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Electricity Human Resources Canada

EHRC works to strengthen the ability of the Canadian electricity industry to meet current and future needs of its workforce.

Improving our industry, together.

Empowering Futures

A wage subsidy for students to work in the electricity industry.

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Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity

A public commitment by stakeholders to promote gender diversity within their organizations.

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Membership

All stakeholders can have a say in the direction of the electricity workforce.

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Explore our newest research: Leadershift

Leadershift: Pathways to Gender Equity explores the status of women’s representation in companies across Canada’s electricity sector, with a focus on the leadership level.

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Supporting the Electricity Sector During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the situation evolves daily, the health and safety of workers in the electricity sector remains a top priority for EHRC. As always, staying informed of the latest recommendations from health authorities should remain a top priority for employers and individuals.

The following materials have been compiled from HR colleagues in various sectors across Canada. This page will be updated as new resources become available.

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Alongside our partners and members, EHRC works to strengthen the ability of the Canadian electricity industry to meet current and future needs for their workforce—one that is highly skilled, safety-focused, diverse and productive. Above all, we provide evidence-based solutions to the human resource challenges facing the electricity industry.

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Latest News

Study Finds that Women are Still Struggling to Advance in the Electricity Sector

Ottawa, 14 May, 2020 – Gaps in women’s representation around the decision-making tables of the electricity and renewables sector persist, but a coordinated effort…

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Green Jobs Case Study: Thompson Rivers University’s Renewable Energy Fundamentals for Electricians

Electricity Human Resources Canada’s (EHRC) Green Jobs Program supports companies providing youth with work experience and training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) positions in…

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April 2020 Electricity Sector Employers Pulse Survey

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) surveyed sector employers in mid-April 2020 to determine how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their operations and workforce. While…

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Canada has one of the most diverse energy systems in the world, and is recognized as a world leader in the generation and use of renewable power. Those working in the sector are passionate about energy; it’s always inspiring to learn more about how the industry is evolving, and to be part of it.
Michelle Branigan, CEO

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Membership

EHRC is supported by leaders across the sector who are committed to a future-ready and skilled workforce. Our members are our closest partners, and receive special access to unique opportunities, engagement and insight.

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Getting Started in Electricity

Looking to jump start your career in one of the most exciting sectors in Canada? We’ve got some tips to help you transition into electricity and build a stable and meaningful career path.

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Workplace Solutions

Over 100,000 people work in Canada’s electricity sector: a massive workforce that is the foundation of Canada’s economy and quality of life. Our resources, research and programs help employers and unions in our sector continue to provide the highest caliber of human resources standards and practices.

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Education Planning

We work closely with educators to ensure that post-secondary education institutions are meeting the demands of the labour market, both today and tomorrow. Explore how you can best ensure a smooth transition for students into the workplace.

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News & Events

The electricity sector is always evolving, and we grow and change to meet its needs. Hear the latest news and find opportunities to connect in person and online with our work and stakeholders.

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