CIGI and the David Suzuki Foundation in Montréal will co-host a lecture featuring CIGI Senior Fellow Jeff Rubin.

The Canadian oil sands have some of the highest costs of production in the world. In a global context where large amounts of conventional oil is still present within global markets yet prices are declining, will Canadian oil maintain its economic importance? In a global economy already oriented towards clean technology and low carbon fuels, countries who refuse to reduce their dependency on fossil fuels are at risk of seeing their competitiveness  reduced significantly.


- Jeff Rubin, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation
- Karel Mayrand, Director General, Quebec & Atlantic Canada, David Suzuki Foundation
- François Delorme, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Sherbrooke
- Cleo Paskal, Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, The Royal Insitute of International Affairs 

The panel will be moderated by Laure Waridel, co-founder of Équiterre and executive director of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Sustainable Development Operationalization (CIRODD).

* Please note that Mr. Rubin will present in English, while other panelists may speak in French.

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