Media advisory - Energy Council of Canada to present its 2015 Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award

CALGARY, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - On November 25, 2015, Michael Cleland will receive the 2015 Canadian Energy Person of the Year at a gala award ceremony in Calgary.

Mr. Cleland is the sixteenth recipient of the Energy Council of Canada's annual award for energy leadership.  This award recognizes and pays tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made a significant impact at national and local levels. Mr. Cleland served as the Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy Sector, Natural Resources Canada, and at senior executive level in two of Canada's leading energy industry associations: President and CEO, Canadian Gas Association, and Senior Vice President, Canadian Electricity Association.  Recently, he has informed ongoing dialogue on major energy issues through his work in public policy research at the Canada West Foundation and CERI.


November 25, 2015

Registration 5:30 pm, Evening Program 6:30 pm


Hyatt Regency Calgary

Imperial Ballroom 5/7/9

700 Centre St S, Calgary, AB T2G 5P6


The Honourable James Carr, Minister, Natural Resources Canada

The Honourable Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy, Government of Alberta

Al Monaco, President & CEO, Enbridge

Marie-José Nadeau, Chair, World Energy Council

Michael Harcourt, Chair, QUEST

Michael Cleland, 2015 Recipient's Address


For further information, or to arrange an interview, please contact: Brigitte Svarich, Energy Council of Canada (613) 613-323-1254,

With 65 members from across Canada's energy sector, the Energy Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to forging a better understanding of energy issues in order to optimally shape the energy sector for the benefit of all Canadians. The Energy Council of Canada is the Canadian Member Committee of the World Energy Council.

The full list of past CEPY Recipients can be found here:

SOURCE Energy Council of Canada

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