Alberta Energy Issues: Possibilities and Dangers?


October 22, 2015 :: Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA
Moderated by Terry Shillington

The Alberta Provincial government under Rachael Notley is committed to tackling several issues related to energy. Corporate taxes have already been raised. A royalty review is taking place and several proposed initiatives related to the environment may also affect the petroleum industry.

The Wildrose party has raised several concerns about the direction of these measures and Leela Sharon Aheer, the Wildrose energy critic, will explore these questions from an opposition perspective. What do Albertans need to know and be vigilant about, as the NDP government proceeds?

Speaker: Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA

Leela Sharon Aheer is a native Albertan who has spent most of her life in Chestermere and was elected MLA for Chestermere-Rockyview, in May, 2015. She has studied political science at the University of Calgary and earned a degree in music at the University of Manitoba. Along with her husband Malkeet, she has successfully operated a number of small businesses, each employing several people, including the Aheer Studio of Performance and Chestermere's WestCreek Auto Wash.

Mrs. Aheer has an award winning music studio teaching voice and is a member of Minerva, a nationally released vocal trio. Committed to locally accessible health care, she helped to build the Chestermere Health Center, bringing lab and mental health services to Chestermere. She was awarded Chestermere’s “2013 Volunteer of the Year” and serves in the Wildrose official opposition shadow cabinet and as a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.

Moderator: Terry Shillington
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: Noon - 1:30 PM (30 minutes each for presentation, lunch and Q & A)
Location: Country Kitchen Catering (lower level of the Keg) 1715 Mayor Magrath Dr. S
Cost: $11.00 (includes lunch) or $2.00 (includes coffee/tea at the presentation)


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