Each year at the Canadian Waterpower Week conference and trade show, WaterPower Canada is privileged and honoured to welcome an incredible roster of distinguished speakers.

We are thrilled to share that the process of finalizing our lineup of speakers is currently underway. Our Program Development team is working diligently to bring you a diverse and inspiring group of experts who will contribute valuable insights and perspectives to make this year’s event truly exceptional.

While we’re putting the finishing touches on our 2024 program and speaker roster, we invite you to revisit the highlights of last year’s Canadian Waterpower Week. Take a moment to explore the impressive lineup of speakers who graced our stage and shared their knowledge, experiences, and innovative ideas.

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Conference Host

Jane Taber

Senior Vice President | NATIONAL Public Relations, Atlantic

Jane Taber is a former Globe and Mail political journalist who spent more than 25 years covering Parliament Hill and Queen’s Park.

During her tenure on Parliament Hill with the Globe, Jane was also co-host of CTV’s Question Period – and she has spent more hours than she can count on campaign buses and planes following the leaders during federal election campaigns. She’s interviewed the country’s main political players, covered leadership contests, trade deals, international summits and the important issues of the day.

She also worked as communications director to the former Premier of Nova Scotia.

Jane specializes in media training, having coached CEOs of major Canadian companies, the heads of national law firms and senior cabinet ministers and MPs.

In addition to media training and coaching, Jane is also focused on moderating panels and conferences, media relations and speech writing, crisis communications and post-secondary labour issues. Jane is a graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program and was appointed to the Carleton University Board of Governors in June 2019 and re-appointed to another three-year term in 2022. Jane also served as a mentor to the Public Policy Forum’s Action Canada leadership fellows.