Welcome to Electricity Human Resources Canada!

We help keep the lights on in Canada.

The electricity and renewable energy industry looks to us for practical solutions to human resource issues. We're its hub for workplace support, labour market intelligence, partnership opportunities and networking.

Here you'll find the resources you need to improve your business, better manage your workforce, or kickstart your career.

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Our Core Activities

Workplace Support

Workplace Support

For employers and employees

  • Succession planning
  • Knowledge management
  • Best practices
  • National occupational standards
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Labour Market Intelligence

Labour Market Intelligence

To improve your workforce

  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Reports
  • Best practices
  • Industry News
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Connecting & Convening

Connecting & Convening

To talent, employers and industry players

  • Working groups
  • Biennial conference
  • Industry gala
  • Webinars
  • High level meetings
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Key Resources


What are EHRC’s offerings and how do they help stakeholders?

EHRC is Canada's most trusted source of objective human resource information with tools, research, and resources to help the Canadian electricity industry. By providing a platform for industry needs, identifying ways to make Canadian businesses "best in class", and helping organizations prepare and mitigate workforce shortages, EHRC allows employers and employees to grow and remain innovative.


EHRC, Industry and Employment Ontario Join Forces to Attract Women to Careers in Electricity Industry

As seen in Toronto Star (http://on.thestar.com/1rSYZdO) – Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) today announced its Bridging the Gap project, a public / private initiative that aims at  increasing the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector, in Ontario and nationally. EHRC will be the central point of contact to provide women with information on career training, mentoring opportunities, apprenticeships and support – with many of these resources available directly on its website. Hear EHRC CEO Michelle Branigan speak on CBC (http://bit.ly/1tKXLBj)and CFRA (http://bit.ly/Ze9POW) about the project:- Learn More »

EHRC Unveils National Occupational Standard for Trainers in Canada’s Electricity Industry

Ottawa, ON–April 16, 2014 – Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) today outlined a new National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Industry Trainers that provides practical guidance for businesses, educators, trainers and job seekers for working within the Electricity Industry. The standard will help to unify the Canadian electrical and renewable energy sector by identifying the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for Industry Trainers employed by electrical organizations and utilities across the country. Learn More »

Get the details on EHRC's Renewing Futures research

Check out EHRC's latest video of the summary of the findings of its Renewing Futures research. The proposed national human resources strategy has been developed to provide the provinces and industry stakeholders with the information they need for deploying limited resources to meet labour requirements and avoid skill shortages.



Electricity Human Resources Canada Applauds Minister Kenney's Commitment to Close the Gaps in Canada's Labour Market

- Keynote address by Minister emphasizes importance of addressing skills shortages affecting several sectors in Canada, including electricity Learn More »


National Action Needed to Support Projected Growth in Canada's Renewable Electricity Workforce Learn More »