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Environment Ministers Will Discuss Climate Leadership at GLOBE 2016

Environment Ministers Will Discuss Climate Leadership at GLOBE 2016

Published 02-18-16

Submitted by GLOBE Series

A trio of Canadian provincial environment ministers will share insights on how their respective governments approach climate action in an on-stage armchair discussion accessible to GLOBE 2016 visitors.

Hon. David Heurtel, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Quebec; Hon. Mary Polak, Minister of Environment, Government of British Columbia and Hon. Glen Murray. Minister of Environment and Climate Change with the Government of Ontario will participate ib the session at the GLOBE Innovation Expo, 11:15 am, Friday, March 4, 2016.

The GLOBE 2016 Leadership Summit and Innovation Exposition will run at the Vancouver Convention Centre from March 2 to 4, 2016. This “Provincial Climate and Prosperity Leadership” session will run in the Presentation Theatre in the Innovation Exposition, accessible to both summit delegates and expo visitors.

“In recent years, provinces have been engaged in something of a ‘race to the top’ on climate action,” said Mike Gerbis, CEO of GLOBE 2016. “I’m looking forward to what I expect will be a spirited dialogue, as Ministers highlight the jobs, investment and other opportunities that their work on climate is unlocking in their respective jurisdictions.”

 Quick Conference Facts:

  • The Rt. Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada will deliver a keynote speech at GLOBE Series Leadership Summit on March 2, 2016. 

  • The Honourable Premier Christy Clark will deliver remarks to kick off the GLOBE Leadership Summit on March 2, 2016.

  • Hon. Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba, Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Hon. Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec will participate in a candid Premiers' Armchair Dialogue at the Globe Leadership Summit, 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 3.

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