February 02, 2016 16:30 ET

TransCanada to Sign Substantial Agreement to Benefit Québec Economy

MONTREAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 2, 2016) - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) invites members of the media to attend a press conference to announce the signing of a major supply agreement with an international firm.

The agreement will mean jobs for Québec stemming from the development of the Energy East Pipeline Project. It supports one of the key seven joint principles developed by both the Québec and Ontario Governments in 2014 that will guide their decisions concerning pipeline projects, including Energy East.

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. (EST)
Location: Le Centre Sheraton - Rooms 4 and 5
1201, Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Montreal, Québec
Speakers: John Soini, President, Energy East Pipeline Project
Louis Bergeron, Vice-President, Québec and New Brunswick Energy East Pipeline Project
Nathalie Pilon, President and CEO, ABB Canada
Also Attending: Françoise Bertrand
President, Federations of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (FCCQ)
Representative from the Conseil provincial du Québec des métiers de la construction (International)
Eric Tétrault
President, Manufactures and Exporters Quebec (MEQ)
Yves-Thomas Dorval
President Quebec Council of Employers

With more than 65 years' experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure including natural gas and liquids pipelines, power generation and gas storage facilities. TransCanada operates a network of natural gas pipelines that extends more than 68,000 kilometres (42,100 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent's largest providers of gas storage and related services with 368 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in over 11,500 megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada is developing one of North America's largest liquids delivery systems. TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP. Visit and our blog to learn more, or connect with us on social media and 3BL Media.

Contact Information

  • TransCanada Media Enquiries:
    Mark Cooper / Jonathan Abecassis
    514.982.8421 or 800.608.7859

    TransCanada Investor & Analyst Enquiries:
    David Moneta / Stuart Kampel
    403.920.7911 or 800.361.6522