Union Gas Supports Annual East Parry Sound Regional Science Fair Courtesy of $3,000 Grant

South River, ON, April 5, 2017 - Union Gas is proud to continue to support the East Parry Sound Regional Science Fair (EPSRSF), through a $3,000 grant.

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education has many rewards," said Dave Boogaart, district engineer, Union Gas. "We're very pleased to continue our support of the East Parry Sound Regional Science Fair as part of our commitment to investing in the future of our youth."

EPSRSF Presentation

Photo from left to right: George Stripe Chair EPSRSF, Madelaine Hall-Paradis, Gr 8 student M.A. Wittick Public School, BurK's Falls, Haileigh Joiner Gr 9 student Almaguin Highlands Secondary School, South River and Dave Boogaart, Union Gas.

The EPSRSF is open to all local grade 7 to 12 students. The annual fair encourages students to undertake independent research in an area of science that interests them such as health or the environment. By promoting science and technology the EPSRSF involves students, teachers, community members, local businesses and service clubs and gives students the opportunity to explore hands-on science outside of the classroom. The top three students will attend the Canada Wide Science Fair to be held in Regina in May.

"This is the 35th anniversary of the EPSRSF. We are extremely grateful to Union Gas for the generous financial support," said George Stripe, chair, EPSRSF. "Union Gas is a major supporter of the fair which allows us to offer this educational opportunity to the students of East Parry Sound. On behalf of the students, I would like to thank Union Gas for its continued support, without which the fair would not be possible."

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited 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 2017, 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

East Parry Sound Regional Science Fair
Helen Weaver
Cell: 705 471-0001