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Ingenium launches Talk Energy Week 2018

OTTAWA, February 16, 2018 - Talk Energy Week – February 17 to 24 – creates opportunities for Canadians to have important conversations about energy and climate change.

Organized by Ingenium’s Let’s Talk Energy initiative, this will be the fifth year for this national energy literacy awareness and outreach campaign. The biggest campaign of its kind in the country, Talk Energy Week (February 17 to 24, 2018) offers balanced, fact-based events and programming in schools and communities across every province and territory. These dynamic learning opportunities will engage youth — the leaders of tomorrow — in conversations about energy, climate change, and the role that science and technology plays in planning for a prosperous, sustainable future.

Experts on energy and climate change available for interview.

Photo and media opportunities available for all events.


FAMILY EVENT – Cool Science Saturday

February 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum

FACEBOOK LIVE – Panel discussion on energy and climate change in Canada’s northern and Indigenous communities

February 20 at 12:30 p.m. ET
Panelists: Adam Shoalts, Solo Arctic Explorer, and Stacey Goulding, Indigenous Energy Leader
Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum
(also on Facebook live at

For a full list of Talk Energy Week events, visit:



William McRae
Media and Stakeholder Relations, Ingenium

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About Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation

Launched in June 2017, Ingenium is a new national brand established to preserve and share Canada’s story of scientific and technological heritage. This corporate brand, which celebrates ingenuity, encompasses three national institutions—the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Under the Ingenium brand, these three museums are places where the past meets the future, with spaces where visitors can learn and explore, play and discover. Ingenium also has an eye to the future with a state-of-the-art Collections Conservation Centre, digital and social media platforms, and travelling national and international exhibitions to educate, entertain and engage audiences across Canada and around the world. For more, visit us:

About Let’s Talk Energy

Let’s Talk Energy is a national energy literacy initiative based at the Canada Science and Technology Museum that aims to promote an informed discussion on energy and climate with all Canadians. This multi-year initiative reaches millions of Canadians across the country every year through exhibitions, school programs and kits, social media programming, virtual tools, and events. To learn more, visit