Union Gas Supports Cochrane Fire Department With $1,000 For Fire Prevention Education Kits

COCHRANE, ON, October 14, 2016 - Union Gas supports the Town of Cochrane with a $1,000 grant to Cochrane Volunteer Fire Department for the purchase of Fire Prevention Education Kits to be distributed to members of the community.

"At Union Gas, safety governs everything we do, whether we are building a pipeline or installing a gas meter at your home," said Claude Baril, utility services manager, Union Gas. "Because of our safety culture, we make it a priority to support our local volunteer firefighters, helping to ensure their communities safety."

Cochrane Fire Department Cheque Presentation

Richard Vallee, Fire Chief, Cochrane Fire Department with Claude Baril and Josh Farquhar, Union Gas and members of the Cochrane Fire Department.

The Cochrane Fire Department is made up of approximately 38 volunteer fire fighters. Our mission is to provide an excellent source of public education and to deliver it to the residents of Cochrane.

"This generous donation from Union Gas helps to strengthen our goal to provide the best tools to deliver public education to the people of Cochrane," said Richard Vallée, fire chief, Cochrane Fire Department. "The public education materials purchased with the grant will go towards materials given out during our yearly "Open House", which falls on Fire Prevention week as well as distribution to the Second Mile Club, Lion's Senior Picnic, Army Cadets, Cochrane Childcare and Ininew Friendship Center, just to name a few."

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.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
Andrea Stass
Manager of External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-5490

Cochrane Fire Department
Richard Vallée,
Fire Chief
Ph: 705-272-6758

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