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It’s on! Talk Energy Week 2015 puts energy literacy on Canadians’ mind throughout the country

OTTAWA, February 19, 2015 – Building on its strengths, the second annual Talk Energy Week promises to engage more Canadians than ever in a national conversation about energy from February 21-28.

This year, Canadians will have the opportunity to take part in the national energy conversation at the 32 museums and science centres that are partnering with the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation’s (CSTMC) Let’s Talk Energy initiative through on-site activities and programming.

Additionally, visitors to Cadillac Fairview’s Toronto Eaton Centre, Ottawa Rideau Centre, Winnipeg Polo Park, Calgary Chinook Centre and Vancouver Pacific Centre, as well as the Calgary Zoo, will be invited to take the energy challenge on one of the Talk Energy Week Power Bikes, and try their hand at the our interactive energy quiz, Powering Sports.

Moreover, this year Talk Energy Week will engage Canadian students in the energy conversation through a Speakers Series. The panel of energy experts will deliver short, powerful talks followed by a discussion with students. These talks will take place in major centres across Canada.

In addition to activities taking place in cities across the country, Canadians can also engage in the energy conversation online. Visit talkenergy.ca to find out how you can join the conversation.

Talk Energy Week is a national energy awareness week devoted to engaging Canadians in the energy conversation. Talk Energy Week is part of Let’s Talk Energy, an initiative of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC). Let’s Talk Energy aims to increase energy literacy across Canada, and to engage Canadians in considering our energy future. The Let's Talk Energy initiative has received support from several partners, including Imperial Oil Foundation, Suncor Energy Foundation, Encana, Cenovus Energy, Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

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Olivier Bouffard
Media Relations
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