The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship
Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to hosted Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, on April 24th, 2013 at 9:30 am, who discussed a variety of issues related to the U.S.-Canada energy relationship, including environmental stewardship in Canada, development of the oil sands and the Keystone XL pipeline proposal.
Joe Oliver was elected to the House of Commons for the first time in May 2011. He was appointed Minister of Natural Resources on May 18, 2011. Prior to his election to Parliament, Mr. Oliver had a career in the investment banking industry. He began his investment banking career at Merrill Lynch, and served in senior positions at other investment dealers and as Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission. He was then appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. He also played a prominent role as Chair of the Advisory Committee of the International Council of Securities Associations and as Chair of the Consultative Committee of the International Association of Securities Commissions. A graduate of the Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, he was also a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators and sat on the board of the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation.