Media Advisory - Energy Leaders to Debate Ontario's Long Term Energy Future on Thursday, October 10 in Toronto

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - With the Government of Ontario expected to announce changes to the province's long-term energy plan this fall, Ontario's energy producers are coming together at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto to discuss and debate energy supply options.

The Energy Leaders Debate is a half-day plenary session featuring provocative keynote speaker and environmental activist, Tzeporah Berman, and a panel of energy association leaders in Ontario's electricity sector. The debate will be moderated by journalist Tyler Hamilton.


Mr. Robert Hornung, President, Canadian Wind Energy Association
Mr. David Butters, President, Association of Power Producers of Ontario
Mr. John Gorman, President, Canadian Solar Industries Association
Dr. Ron Oberth, President, Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries   
Mr. Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association
Mr. Adam White, President, Association of Major Power Consumers

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About CanWEA: 

CanWEA is the voice of Canada's wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy on behalf of its members. A national non-profit association, CanWEA serves as Canada's leading source of credible information about wind energy and its social, economic and environmental benefits. Join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and for insight on industry issues join the conversation at

For Canada to be a world leader in the production of clean wind energy, CanWEA believes we can and must reach a target of producing 20 per cent or more of our electricity from wind. Learn more at

Image with caption: "Tzeporah Berman: Ms. Berman is the author of This Crazy Time: Living Our Environmental Challenge. She is the former Executive Director and Co-founder of PowerUp Canada and Co-founder and Campaign Director of ForestEthics. (CNW Group/CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION)". Image available at:

Image with caption: "Tyler Hamilton: Mr. Hamilton is editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Corporate Knights. He is also a senior advisor to the newly formed Council for Clean Capitalism, through which some of Canada's largest corporations from across industries are working together to influence public policy changes that reward responsible corporate behaviour. (CNW Group/CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION)". Image available at:


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Ulrike Kucera
Media Relations Officer
Mobile: (613) 867 4433

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