Recent Events

October 15, 2019

Breakfast - October 15, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

Political Perspectives & Industry Impacts:

What the 2019 Federal Election Implies for Oil & Gas


Jason Hatcher


September 26, 2019

Annual General Meeting - September 26, 2019
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Township @ 181, 250 - 6th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3H7


June 11, 2019

PADA Annual Golf Tournament - 11JUN2019
1:00 shotgun start, Cocktails and Dinner to follow
Valley Ridge Golf Course,11618 Valley Ridge Park NW, Calgary,

May 27, 2019

Breakfast - MONDAY May 27, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

Please note that this event is on MONDAY and not Tuesday.  Registration will close the Friday prior at noon.

4th Annual CEO Panel Discussion

Have you heard the one about “An investment banker, an institutional shareholder and a private equity sponsor walk into a bar…”? Well here’s your chance…but it’s not a bar…it’s a PADA breakfast!

Please join us on May 27 as we host three prominent energy finance executives and let them share their unique views and experience in the Canadian merger, acquisition and divestiture markets from the perspective of public and private capital providers. 

Brian Boulanger, ARC Financial Corp.

Cameron Plewes, Peters & Co.

Rafi Tahmazian, Canoe Financial



Brian Boulanger, President & Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Brian is responsible for ARC’s investment activities, leading the team responsible for managing existing fund investments and identifying and developing new investment opportunities. He is a member of ARC’s Executive, Investment and Governance Committees. Brian currently represents ARC on the boards of Modern Resources Inc. and Rifle Shot Oil Corp.

Cameron Plewes, President, Peters & Co.

Cam has been with Peters & Co. since 2003, and prior to being promoted to President in 2018 was Managing Director and led the firm’s Corporate Finance group responsible for financial advisory, merger & acquisition, and capital underwriting and agency matters. Cam has also been a member of the Firm’s executive committee since 2008.  Prior to joining Peters & Co., Cam worked in energy focused roles for a decade as a private equity investor, research analyst, and auditor.

Rafi Tahmazian, Senior Portfolio Manager & Director, Canoe Financial

Rafi G. Tahmazian has more than 28 years of oil & gas, energy banking and investment management experience. He is currently a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Canoe Financial. Prior to Canoe, Rafi spent 13 years at FirstEnergy Capital, a leading investment dealer that focused on the energy industry. He left the firm in 2008 as Vice Chairman and Managing Director. He is currently on the board of directors for Artis Exploration Ltd, Aureus Energy Services Inc., and Well Ventures Corp. 

Rafi manages the Canoe Energy Portfolio Class, Canoe Energy Income Portfolio Class, and the Canoe Energy Alpha Fund.


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