Union Gas supports development of future community leaders

$6,000 grant to Leadership Waterloo Region 
WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Union Gas is helping Leadership Waterloo 
Region develop local community leaders through a $6,000 grant awarded to 
Leadership Waterloo Region for their Core Program. 
Jennifer Burnham, Union Gas district support manager for Waterloo District, 
presented the cheque to Anne Lavender, Leadership Waterloo Region's executive 
director at a recent Leadership Day on Innovation. Community leaders from all 
sectors, as well as class members, joined in the presentation, which 
accompanied a workshop on the vital role that creativity and innovation play 
in the development of a healthy community. 
"At Union Gas we are committed to being active members in the communities we 
serve and work hard with our community partners to change the living 
conditions for individuals and families for the better," said Burnham. "That's 
why we're so pleased to support Leadership Waterloo Region and the work they 
do to improve the quality of life for citizens in the Waterloo Region." 
Leadership Waterloo Region's Core Program brings together established and 
emerging leaders in the community to build a network of leaders who will 
continue the vision of those who built this amazing region. Tailored for busy 
professionals from the business, government and social profit sectors of the 
community, the Leadership Waterloo Region program provides an opportunity for 
participants to explore their personal leadership styles, practice leadership 
skills in a group setting, and learn more about the community make-up 
including both its outstanding characteristics and the challenges it faces. 
Leadership Waterloo Region's 300-plusalumni are heavily involved on more 
than 300 local boards of directors and committees. In addition, some also 
serve in public office. The organization regularly links alumni with 
leadership opportunities and makes it possible for local Social Profit 
organizations to share information with an extensive leadership alumni network. 
"Union Gas has been a supporter of Leadership Waterloo Region since we began 
this work through both financial donations and by making it possible for one 
of their rising stars to participate in our program every year since 2003," 
said Lavender. "We are pleased to recognize Union Gas as an outstanding 
corporate citizen." 
Over the past 100 years, Union Gas has been privileged to work in more than 
400 Ontario communities. In addition to natural gas delivery services for 
homes and businesses, Union Gas has contributed to the province through 
significant economic investments, hundreds of jobs, millions in municipal 
taxes, energy efficiency programs, thousands of volunteer hours for community 
organizations, major charitable giving and sponsorships. Each year Union Gas 
contributes millions of dollars to charitable organizations across Ontario, 
including United Way. For more information visit uniongas.com/community. 
About Leadership Waterloo Region
Leadership Waterloo Region delivers community leadership development programs 
to individuals who wish to take on roles as community leaders. 
About Union Gas 
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and 
distribution company based in Ontario with 100 years of experience and service 
to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, 
commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across 
northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas, named one of Canada's 
Top 100 Employers for 2011, 2012 and 2013, is a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) 
company with assets of $5.8 billion and approximately 2,200 employees. For 
more information, visit uniongas.com. 
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Union Gas Limited Andrea Stass Manager, External Communications and Media 
Relations Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490 Cell: 519 365-1010 
Fax: 519 436-4621 astass@uniongas.com 
Leadership Waterloo Region Anne Lavender, Executive Director Ph: 519-742-7338 
SOURCE: Union Gas Limited 
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