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Discussing Canada’s energy future

  • James Meadowcroft of Carleton University fields a question from Queen's University's John Pharaoh (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) during his presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
    James Meadowcroft of Carleton University fields a question from Queen's University's John Pharaoh during his presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
  • Queen's University's Warren Mabee (Geography and Planning,School of Policy Studies), top right, leads a discussion during the workshop on the role of nuclear and renewables in Canada’s energy future.
    Queen's University's Warren Mabee (Geography and Planning,School of Policy Studies), top right, leads a discussion during the workshop on the role of nuclear and renewables in Canada’s energy future.
  • Donald Maracle, Chief  of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, makes a presentation during the energy workshop hosted at Robert Sutherland Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
    Donald Maracle, Chief of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, makes a presentation during the energy workshop hosted at Robert Sutherland Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
  • Workshop attendees take part in a group discussion during a workshop on the role of nuclear and renewables in Canada’s energy future hosted at Queen's.
    Workshop attendees take part in a group discussion during a workshop on the role of nuclear and renewables in Canada’s energy future hosted at Queen's.

A critical dialogue on the role of nuclear and renewables in Canada’s energy future drew more than 60 research, industry, government and community leaders to Queen’s University on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Hosted in collaboration with Natural Resources Canada, the workshop was part of a broad, national engagement on Canada’s long-term energy future that will look at the challenges of supporting a competitive, affordable and low-carbon future for Canadians.

Philip Jennings, Associate Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada, was in attendance, along with a number of Queen’s administrators.  Presenters included Queen’s researchers Mark Daymond, Stephen Harrison and Praveen Jain as well as Chief Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.