Union Gas Supports Youth Leadership Development Courtesy of a $2,000 Grant To JA South Western Ontario

SARNIA, ON, September 20, 2016 - Union Gas supports the JA South Western Ontario with a $2,000 grant to help young people in the Sarnia-Lambton area develop leadership, entrepreneurial and workforce readiness skills.

"At Union Gas we believe that investing in the future of our youth is an investment worth making," said Greg Wagner, utility services manager, Union Gas.  "We're proud to be partnering with JA to help Sarnia-Lambton youth learn and grow for the future."

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Becky Krukowski, Program Manager at JA South Western Ontario and Greg Wagner, Utility Services Manager at Union Gas.

JA programs provide students with the skills necessary to succeed in a global economy at the elementary and secondary levels. Students who participate in JA programs create future, positive economic returns that help them stay in school; enroll in post-secondary education; encourage entrepreneurship; and develop skills such as financial literacy, decision making, and business sense.

"Here at JA South Western Ontario, we are dedicated to creating leaders by mentoring the youth in our communities," said Barb Smith, president, JA South Western Ontario. "We are very thankful for the support of local companies such as Union Gas so we may continue our work in inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in a global economy."

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

Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario
Barb Smith
Ph: 519-352-0151

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