Record of meetings

To be transparent, the Net-Zero Advisory Body, NZAB, will post summaries from our official meetings on our website.

These records will be made public within 30 days of each meeting.

To be transparent, the Net-Zero Advisory Body, NZAB, will post summaries from our official meetings on our website.

These records will be made public within 30 days of each meeting.

  • August 10, 2022

    • Members had a discussion with Dr. Nick Mercer and Bryn Wood on support for energy sovereignty, security and sustainability in northern communities.
    • Members had a discussion on sustainable finance with members of the Sustainable Finance Action Council and the Canadian Climate Institute.
    • Members discussed their upcoming Annual Report, progress on their Lines of Inquiry, and continued their conversation on engagement for 2022-2023.
  • July 13, 2022

    • Members had a discussion with the leadership of the Canadian Climate Institute (CCI).
    • Members had a discussion on governance with a former Clerk of the Privy Council of Canada.
    • Members had a discussion on sustainable natural resource projects with the President and CEO of the Saskatchewan First Nations Natural Resource Centre of Excellence
  • June 8, 2022

    • Members had a discussion with Kathy Bardswick, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Action Council.
    • Members had a discussion on decolonizing climate policy with representatives from Indigenous Climate Action.
    • Members discussed their Lines of Inquiry and continued their conversation on strategic planning for 2022-2023.
  • May 11, 2022

    • Members heard presentations on the Just Transition Task Force and the Regional Energy and Resources Tables initiative.
    • Members discussed the work of subcommittees on the lines of inquiry, forward-looking plans for engagement and relationships with other organizations.
  • April 13, 2022

    • Members heard presentations from external experts on industrial policy and net-zero secure energy systems.
    • Members discussed the new Terms of Reference issued by the Minister and continued their conversation on strategic planning for 2022-2023.
  • March 16, 2022

    • Members reflected back on the first year of the NZAB and discussed a strategic plan for 2022-23.
  • January 24, 2022

    • Members discussed advice for Canada’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan, informed by recent public engagement, and forward planning.
  • November 30, 2021

    • Members discussed the implementation of the work plan to provide independent advice key guiding principles to inform the development of quantitative five-year targets for the oil and gas sector, including the launch of an engagement process.
    • Members received a presentation on net-zero considerations for the Canadian oil and gas sector from the Delphi Group, as well as a presentation with an overview of transportation sector strategies for decarbonisation from Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors.
  • November 16, 2021

    • Members received a presentation on building energy efficiency and decarbonisation from Efficiency Canada.
    • Members established a work plan to provide independent advice on key guiding principles to inform the development of quantitative five-year targets for the oil and gas sector.
  • November 1, 2021

    • Members held a brief discussion on a letter received from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Natural Resources and proposed next steps.