Climate Change Roundtable: Ontario’s Draft Cap-and-Trade Rules and the Future of Federal-Provincial Collaboration

Torys Client Centre
79 Wellington St. W., 33rd floor
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1N2

March 09, 2016 07:45 - 09:00

Torys is hosting a session on Ontario’s draft cap-and-trade rules and what lies ahead for federal-provincial collaboration on climate change.

Joining us is Paul Boothe, Canada’s former Deputy Minister of the Environment, currently at Ivey Business School and a member of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission. Mr. Boothe will bring his rich expertise to lead a discussion on federal-provincial cooperation following the March 2-4 First Ministers’ meetings on climate change.

This session will cover the following topics:

  • What do Ontario’s proposed cap-and-trade rules mean for your business?
  • How will the rules help shape a future Ontario carbon market?
  • With many provinces forging ahead with climate policy, what role will the federal government play?
  • What’s in store for federal-provincial collaboration following the upcoming First Ministers’ meetings?

Continental breakfast 7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Panel discussion 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

About the Speakers

Paul Boothe, Canada’s former Deputy Minister of the Environment (2010-2012), currently serves as a Professor and Director at Ivey Business School and the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, Western University. He is also a commissioner on Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission and a frequent author on climate change topics, including for Maclean’s. Mr. Boothe’s previous positions include Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary to the Treasury Board, Saskatchewan (1999-2001), Associated Deputy Minister of Finance and G7 Deputy, Canada (2004-2005) and Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Industry (2007-2010).

Tyson Dyck is a partner at Torys and is a member of the firm’s Environmental Group, practising extensively in the areas of Energy and Infrastructure, Mining and Metals and Climate Change. He has been recognized in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in environmental law.

Patricia A. Koval is a partner at Torys with extensive corporate governance and environmental experience. Pat will be moderating the session.

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