media release

MEDIA ADVISORY: Clean-energy opportunities for B.C. First Nations

June 12, 2014

Ulrike Radermacher, SFU Beedie, 778.782.7976,
Ross MacDonald-Allan, SFU Beedie, 778.782.9492,
Dixon Tam, SFU media relations, 778.782.8742,

Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business and the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business are co-hosting a discussion June 13 about the opportunities available in the clean energy sector for B.C. First Nations.

The breakfast event features Squamish Chief Ian Campbell and Paul Kariya, executive director of Clean Energy B.C., discussing how First Nations participate in economic development while also protecting the environment.

They will also talk about some of the resource development projects operating or under construction in B.C., as well as how the Squamish Nation is involved through their Run-of-the-River Projects.

WHAT:          What is the opportunity in clean energy for First Nations in B.C.?

WHEN:          Friday, June 13, 2014, 8-9 a.m.

WHERE:        Segal Graduate School of Business, Room 1300, 500 Granville St

WHO:             Squamish Chief Ian Campbell; Paul Kariya, Clean Energy B.C.

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