Department of Geography and Environment public lecture
Date: Thursday 20 October 2011
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Joe Oliver
Chair: Dr Richard Perkins
Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will discuss Canada as a reliable, responsible contributor to global energy security and economic stability. The Minister will give an overview of Canada's energy resources including the strategic importance of oil sands and current global oil demand. He will also explore trade and investment opportunities as well as highlight the importance Canada places on responsible development of energy resources.
Minister Oliver was appointed Minister of Natural Resources on May 18, 2011. Prior to his election to Parliament, Minister Oliver had a career in the investment banking industry. He obtained both his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Civil Law at McGill University and was called to the Quebec Bar and later graduated with an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.
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A transcript of Joe Oliver's speech is available to download in English and in French. Download:
'Canada: a reliable, responsible contributor to global energy security and economic stability' (PDF - in English)
'Le Canada, source fiable et responsable d'énergie contribuant à la sécurité énergétique et à la stabilité économique mondiales' (PDF - en français)
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