Sponsors – Power, Mining & Energy

barrickBarrick operates mines and advanced exploration and development projects on four continents, and holds large land positions on some of the most prolific and prospective mineral trends. Our vision is to be the world’s best gold mining company by operating in a safe, profitable and responsible manner. Our success depends on our ability to develop our resources responsibly and share the benefits of our business with local communities, governments and other stakeholders.


Major Sponsor

Bruce Power is a partnership among TransCanada Corp., Borealis Infrastructure (a trust established by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), The Power Workers’ Union and The Society of Energy Professionals.  Bruce Power’s 2,300-acre site on the shores of Lake Huron houses the Bruce A and B generating stations, which each hold four CANDU reactors.  Bruce Power generates 6,300 megawatts, providing power to over one in four hospitals, homes schools and businesses in Ontario. As a corporation, we live each day by a strong and clear set of values that embrace safety, our community, integrity and diversity


Major Sponsor

Over the past 65 years, Enbridge has become a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America and is proud to be recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. A North American leader in delivering energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and the U.S., the world’s longest crude oil and liquids transportation system. The Company also has a growing involvement in the natural gas transmission and midstream businesses and expanding interests in green energy technologies.


Major Sponsor

Ontario Power Generation is an Ontario-based electricity company. As one of the largest power companies in North America, we produce more than half the power used in most homes, schools, hospitals and businesses in Ontario.Through a focus on continuous improvement, OPG has built a solid track record of operational performance excellence, supplying safe and reliable electricity at a low cost. All aspects of OPG’s business are guided by the values of safety, integrity, excellence, people and citizenship. We also have strong programs in place to ensure we operate in a safe, open and environmentally responsible manner.​

ociOrganization of CANDU Industries (OCI) is an association of  over 170 leading Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry in Canada and offshore.  OCI members companies employ collectively around 30,000 highly skilled and specialized people who manufacture major equipment and components and provide engineering services and support for the 20 CANDU nuclear power plants in Canada as well as for CANDU and other nuclear plants in offshore markets.  OCI companies also work on medical and other safe applications of nuclear technology.  OCI is the leading voice of the Canadian nuclear supply chain and actively promotes the production of safe, clean and reliable nuclear base load electricity as a key part of a balanced electricity generation portfolio in Ontario. OCI also advocates for the continued production of nuclear electricity in Quebec and New Brunswick and encourages the use of nuclear energy in Western Canada.

samsungSamsung Renewable Energy, together with some of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, is making an unprecedented $5-Billion private-sector investment in Ontario to create the largest cluster of wind and solar power anywhere on the planet. Thanks to Samsung’s Green Energy Investment Agreement with the Government of Ontario, we are creating 9,000 jobs, kick-starting a new industry in Ontario and generate 1,369 megawatts of clean energy.  This is all thanks to some of the most ambitious legislation in North America, which has sent a powerful message to the world that Ontario is open for business and to new jobs and investment. Samsung is proud to put our expertise to work to create clean power – with real jobs, through real investment, benefitting real people across the province. Working together, we are putting Ontario on the global clean energy map.


Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a Montreal-based company, provides EPC and EPCM services in a variety of industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, infrastructure and clean power. In many cases, SNC-Lavalin combines these services with financing and operations and maintenance.