Union Gas Supports Leadership Development Courtesy of a $5000 Grant To Leadership Waterloo Region

Kitchener - Waterloo, ON, April 1, 2016 - Union Gas helps encourage leadership development in Waterloo Region by supporting the Community Leadership Development Program courtesy of a $5,000 grant awarded to Leadership Waterloo Region (LWR).

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education creates lasting benefits for people and communities," said Jennifer Burnham, manager customer growth and system improvement, Union Gas. "Our continued support of Leadership Waterloo Region and its Community Leadership Development Program will make a real and lasting contribution to the future of the Waterloo region."

Leadership Waterloo Region's core program brings together established and emerging community leaders to build a network that will continue the vision of those who built this amazing region. Tailored for busy professionals from business, government and social-profit, the Leadership Waterloo Region program provides an opportunity for participants to explore personal leadership styles, practice leadership skills in a group setting and learn more about the community including its outstanding characteristics and challenges.

"Union Gas has been a strong supporter, and even a partner, in our work since 2003 and we are very pleased to continue to work with them again this year. The staff they have supported through our leadership program have all become exceptional leaders and we are pleased to have played a part in their development", says Anne Lavender, executive director, Leadership Waterloo Region. "This generous donation from Union Gas helps to strengthen our region by ensuring excellence in leadership".

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited, a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company, is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 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 Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, and has assets of $7.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

Connect with Us: Twitter Icon Facebook Icon YouTube Icon

For more information, contact:

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

Leadership Waterloo Region
Anne Lavender
Executive Director
Ph: 519-742-7338
For more information, visit leadershipwaterlooregion.org or find us on Twitter and Facebook.