The Energy Council of Canada is a vehicle for strategic thinking, collaboration and action by senior energy executives in the private and public sectors with an interest in national, continental and global energy issues. The Energy Council’s mission is to forge a better understanding of energy issues in order to optimally shape the energy sector for the benefit of all Canadians. Energy corporations, energy industry associations, Canadian federal and provincial government departments and agencies, academic organizations, professional services firms, as well as Crown corporations are members of the Council. Their energy interests cover all forms of energy. The Energy Council holds public policy forums, various member activities, and hosts the annual Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award. The Energy Council is a founding member of the World Energy Council (1923). We represent Canada and coordinate participation in WEC activities, contributing to development of information and policy perspectives, global expert knowledge, energy information and policy perspective.