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This afternoon national event brought together business leaders and human resource professionals. Attended by employers, labour, education, and government representatives working for and with the sector, the aim of this event was to connect, convene and inspire the industry. The event included keynote speeches from Cathy Sprague (Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Bruce Power) and Mr. Bob Delaney (MPP Mississauga/Streetville, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy) and the presentation of this year's winners of EHRC's Awards of Excellence. These awards celebrated extraordinary achievements and gave national recognition to the champions of excellence who are making a positive and tangible impact on the workforce.
Ottawa, ON - November 26, 2015 - Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), Canada’s leading source for human resources research and tools for the Electricity and Renewable Energy Industry, today announced that Mr. Don MacKinnon, President of the Power Workers’ Union, has won its Leader of the Year award. Mr. MacKinnon will be honoured at EHRC’s 10th anniversary luncheon on December 9th in downtown Toronto, at the St. Andrew’s Club.
Mr. Don Mackinnon will be honored at EHRC’s 10th anniversary luncheon with the largest industry players expected in attendance. The event will also feature keynote speeches from Mr. Bob Delaney, MPP Mississauga-Streetsville, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy and Ms. Cathy Sprague, Executive Vice President, Bruce Power.
Ottawa, ON - April 23, 2015 - Today Hydro Ottawa hosted the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary – Centre, who announced Government of Canada funding for a project to increase opportunities for the advancement of women in the electricity sector.
Electricity Human Resources Canada will develop and test a sustainable mentorship model that will help women advance in the electricity sector. The project will engage women working in the industry, who will identify the barriers to opportunities and advancement, as well as any gaps in programs and services. The organization will work with local colleges, and industry stakeholders including private companies, to develop a mentorship model that will be tested in Ontario and Manitoba. To learn more about the project and our partners click here.
Press releases: Status of Women Press Release and EHRC Press Release