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Every year at the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), we step back, take stock and, in our best attempt at punditry, endeavour to describe the state of the Canadian electricity industry. Punditry is involved, given that to effectively describe the state of Canada’s electricity industry requires not simply describing its current state, but also looking to […]

In 2019, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) Distribution Council (D-Council) identified equity, diversity and inclusion, and specifically, the increased representation of female-identified skilled trade workers as a priority focus area. Over the course of the following year, a series of discussions were held to share specific practices, programs, and policies that promoted gender equity, diversity […]

CEA’s Data and Analytics Working Group (“DAWG”) is a collaborative information exchange forum for data strategies, insights, analytics, and their enabling technologies. The group shares best practices and approaches around implementing effective organizational structures, tools and policies, effective governance models, and priorities to determine the best return on investment CEA analytics can provide to member utilities. DAWG embarked on […]

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is very pleased to share publicly that the Board of Directors have approved an Industry-wide collective commitment to accelerating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) in the electricity industry. CEA’s Board of Directors is aware that this is the first collective step in a long journey but they also recognize the […]

The electricity industry has a tradition of coming together to face challenges in times of need through partnership and co-operation.  Through unity of effort and response from across industry, and with other stakeholders, we ensure that Canadians can continue to count on the electricity that underpins our lives and our economy. The pandemic has underscored […]

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 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 […]

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Electricity Association met in the Yukon from June 19 to 21, 2018. This was the first time in the association’s history that a Board meeting was convened in Canada’s North. CEA marked the occasion by hosting in partnership with two member companies that operate in the North, Yukon […]

Learn how CEA members are advancing sustainability. Because a clean energy future starts today.