BOARD SHAREHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
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FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION
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Unless otherwise specified, all financial information is in Canadian dollars and rate base refers to mid-year rate base.
Business Overview & Board Structure
Douglas Haughey - Chair of the Board
Pierre Blouin - Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee
Executive Succession & Compensation
Jo Mark Zurel - Chair of the Human Resources Committee
BUSINESS OVERVIEW & BOARD STRUCTURE
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