B.C. NDP, Liberals, and Greens agree to election debate on climate and economyMedia advisory: George Heyman, Peter Milobar, and Adam Olsen to speak at online forum

Oct. 2, 2020


Update: The forum has ended. Please watch the video recording.

VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Prominent candidates from B.C.’s three major political parties will face questions about the future of climate action and the economy at a public online forum on October 8.

Presented by the Catalyst Business Alliance and Pembina Institute, B.C.’s Climate, Economy, and the 2020 Election will feature George Heyman (B.C. NDP), Peter Milobar (B.C. Liberal Party), and Adam Olsen (B.C. Green Party).

During the lunch-hour event, the trio of politicians will take questions from a panel of B.C. business leaders, as well as the audience. 

The public and media are invited to attend online or by phone. Registration (free) is required.

B.C.’s Climate, Economy, and the 2020 Election: Candidates Forum

Presented by the Catalyst Business Alliance and Pembina Institute

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 12 p.m.–1 p.m. PDT


  • George Heyman, B.C. NDP (Vancouver-Fairview)
  • Peter Milobar, B.C. Liberal Party (Kamloops-North Thompson)
  • Adam Olsen, B.C. Green Party (Saanich North and the Islands)


  • Patrick Nangle, CEO, Modo Co-operative
  • Anna Stukas, vice president, business development, Carbon Engineering
  • Julia Balabanowicz, director, government relations, Innergex Renewable Energy
  • Chris Heysel, environmental impact lead, Arc’teryx

Moderator: Karen Tam Wu, co-chair, Catalyst Business Alliance

Sign up: pembina.org/BCElectionForum


“We know that the health of British Columbians, a safe climate, and a resilient economic recovery are inextricably linked. We look forward to hearing candidates from the three major parties outline their visions for B.C.’s future.”
— Karen Tam Wu, cochair, Catalyst Business Alliance


Join the conversation on Twitter: #BCClimateVote @Pembina

Share the event on Facebook: facebook.com/events/363289524843459


Stephen Hui
Senior Communications Lead, Pembina Institute
Tw: @StephenHui

About us

The Catalyst Business Alliance is a network of Canadian companies working together to champion strong climate and energy policy, and the creation of a resilient economy. Learn more: catalystbc.org

The Pembina Institute is a non-profit think-tank that works to advance a prosperous clean energy future for Canada through credible policy solutions that support communities, the economy, and a safe climate. We have offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Toronto. Learn more: www.pembina.org


Our perspectives to your inbox.

The Pembina Institute endeavors to maintain your privacy and protect the confidentiality of any personal information that you may give us. We do not sell, share, rent or otherwise disseminate personal information. Read our full privacy policy.