Union Gas Support Annual Bay Area Science And Engineering Fair Courtesy of $2,500 Grant

Hamilton, ON, March 30, 2017 - Union Gas is proud to continue as a Gold Sponsor for the 57th annual Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair (BASEF), allowing more than 500 students to develop their scientific skills, through a $2,500 grant to be awarded April 1, 2017.

"At Union Gas, we believe that investing in education has many rewards," said Claire Walker, utility services manager for Burlington, Union Gas. "We're very pleased to continue our support of BASEF and their commitment to investing in the future of our youth."

One of the oldest and largest science fairs in Canada, BASEF encourages grade seven to 12 students to develop their scientific skills and prepare for national and international competition. The annual science fair helps promote awareness of careers in science, engineering and technology.  The four-day event runs from March 30 to April 1, with the awards Ceremony taking place on April 4. The public viewing event is on Saturday, April 1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Mohawk College, David Braley Athletic Centre, Hamilton.

"Thank-you to Union Gas on behalf of the BASEF organizers and all 526 participating students" said Dan Bowman and Ingrid Munson, BASEF2017 Co-Chairs. "Union Gas recognizes the value of supporting the creation of skilled scientific and technical citizens of the future.  Its long term investment in our fair is more than just sponsorship; it's a true partnership in our collective future."

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

Susan Olynyk
Chair, Corporate Donations
Ph: 905 570-4831

To learn more about BASEF, visit basef.ca or find them on Twitter or Facebook.