I’ve been thinking a lot about the future lately.  Both the future generally, and about the future of the electricity business. This focus on the future was partly triggered by a decision of the CEA Board of Directors two years ago, and partly by a sense that I was lied to as a kid by […]

The power is out. A few deep breaths. As Canadians, we know we’re blessed. That it be could be worst, but still! So much of our modern world depends on a steady flow of electricity. It powers among other things what Steve Jobs called “a bicycle for the mind”; the computers and their worldwide network […]

Your alarm goes off, you take a shower, you read the news and have your breakfast. On your way to work, you fill up the tank of gas, while circulation is managed by traffic lights. Arrived at work, you get on your computer and communicate with people thousands of miles away. You search the web […]

The Canadian Electricity Association would like to introduce our newest Corporate Partner Preformed Line Products (PLP). PLP is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality cable anchoring and control hardware and systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices. We also offer a complete line of Charpy rated Pole Line […]

Time travel has been a fleeting thought in the minds of men and women since 1895 when British author H.G. Wells published the Time Machine. Let’s cut to the chase. Who wants to time travel? Imagine jumping into your time machine and going into the future. Vacationing in 2025, then coming back. You would know sports […]

As a part of the CEA Occupational Health and Safety program, CEA collects yearly data on workplace injuries. This data provides broad insights on how the industry fares overall, how well we do against other industries, and how well our individual members do against each other. And we use that data to continuously improve. As […]

Clean Energy Investments For Even Greener Results Renew Canada, the national voice of infrastructure, recently published its annual Top 100 Biggest Infrastructure Projects, ranking various sectors from transport and transit to buildings and energy. More importantly, a whopping 7 out of the top 10 projects are energy infrastructure projects, worth over $68 billion in total, […]

On Thursday, January 18, CEA held its 5th Annual Meeting with Federal Deputy Ministers (DMs). The day consisted of a larger DMs meeting and a security-specific discussion, with Malcolm Brown, the DM for public safety. It followed by an introductory meeting between the CEA delegation and the new U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Kelly Craft. The CEA […]

For well over a hundred years humans have been using electricity to enable communication. First we used the electricity with the telegraph, then the telephone, and we progressed, radio, television, shortly after computers, email, internet, and smartphones. Humans are social creatures and we need to communicate. We did it before wide spread use of electricity, […]