Whitehorse, Yukon (June 21, 2018) – The Canadian Electricity Association’s Board of Directors met today in Whitehorse, Yukon, and issued the following statement on the importance of investing in electricity infrastructure in Canada’s North: “In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the CEA Board of Directors acknowledges the important role that Indigenous groups must play […]

The Future Economy.ca (June 19, 2018) The following is an interview with Sergio Marchi, conducted by The Future Economy’s Florent Thevenin, discussing how Canada needs to develop and implement a clear national energy and national electrification strategy to provide direction and timing for meeting our clean energy targets. Key Takeaways Competitiveness, innovation and infrastructure development […]

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (June 12, 2018) – The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced today that Saint John Energy has achieved the Sustainable Electricity Company™ designation for its commitment to sustainable business practices. Saint John Energy is the first company to earn this designation in eastern Canada. “This designation sends a clear, visible message that […]

OTTAWA (May 29, 2018) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association, the national voice of electricity in Canada, launched the Canadian Electricity Centre of Excellence, dedicated to recognizing and celebrating innovation excellence from coast-to-coast-to-coast. “Canadians are nation builders and CEA members are no different. We are inspired by our past, and focused on embracing our future,” […]

OTTAWA (March 23, 2018) – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement regarding the federal government’s funding announcement for Wataynikaneyap Power’s Transmission Line project to connect 16 First Nations to Ontario’s power grid: “CEA welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Indigenous Services, […]

OTTAWA (March 20, 2018) – Today, in a major step to protect migratory birds and their nests, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) released its Beneficial Management Practice (BMP) Guide, purposefully designed to encourage and facilitate action to conserve and minimize the impact of the electricity industry on migratory birds, their nests and eggs. “The BMP […]

Ottawa (February 27, 2018) – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on today’s tabling of Budget 2018, Equality and Growth for a Strong Middle Class: “CEA recognizes that Budget 2018 is a mid-mandate implementation budget, and we support commitments to invest in Indigenous communities, […]

Ottawa (February 16, 2018) – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on the Government of Canada’s proposed amendments to coal-fired as well as natural-gas-fired electricity regulations: “Clean energy is central to the federal government’s clean growth and climate action plan. And because Canada’s electricity mix […]

Ottawa (February 8, 2018) – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on today’s tabling of Bill C-69, the legislation to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other […]