New West Public Affairs is pleased to invite you to join us on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Calgary for ‘Energy Relaunch’ – a day of discussion and insight from the nation’s top energy thought leaders on how Canada can regain its competitive edge in international energy markets and attract new investment into the country.


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Panel Topics

Panel 1: Energy Infrastructure and the Environment

Panel 2: The Politics of Pipelines – All Journalists Panel

Panel 3: Canada LNG: What will it mean for the oil and gas industry?

Panel 4: How to Attract New Investment to Canada



  • The Honourable, Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan
  • The Honourable, Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada
  • The Honourable, Jason Kenney, Leader of the United Conservative Party of Alberta
  • The Honourable, Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Government of Alberta

Confirmed Panelists

  • Hon. Monte Solberg, Principal at New West Public Affairs, Former Minister of Human Resources and Development, Immigration and Citizenship
  • Martha Hall-Findlay, President of the Canada West Foundation, Former Member of Parliament
  • Dr. Jack Mintz, Senior Fellow, University of Calgary School of Public Policy
  • Mark Cameron, Executive Director of Canadians for Clean Prosperity
  • Tim McMillan, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
  • Tristan Goodman, Incoming President of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada
  • Danielle Smith, Host of the Danielle Smith Show on Newstalk 770, Former Leader of the Official Opposition
  • Ryan Jespersen, Host of the Ryan Jespersen Show on CHED 630
  • Hon. Chuck Strahl, Senior Advisor at New West Public Affairs, Former Minister of Indian Affairs & Northern Development, Agriculture, & Transportation & Infrastructure
  • Hon. Jay Hill, Senior Advisor at New West Public Affairs, Former Chief Government Whip, Government House Leader
  • Paul Taylor, Senior Advisor at New West Public Affairs, Former Deputy Minister of Finance in BC, Former Chair at ICBC, Former President/CEO of TransAlta US, Former Chief of Staff to BC Premier Gordon Campbell
  • Dr. Andrew Leach, Environmental Economist, Professor at the University of Alberta, Former Chair of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Panel
  • Jen Gerson, Freelance Writer, Frequent contributor to CBC, Macleans, National Post, the Globe and Mail and others


We hope you can join us and look forward to seeing all of you there.


If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event please contact Monte Solberg at monte.solberg@newwestpublicaffairs.ca


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