Stephen Legault

Stephen Legault

Senior Manager, Alberta Energy Transition

Stephen is an experienced campaigner and leader in Canada’s environmental movement, with more than thirty years of practice winning large landscape conservation battles and advocating for a clean energy transition across the country. Before joining the Environmental Defence team, Stephen was the Principal of Highwatermark Strategy and Communications, Program Director for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, Senior Development Officer at Royal Roads University, and co-founder of and Executive Director at Wildcanada.net. Stephen is the author of sixteen books and teaches photography and writing in Canmore, Alberta where he resides with his wife Jenn, and two adult children. Stephen is an experienced political strategist who loves to hike, backpack, paddle and run.

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Jun 17, 2024

One Path to Better Affordability is Climate Change Action – Really

Recently, the CBC, working with pollster Janet Brown, released the results of its annual spring…

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May 22, 2024

Meeting a challenge called Alberta 

Albertans are fond of nature. In fact, we are among the most passionate about nature…

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May 15, 2024

Why We Must Talk About Climate Change When Things Are on Fire

There’s a line in a song by Midnight Oil that was very popular in the…

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May 07, 2024

The Carbon Capture Boondoggle Begins To Unwind 

For Canada’s major oil and gas producers, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a get-out-of-jail-free…

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Apr 19, 2024

Statement: Alberta’s Water-Sharing Agreement Must Acknowledge Climate Change

Statement from Stephen Legault, Senior Manager, Alberta Energy Transition Canmore | Traditional territories of the…

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Mar 26, 2024

What is Premier Smith’s Problem with Renewable Energy?

The Premier of Alberta has a problem with renewable energy. In August of 2023, Premier…

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Feb 28, 2024

Environmental Defence Calls on the Alberta Government to Drop its Ideological Opposition to Clean, Renewable Energy

Statement by Stephen Legault, Senior Manager, Alberta Energy Transition, Environmental Defence, Calling on the Alberta…

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