any different? 

To read more - please see attachment

Tags: Letters of Support Electricity

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September 24, 2019

The Maritimes Energy Association Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer

The Maritimes Energy Association would like to announce the appointment of Jennifer Tuck to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective September 24, 2019. 

Over the last 20 years, Jennifer has worked both within the Ontario Government as a senior policy advisor to several Cabinet Ministers and as a government relations and regulatory affairs expert in the private sector for a leading North American energy company.

To read full Announcement - please see attachment

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April 24, 2019

Remarks: Prepared for the Senate Committee on Energy, The Environment and Natural Resources

The Maritimes Energy Association – Prepared Remarks before the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources appearance in Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 24, 2019.

On behalf of the Maritimes Energy Association (MEA), we are pleased to appear before the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources in particular as they seek further input into Bill C-69.

To read the full document - please see attachment

Tags: Remarks Energy Bill C-69

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January 22, 2019

Written Comment on CNSOPB’s Call for Bids NS18-3

Written Comment on CNSOPB’s Call for Bids NS18-3

Two industry nominated parcels in shallow water area of Sable Subbasin

To read full Comments - please see attachment

 

Tags: Comments & Submissions Oil & Gas

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December 10, 2018

Letter of Comment: Concerning Notice of Application by Alton Natural Gas Storage (LP) - Extension of Approval to Construct an Underground Storage Facility (UHS-PC-18)

Letter of Comment: Concerning Notice of Application by Alton Natural Gas Storage (LP) - Extension of Approval to Construct an Underground Storage Facility (UHS-PC-18)

The purpose of this letter is to provide a letter of support and comment from The Maritimes Energy Association for Alton Natural Gas Storage (LP) - Concerning the recent application for extension to renew an Approval to Construct an Underground Hydrocarbons Storage Facility near Alton, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, which was originally issued on September 1,2013. The application seeks to extend the approval to September 1, 2023.

To read full Comments - please see attachment

Tags: Comments & Submissions Oil & Gas

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August 17, 2017

Discussion Paper: Contribution to the Public Consultation on Environmental and Regulatory Reviews in Canada

The Maritimes Energy Association – Contribution to the Public Consultation on Environmental and Regulatory Reviews in Canada – Discussion Paper (June 2017) Submitted August 17th, 2017.

On behalf of The Maritimes Energy Association (MEA), we are pleased to submit the enclosed response to the Government of Canada’s discussion paper entitled, “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews” released on June 29, 2017. Our Association has been actively participating in this process since its initiation earlier this year. In April, along with several other Atlantic Canada stakeholders, Ray Ritcey, CEO, The Maritimes Energy Association met with Minister of Environment & Climate Change, Catherine McKenna in Halifax to discuss the Expert Panel Final Report- “Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada”. This Panel was created to review the Canadian environmental assessment processes. Mr. Ritcey voiced the Association’s concerns with respect to reduced competitiveness, uncertain timelines, and environmental assessments coming at a higher cost.

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Tags: Comments & Submissions Energy Environmental

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