YEP Calgary presents Johanne Gelinas, Canada's Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development


YEP Calgary is pleased to announce a special speakers event, proudly sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP: Johanne Gélinas, Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentJohanne Gélinas leads a specialized team within the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG) that audits environmental and sustainable development issues of concern to Canadians by examining the performance of the federal government in meeting its stated commitments in these areas. The Commissioner is independent of government and reports directly to Parliament. Johanne will speak about her career, her role as Commissioner and her experiences as a member of the Auditor General’s office. She will also share the results of the recently published climate change audit and her perspective of what Canada’s next steps should look like.As always, the format will be an open and engaging format with opportunities for networking and casual discussion over refreshments.Details: The event will take place on Thursday October 12th, 5:00 - 7:30 PM, Ms. Gélinas will start her talk at 6PMLocation: Saltlik Restaurant – upstairs in the lounge @ 101 Stephen Ave SWCosts: Free to YEP members and guests! Refreshments: Some food and drink will be provided, thanks to our sponsors Deloitte & Touche LLP. Please note that due to the scheduling conflict, our previously scheduled Oct 11th presentation by Simon Dyer ( Death by a Thousand Cuts: Impacts of In-situ Oil Sands Development on Alberta's Boreal Forests) will be postponed for a future meeting. We apologize for the late notice. This event generously sponsored by:Deloitte & Touche LLP

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