Ottawa (November 23, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) honours Maritime Electric employee Wade Mackenzie for selflessly assisting a customer in a life-threatening situation. The award will be presented during the annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards Ceremony as part of the 2020 Virtual Powering Partnership Summit. “Today, we proudly recognize a lifesaver within […]

OTTAWA (November 23, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced the winners of its 2020 Occupational Health and Safety Awards. CEA members were recognized from coast-to-coast-to-coast for outstanding health and safety achievements. During these unprecedented times, utilities have continued to focus on health and safety priorities and remained dedicated to reducing incidents and ensuring […]

Domino Highvoltage Supply – Domino Highvoltage Supply is a Canadian-owned power-line distributor that has provided power-relat­ed products and services since 2005. Beginning last year, Domino has implemented massive changes in its infra­structure and a bunch of exciting new projects. The Fort McMurray project undertaken by the company in 2019 (see the May 2019 issue […]

Kaihen – Kaihen Inc. (Kaihen) is a Canadian consulting firm based in Ontario that helps electric, water & gas utilities, home services companies, energy retailers and municipalities prepare for the kinds of fundamental business changes that improve operations and customer service.  Our name (pronounced ‘KY-hen’) means change, innovation, and transformation. It embodies everything we […]

OTTAWA (October 5, 2020) The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is pleased to announce the new chair of its Sustainable Electricity Program’s Public Advisory Panel for 2020-2021 is Cara Clairman, Founder and CEO of Plug N’ Drive, the first woman to hold the position in the panel’s 23-year history, underscoring the importance of gender equality in […]

Toronto, ON – Plug’n Drive and the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Electric Vehicle Awards. The Electric Vehicle Awards, now in their sixth year, recognize Ca­nadian car dealerships and electrical utilities that are leaders in the sale and promotion of electric vehicles. Dealerships that are being recognized […]

Ottawa (September 23, 2020) Francis Bradley, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on the Speech from the Throne that opened the second session of the 43rd Parliament delivered by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada: “With the announcement that a plan to exceed Canada’s […]

OTTAWA (September 23, 2020) – President and Chief Executive Officer, Francis Bradley, of the Canadian Electricity Association is available to comment on the Speech from the Throne and its anticipated commitment to prioritizing clean growth and a sustainable economic recovery. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland telegraphed on August 18 that decarbonization “has to be part of” the economic plan going forward. […]

Ottawa (September 17, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) released a set of foundational actions that must be undertaken by the electricity industry and governments alike to meet Canada’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and accelerating the transition to a cleaner energy future. The urgent need for a coordinated, proactive and collaborative approach […]