Assessing the impacts: What Alberta’s climate plan and the international COP 21 agreement mean for business

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Please note NEW LOCATION — Yellowhead Brewery — 10229 105 St NW, Edmonton

Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) and partners Nelson Environmental Remediation are pleased to present an intimate followup conversation with influential environmental economist Dr. Andrew Leach about Alberta’s climate leadership plan and the COP21 Paris agreement.

The conversation will be guided by the Honourable Monte Solberg.

Now that the dust has settled on the province’s Climate Leadership Plan and the Federal government has entered into an ambitious international agreement to reduce carbon emissions, join us for fine cocktails, appetizers and an off-the-record conversation with Alberta’s pre-eminent climate policy expert at Edmonton’s own Yellowhead Brewery.

Assessing the impacts: A conversation with Dr. Andrew Leach
Where: Yellowhead Brewery — 10229 105 St NW, Edmonton

When: January 19th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact David MacLean at (780) 481-7205

About Monte Solberg

The Honourable Monte Solberg P.C. served as the Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat Alberta from 1993 to 2008. For almost three years he served in Prime Minister Harper’s Cabinet, first as Minister for Citizenship and Immigration and then Minister for Human Resources and Social Development. Since retiring from politics in 2008 Monte has built a career advising some of Canada’s largest corporations.

Today he is a founder and principal at New West Public Affairs, and a political columnist for the SUN newspapers. He frequently appears on television political panels. Recently he debated  columnist and NDP candidate Linda McQuaig at the Broadbent Institute Progress Summit in Ottawa.

He is currently the Acting Chair of Canadian crown corporation, the International Development Research Centre.