Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Robert McLeod

Minister McLeod Attends Energy and Mines Minister Meeting

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Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Bob McLeod was on-hand this week with his Federal, Provincial, and Territorial colleagues to discuss issues of energy, mining, and exploration across Canada.

For mining, the ministers spoke on Canada’s mining sector performance report, innovation in the industry, public perception, and continued support for junior mining.

On the energy side, topics covered included enhancing public confidence in the energy sector, energy efficiency, clean technology, oil and gas development, and electric reliability

Participation in intergovernmental conferences are an essential piece of the Government of the Northwest Territories’ commitment to federal engagement on issues of industry, infrastructure, and development.

The annual conference was held August 21-23 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.