Media Advisory - After Nexen-CNOOC: Is Canada's Investment Policy on the Right Track?

CALGARY, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The fallout of the 2012 Nexen-CNOOC deal was revamped federal policy around foreign state-owned enterprises investing in Canadian businesses. Now, these sorts of deals will only be approved under exceptional circumstances. Has the federal government got it right? Are there better alternatives out there?

Media are invited to a conference hosted by The School of Public Policy that will bring together leading experts, practitioners and policy makers in the areas of foreign direct investment and state-owned enterprises. The event will feature rigorous discussion around this important policy area with far-reaching consequences on the Canadian economy.

What: State-owned enterprises symposium

When: Tuesday, December 10
Noon until 4:30 p.m. MDT

Wednesday, December 11
8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. MDT

Where: Delta Bow Valley Bow
Valley Ballroom 
209 4th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB

A full event program including speakers, session topics and timing can be found at

SOURCE: The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

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For more information or to set up interview, media should contact:

Morten Paulsen

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