CBC Reports on Hinton’s Geothermal Energy Project

Today, CBC featured a story about the work being done in Hinton related to geothermal energy. The story quotes Jonathan Banks, who leads the University of Alberta’s Future Energy Systems Geothermal Energy research team.  As part of the research, Lianne Lefsrud, John Parkins and I are working on “Socio-­Economic Roadmaps to Commercial Geothermal Energy Production in Western Canada.”

The Fossil Free Divestment Movement


Today, our article on the fossil fuel divestment movement was published in The Globe and Mail. Founded in 1844, The Globe and Mail is nationally distributed throughout Canada and its most widely read daily newspaper. The article is available below and online: What the Divestment Movement Could Mean for Alberta and Canada. Continue reading

Appointed to the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta

icaaOn May 7, 2014, the Government of Alberta appointed me as a public member on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta (ICAA).

The ICAA Council consists of nine elected chartered accountants and three appointed public members and is responsible for fulfilling the mandate set forth in the Regulated Accounting Profession Act (RAPA). All regulations, bylaws, Council resolutions, rules of professional conduct and related guidelines are passed in accordance with this legislation. The ICAA Council is also responsible for setting the strategic direction of the CA profession in Alberta, and is committed to serving the interests of the public and the profession.

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