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Preamble The federal government plans to introduce legislation – the Act to Amend the Sustainable Development Act – that will likely come into force in 2021 and will guide future Federal Sustainable Development Strategies, committing Canada to net-zero emissions by 2050. As this discussion unfolds in light of COVID-19, it is critical that the electricity […]

This Best Practice guide applies to all electricity transmission and distribution utilities that have assets in areas of wildfire risk. The Best Practices document outlines activities that utilities should consider to: Prevent and mitigate the risk of utility assets igniting a wildfire Prevent and mitigate the risk of utility assets being impacted by a wildfire […]

Canada is on a path to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Not only have the political, legal and policy landscapes towards recognition of Indigenous rights and renewing relationships between Canada and the First Peoples grown significantly in the last few years, but so has Indigenous inclusion within the electricity sector. CEA and our members are committed […]

Transforming to meet climate, customer and competitive needs Turbines. Simple yet highly complex assets emblematic of the Canadian electricity system. Used to convert energy into the power that turns the lights on, they go largely unnoticed. And while the system may be invisible to the average consumer, it is in the midst of a transformation […]

This report quantifies and discusses performance by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) members – on a range of metrics organized under five reporting pillars – for calendar 2018 and at least three preceding years. It describes CEA’s support for its members’ pursuit of sustainability and includes case studies illustrating specific member efforts to advance towards […]