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National Energy Board shuffles top ranks in Canada

Canada’s National Energy Board will now be led by Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.


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June 16, 2014 by Hazmat Management

Canada’s National Energy Board will now be led by Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.

Peter Watson, with extensive senior executive leadership experience in energy, natural resources and environmental issues, has been appointed Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the board, effective August 18, 2014.

Former NEB Chair Gaétan Caron will be leaving after 35 years of committed service.

Lyne Mercier, with a background in gas supply management, regulatory processes, cost of service allocation, and with the NEB itself, has been reappointed as a full-time member and will also become Vice-Chair, effective immediately.