LUNCH: Cross-Sectoral Insights Into Effective Regulatory Advocacy

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LUNCH: Cross-Sectoral Insights Into Effective Regulatory Advocacy

Looking to make an impact on the regulatory landscape in British Columbia and Canada? Learn from industry leaders over lunch and a Q&A.

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Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6 Canada

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Our expert panel is a must-attend for professionals looking to navigate the regulatory environment to effectively advocate for competitiveness, sustainability and adoption of innovative technologies.

Join us on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023 for this ticketed lunch event, sponsored by the BC Council of Forest Industries.

Attendees will hear from three recognized leaders in their respective fields: Janet Annesley (Chief Sustainability Officer, Kiwetinohk Energy), Nalaine Morin (Vice President of Sustainability, Skeena Resources) and Linda Coady (President and CEO, BC Council of Forest Industries).

Resource Works Managing Director Margareta Dovgal will host the conversation.

Audience members will enjoy a seated buffet lunch and an opportunity to share perspectives in the open Q&A. The event will be conducted under the Chatham House Rule to facilitate open discussion and sharing.


  • Networking.
  • Panel discussion moderated by Margareta Dovgal.
  • Open audience Q&A.
  • More networking.

Tables of ten may be purchased.

Please specify food restrictions/allergies as soon as possible.

Attendees are welcome to arrive starting at 11:45 am for additional networking prior to the event.

Discounts for seniors, students and recent graduates are available upon request. Just write to


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Janet Annesley is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Kiwetinohk Energy Corp., (TSX: KEC) an energy transition company focused on the development of low- and no-carbon energy.

A former executive at Shell and Husky Energy, and a former chief of staff to Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Janet has developed and implemented corporate and government policies and programs on stakeholder engagement, climate change, Indigenous reconciliation, and diversity and inclusion. Janet worked as part of several leadership teams to deliver major projects.

Janet holds a MBA from Queen’s University. She was named to The Hill Times Top 100 in Power and Influence List and is a Public Policy Forum Fellow. An award-winning, accredited business communicator, she sits on the advisory board for Clean Prosperity, the Future Skills Centre and the ESG advisory board for Export Development Canada. She’s also currently a Canadian Business for Social Responsibility Sustainable Procurement Fellow.

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Nalaine Morin is Vice President of Sustainability at Skeena Resources. She formerly served as the Lands Director for the Tahltan Central Government, and is a nationally recognized professional that has managed environmental reviews of several large resource development projects on behalf of Indigenous Nations.

She has extensive technical experience in both mining and environmental assessment processes, and she is well known for her work to build positive relationships that recognize the role of Indigenous Nations in decision making on Indigenous Lands.

Ms. Morin holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of British Columbia and a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. She currently resides in Smithers, British Columbia. She has been recognized for her leadership as recipient of the 2021 Skookum Jim Award, 2018 Indigenous Trailblazer Award, and the 2018 Aura Award. Ms. Morin is also a board member of both BC Hydro and Geoscience BC.

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Linda Coady was appointed President and CEO of the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) in July 2022. COFI represents lumber, pulp and paper, and engineered wood products producers in BC.

Prior to joining COFI, Linda was the Executive Director of the Alberta-based Pembina Institute, a leading Canadian environmental think tank on climate and energy issues. Her previous roles have also included Chief Sustainability Officer for Enbridge Inc., Vice-President of Sustainability for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vice-President of the Pacific Region for World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada, and Vice-President of Environmental Affairs for MacMillan Bloedel Ltd and the BC Coastal Group of Weyerhaeuser Canada.

Linda has been a Distinguished Fellow at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and has taught corporate social responsibility at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. She has also served on advisory groups to different levels of government on sustainability issues, including as a member of the City of Vancouver’s Greenest City Task Force, the 2015 Advisory Panel to the Province of Alberta on Climate Leadership, and the 2018 Generation Energy Council on Canada’s Energy Future established by Natural Resources Canada. She is currently a member of Canada’s Net-Zero Advisory Body, which provides independent advice to the federal government on meeting requirements under Canada’s new Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act.


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Margareta Dovgal is the Managing Director of Resource Works. She is a strategic communicator and natural resource policy advocate with a passion for technology, innovation and reconciliation.

As the event lead for the Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase, she delivers an annual conference on Indigenous economic development. In 2020, Margareta and the team at Resource Works convened an unprecedented and diverse coalition of industry, labour and Indigenous groups to champion Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19, the Task Force for Real Jobs, Real Recovery.

While studying for her Master of Public Administration in Energy, Technology and Climate Policy at University College London, Margareta led an international post-graduate consulting project, delivering recommendations on financial regulation, consumer debt and digital government to the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Arab Emirates.

Follow her on Twitter at @margare7a or on LinkedIn.

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