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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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 Announces Funding From Status of Women Canada To Develop Mentorship Model For Women In Electricity

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

2014 Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

Ottawa, ON - October 24, 2014 - Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) today announced its 2014 Awards of Excellence winners. To find out who took home this year's awards follow the link - Learn More »

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 »