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The Canada Energy Regulator predicts electricity demand to increase by nearly 50 per cent between 2021 and 2050 – half of which will be driven by electric vehicles and the production of renewables.

On Nov. 9, 2023 The Globe and Mail hosted a webcast featuring energy experts who shared their insights on how Canada will build the infrastructure it needs to support e-vehicles, and ensure generation capacity and distribution keep pace.


  • John McNally, Program Director, Skills and Resilience, Smart Prosperity Institute
  • Lylia Djait-Paulien, Associate Partner, Sustainability Consulting Practice, IBM Canada
  • Indrani Butany, CEO of Elexicon Energy
  • Judith Sayers, President, Nuu-Chan-Nulth Tribal Council
  • Matthew McClearn, Data Journalist, The Globe and Mail (moderator)

The Globe and Mail presented the event with sponsor support from IBM. To learn about upcoming Globe and Mail events visit

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