Friday, January 28, 2022
The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
The Hon. Todd Smith: Ontario’s Energy Advantage
From running one of the world’s cleanest energy grids, to delivering Canada’s first commercial, grid-scale Small Modular Reactor (SMR) to making Ontario a more competitive place to do business with lower electricity costs, Ontario’s Energy sector is in a new power play.
Join Energy Minister Todd Smith on January 28th to hear how he and his team at the Ministry of Energy are seizing Ontario’s clean energy advantage as a major opportunity to power up our province’s industries, jobs and economy and lead the way!
The Hon. Todd Smith, Minister of Energy, Legislative Assembly of Ontario
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For over 25 years, Todd Smith has been a trusted voice in the Quinte region. A graduate of Loyalist College, he embarked on a 16-year career in radio broadcasting, serving as the voice of Belleville Bulls hockey and rising to News Director at Quinte Broadcasting.
Todd was first elected in 2011 in the riding of Prince Edward—Hastings. While in opposition, he served as the PC critic for several portfolios including the energy file.
In 2018, he was elected in the new Bay of Quinte riding as part of the Doug Ford government. He has served as Government House Leader, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services and now serves as Minister of Energy.