Government Appoints Members to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
OTTAWA, Ont. -- October 7, 2009 -- Minister of the Environment Jim Prentice today announced two appointments to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE).
The new appointment of Robert Mills and re-appointment of Pauline Browes are effective immediately.
"The knowledge and talent that these individuals have will greatly advance the progress the Round Table has made on issues of concern to Canadians," said Minister Prentice. "Their experience will assist the Round Table in the challenge of balancing economic prosperity with environmental conservation."
NRTEE's members are drawn from distinguished leaders in business and labour, universities, environmental organizations, Aboriginal communities and municipalities who offer different perspectives on issues of environmental concern. They are appointed for up to three years.
The Round Table undertakes research based on sound knowledge, advises governments and stakeholders on key issues and promotes practices on sustainable development. Results of their research and discussions are disseminated both nationally and internationally.
For more information, please contact:
Office of the Minister of the Environment
Environment Canada Media Relations
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