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March 8, 2018: Resilience In Our Electricity System

By January 30, 2018 No Comments

Join the Mackenzie Institute on March 8, 2018 from 7 – 9 a.m. at the Fairmont Royal York in the Alberta Room for our first Breakfast Series event!

The first talk in our series will feature Toronto Hydro’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Haines, who will discuss the resilience of our electrical systems. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7 a.m., and Mr. Haines’ talk will run between 8 and 9 a.m.

Tickets are $75/person and can be purchased here.

We are excited to kick-off this exciting new series, and look forward to seeing you all there!

Anthony Haines: is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Hydro Corporation and its subsidiaries, one of the largest urban electricity distribution companies in North America. He is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of experience in both natural gas and electricity, which brings a unique perspective to the Canadian energy industry.

Mr. Haines currently participates on the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) Market Renewal Panel. He is the past Chair of the Ontario Energy Association (OEA) and Canadian Electricity Association (CEA). He has received a number of industry accolades, including the Electricity Distributors Association’s Chair’s Citation Award, OEA’s Leader of the Year, Corporate Responsibility Association’s North America CEO of the year (first Canadian to receive) and Energy Council of Canada’s 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

In addition to his commitment to the energy industry, Mr. Haines is actively involved in philanthropic activities. He is most proud of his fundraising efforts for the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital, the largest and most advanced burn treatment centre in Canada. Mr. Haines is responsible for Toronto Hydro’s charity golf tournament which has raised millions of dollars for electrical injury rehabilitation research.