Union Gas Donates $2,000 To Three Oaks To Help Promote Equality and End Voilence Against Women

Belleville, ON, September 12, 2016 - Union Gas supports Three Oaks' commitment to promote equality and the end of violence against women and children, with a $2,000 grant.

Presentation of Cheque to Sandy Watson with Three Oaks

Lorrie Maracle, manager of employee relations, Union Gas and Sandy Watson-Moyles, executive director, Three Oaks.

"At Union Gas we're proud to be a partner with your community," said Lorrie Maracle, manager of employee relations, Union Gas. "We believe our support of Three Oaks and its programs to support women and children will make a real and lasting contribution to the community."

Three Oaks provided services to over 200 women and children residing in their 16 bed shelter in 2015-16 and to over 400 women and children through their community based programs. Additionally, second stage housing provided shelter to over 20 women and children in their 8 unit building.

"Fundraising and donations are an ongoing necessity for Three Oaks," Sandy Watson-Moyles, executive director, Three Oaks.  "This generous donation from Union Gas allows us to continue to provide the best services possible to women and children either fleeing from a life of abuse or receiving counselling to heal from the trauma."

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
David Primorac
External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-4600 ext. 5002058
djprimorac@uniongas.com

Three Oaks
Sandy Watson-Moyles
Executive Director
Ph: 613-967-1416 ext. 222
ed.threeoaks@bellnet.ca

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