Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> November 12, 2002

Canadian Gas, Electric & Pipeline Companies: Maureen Howe – Rbc Capital Markets

MAUREEN E. HOWE has worked at RBC Dominion since 1996 as an Institutional Equity Analyst covering Canadian pipelines and gas and electric utilities. She currently is, and has been for a number of years, the top-ranked pipelines and utilities analyst in Canada as surveyed by both the Greenwich Associates Research Study and Brendan Woods. Prior to joining RBC DS she worked for BC Gas, where she held the position of Treasurer responsible for corporate finance, cash management and investor relations. She has also worked in the investment banking department of Merrill Lynch Canada and as an investment analyst for Great-West Life Assurance Company. Ms. Howe graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (honors, 1979) and from the University of British Columbia with a PhD (Finance, 1987). She has taught numerous courses in finance at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia and has published articles in the Journal of Business Administration and the Journal of Futures Markets. Ms. Howe's research includes a number of periodicals such as her Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Power and Pipelines reviews. She also publishes prolifically on industry issues and company specific reports. She is in the process of expanding Profile
TWST: Would you start out with a quick overview of your coverage?

Ms. Howe: I cover the Canadian gas and electric utilities and

pipelines and I'm about to embark on coverage of the