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Who Decides Our Energy Future...Advocating for a People’s Plan for Energy, Fort McMurray

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Fort McMurray

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Monday, April 16th - 7:00 pmJoin us for this free information panel presentation and discussion about what we can do to advocate for an energy plan that puts the people and environment of Alberta first.Location:Keyano College, Doug Schmidt Lecture TheatreClear Water Campus8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurrayFeaturing:Tony ClarkePresident, Polaris Institute, OttawaTyson SlocumDirector, Public Citizen’s Energy Program, Washington, DCTony Clarke is president and executive director of the Polaris Institute, which works with citizen movements to develop tools for democratic social change. He is the author of several books including: Global Showdown: How the New Activists Are Fighting Global Corporate Rule [2001]; and Blue Gold: The Battle Against the Corporate theft of the World’s Water [2002]. In 2005, he was co-recipient with Maude Barlow of the Right Livelihood Award, better known as the ‘alternative Nobel prize’.Tyson Slocum joined Public Citizen in 2000 and is their Energy Director. Tyson researches the influence of corporate special interests on our political system and works to promote corporate & government accountability and sustainable energy. He has presented his findings before the U.S. Congress and appears regularly in radio, print, and television media. Public Citizen was founded by Ralph Nader in 1971.Sponsored by the Keyano College Faculty Association, the Keyano College Students' Association and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada Locals 707 and 777.The sponsors support the free expression of all ideas and opinions without advocating a particular position.Public Interest Alberta35, 9912 106 StreetEdmonton, AB T5K 1C5Ph: 780.420.0471www.pialberta.orgAdvocating for a Better Alberta for All

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