Environment and Natural Resources

Environment and Natural Resources

Mandate

The Committee acts as advisor to the Calgary Chamber to develop policy and advocacy initiatives that advance Alberta as a world leader in energy production, resource stewardship and environmental performance.

Focus Areas

The Committee intends to focus on issues based on prominent concerns of stakeholders outside of Alberta have regarding market access, including:

  • The adequacy of the processes used to assess and protect the environment and public safety;
  • The nature of the tradeoffs between rail and pipeline transportation;
  • Options to share the fiscal and economic benefits from new market access within the affected region; and
  • The effectiveness of consultation with First Nations and other affected communities.

Chair

Kari-Lynn Reed
Business Representative, ATCO Pipelines 

Vice-Chair

Cheryl Johnson
Senior Advisor on Climate Change and Air Emissions, TransCanada

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