FortisBC Fireside Chat

Jun. 7, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. PDT

In a conversation hosted by Squamish, Haida, and Cree actor Simon Baker, FortisBC CEO Roger Dall’Antonia and Squamish Nation hereditary leader Chief Ian Campbell delve into the landmark Squamish Nation Environmental Assessment Agreement.

Sponsored by FortisBC.

Born and raised on the Squamish Nation, Simon is an acclaimed actor in hit TV series and Hollywood feature films over the last two decades. A graduate of the Vancouver film school acting program, Simon was one of only eight actors selected in the inaugural year of the Actors Conservatory at the Canadian Film Centre. Cast as the host of RealWorld’s international docuseries “Native Planet”, Simon is now evolving his career behind the camera as both host and Associate Producer for RealWorld’s latest docuseries: Twindemic. Simon is lending his voice to promote Indigenous equity and inclusion in the Canadian film and television industry.

Roger is President and Chief Executive Officer for FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc., overseeing electricity and natural gas business operations. He has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry including senior financial roles with Westcoast Energy prior to joining FortisBC in 2004. As a senior executive in the energy industry, Roger serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Gas Association, Electricity Canada and Western Energy Institute. In addition, Roger is a member of the Business Council of BC’s Board of Governors.

Chief Ian Campbell is a hereditary chief of the Squamish Nation and served for sixteen years as an elected councillor. He was a lead negotiator on various resource projects and in the establishment of the MST Development Corporation, which oversees land development in a joint partnership between the Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and the Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

Subtitles available in: English