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Championing Alberta Climate Leadership, Business Advantage

Promoting Alberta’s diversification agenda is the goal for Robyn Luff MLA Calgary-East, on behalf of Deron Bilous Minister of Economic Development and Trade, at the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWR) Economic Leadership Forum, Nov. 16-19 in Boise, Idaho.

The forum brings together state and provincial government and business leaders from western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest to discuss economic issues that affect the region. Topics for this year’s forum include transportation, energy use in buildings, technology, agriculture and the forestry industry.

“North America needs an energy and environmental leader for the 21st century, and we want it to be Alberta. There’s tremendous potential for our PNWER partners to work with us. Together, we share a wealth of technology, resources, innovators and entrepreneurial drive that we can use to build a diversified, resilient economy for the future.”

Robyn Luff, MLA Calgary-East

 

The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) is a non-profit organization created in 1991 by the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Its goals include: promoting greater regional collaboration; enhancing the competitiveness of the region; and, coordinating provincial and state policies.

The estimated cost for MLA Luff’s trip to Boise, including travel, is $2,900.

Itinerary for MLA Luff
Date Event
November 16 Travel to Boise

Participate in the PNWER Executive Committee meeting

November 17 – 18 Participate in the PNWER Economic Leadership Forum
November 19 Participate in the PNWER Executive Committee meeting

Return travel to Alberta

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