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 […]

Ottawa (February 6, 2018) – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on Bill C-68, the legislation tabled in Parliament today, to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence: “Canada’s electricity sector remains committed to protecting and conserving our natural resources. We are […]

OTTAWA –  The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint John Energy, as Chair of the Association. Ray will succeed Scott Thon who has held the position since January 2016. “On behalf of CEA’s Board and executive […]

Ottawa, November 24, 2017 – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on the Government of Canada’s announcement yesterday regarding the launch of the Smart Cities Challenge. “CEA is supportive of the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. This is a valuable initial step towards building […]

OTTAWA (November 22, 2017) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) released its Climate Adaptation Guide to help electricity companies define, design, develop and successfully deploy practical and effective adaptation plans. “The long-term climate change trend is clear. High impact climate events are expected to increase in frequency and intensity,” said Sergio Marchi, CEA’s President […]