Environment, Energy, and the Economy

“We cannot talk about the environment without also talking about the economy”

David McLaughlin
David McLaughlin has over twenty-five years of experience as a senior public-policy professional in both federal and provincial governments. He served as chief of staff to Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Bernard Lord, and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. David has held two deputy minister positions in New Brunswick—one in intergovernmental affairs and one in policy and planning—and he was appointed president and CEO of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy in August 2007, were he served until 2012. David is now strategic advisor to the dean of environment at the University of Waterloo. He is a published author and an honorary fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

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