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CEA represents every facet of the electricity industry in Canada with unwavering commitment to informed decision-making and balanced policy proposals.

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) thanks the House Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Communities for the invitation to provide our views regarding the establishment of a Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). We value this opportunity, and hope that our proposals will be helpful to your deliberations.

The CEA Member Directory and Resource Guide is a hardcopy (and electronic) resource for the industry’s key decision ¬makers. It is a key channel to connect your company’s brand, products or services, to the major players in Canada’s electrical energy market including corporate utility member companies, major electrical manufacturers, and corporate consulting companies.

  CEA members believe that some of the fundamentals of CEAA (2012) should be maintained, including a limited number of Responsible Authorities (RAs), a focus on major projects, and set timelines. CEA also believes there are ways in which the CEAA (2012) could be improved to increase its credibility, to better align with the desire […]

Looking back on 125 years of innovation. In 1891, electricity’s potential seemed unlimited, lighting streets and buildings, powering economic growth and illuminating a newly minted nation. Today and going forward, the electricity sector remains indispensable to the quality of life enjoyed by Canadians, and the competitiveness of our national economy.

The Government of Canada is undertaking a review of environmental and regulatory processes, including the Fisheries Act. The Fisheries Act review will be undertaken by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO) with the following mandate: “[T]he Committee, in light of the letter provided by the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian […]

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and its Corporate Utility Members (hereafter Members) are committed to engaging with Aboriginal Peoples of Canada based on mutual respect to advance the following goals: Nurture meaningful long-term relationships with Aboriginal Peoples. Enhance mutually beneficial economic relationships and business opportunities. Further consider Aboriginal perspectives in the activities of the Association […]

Tomorrow’s economy will be built on a solid foundation of clean, sustainable growth. Growth that will drive new technologies, increase productivity, and create good jobs for Canadians. As we work to operationalize the Paris Agreement, and move from aspiration to action, Canada has a significant advantage in one crucial area: access to abundant sustainable and […]

At last year’s COP21 Climate Conference, Prime Minister Trudeau, together with the Premiers, renewed Canada’s commitment to addressing climate change. “We view climate change not just as the challenge it is but also as an historic opportunity to build a sustainable economy based on clean technology, green infrastructure, and green jobs,” he said. “We will […]

The long-term climate change trend is clear. Global atmospheric levels of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions are expected to continue to rise, and climate impacts are expected to become more frequent and more intense. This reality has precipitated discussions around the need to prepare for climate change via adaptive measures.