- Sep 16, 2020
In a story originally published by CTV News on September 16, it was announced that Dennis McConaghy, Executive Fellow with the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre, has won the prestigious Donner Prize for his book, Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and the Threat to Canada's Future (Dundurn, 2019). The Donner Prize, founded in 1998, recognizes the best public policy book by a Canadian author. McConaghy was awarded the $50,000 prize in an online presentation on Wednesday. Jurors praised Breakdown for presenting "several pragmatic strategies that can be used to reduce or remove the bottleneck to move large infrastructure projects forward."
The full Donner Prize presentation can be viewed here:
McConaghy is the former Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development at TransCanada (now TC Energy). Previously, he was Executive Vice-President, Pipeline Strategy and Development. He joined TransCanada in 1998, and has held senior positions in Corporate Strategy & Development, Midstream/Divestments, and Business Development. He has more than 25 years' experience in the oil and gas sector.