Unique event will introduce First Nation and Métis businesses to the company’s Tier 1 suppliers

BURLINGTON – On February 2, 2011, Union Gas will host a procurement forum aimed at providing First Nations and Métis businesses with an opportunity to forge new relationships with the company’s largest suppliers, in one location.
The Hon. Chris Bentley, Ontario Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, and Rick Birmingham, Vice President of Regulatory, Government, Aboriginal and Public Affairs for Union Gas, will join the company’s Tier 1 suppliers and First Nation and Métis businesses at the event.

DATE – Wednesday, February 2, 2011

8 a.m. – Blessing ceremony and opening remarks
12:30 p.m. – Keynote speaker, the Hon. Chris Bentley
4:00 p.m. – Closing remarks

Holiday Inn Burlington
Halton Hall
3063 South Service Rd
Burlington, Ontario
(905) 639-4443

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with nearly 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves 1.3 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas’s growing storage and transmission business offers premium storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the largest underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. It offers customers an important link in the movement of natural gas from Western Canadian and U.S. supply basins to markets in central Canada and the northeast U.S. A Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company, Union Gas has assets of $5 billion and approximately 2,200 employees. Visit uniongas.com for more information.

Andrea Stass
Manager, Public Affairs and Media Relations Union Gas Limited
Ph: 1- 800-571-8446 ext. 5490
Cell: 519 365-1010 astass@uniongas.com