Welcome to Electricity Human Resources Canada

Canada’s Electricity Industry - Powered by human potential

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

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Improving our industry, together.

Alongside our partners and members, EHRC works to strengthen the ability of the Canadian electricity industry by focusing on four priority areas. Our goal is a Canadian workforce that is safety-focused, highly skilled, diverse and productive.

The 11th Annual Electricity Sector Awards of Excellence Nominations are now open!

Submit your nominations for Leader of the Year, Most Innovative HR Program and 4 other categories by November 15th.

11th Annual Electricity Sector Awards of Excellence

Start Date (Abbreviated)
Thu 15

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Date and Time
Thursday February 15, 2024
Awards of Excellence is a unique, national event attended by employers, labour, education, and government representatives working for, and with, the sector.

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Our Programs

EHRC hosts a variety of programs that align with our four key areas of focus within the electricity sector; Funding Accessibility, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Career Development and Labour Market Intelligence.

Discovering Potential

Supporting employers who provide youth with green work experience through internships and on-the-job training.

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Empowering Futures

Canada’s Student and Apprentice Work Placement Program for the electricity industry, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

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Welcoming Newcomers

A wage subsidy program and incentive for employers to recruit professionally skilled, internationally trained workers.

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Mentor Junction

A free, national tool from Electricity Human Resources Canada that can help build mentorships in the electricity sector.

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Workers in Transition

Workers in Transition is a wage subsidy and incentive program in which EHRC and employers in the electricity sector partner to attract top talent, with transferrable skills from different industries.

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EHRC has a range of exciting programs for everyone.

We’re here to provide valuable resources, programs, and support to ensure that Canada’s electricity sector remains best-in-class.

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Commit to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The EHRC Leadership Accord

A public commitment by Canadian employers, educators, unions, associations and governments to advance, integrate and prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion in their organization’s policies, processes, culture, and workplace environment. It includes an accountability framework to ensure change occurs over time.

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MAPPED: The Electricity Competency Framework

MAPPED is a dynamic competency repository that provides a present-day snapshot of the skills and knowledge required in the electricity sector that HR and workforce planners can use to identify upskilling opportunities and transferrable skills across roles.

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The Powerful Benefits of the Electricity Competency Framework

  • Eliminates the duplication of task performance across roles within a company and across the industry.
  • Builds consistency in labour force expectations by defining industry-validated benchmarks for task performance.
  • Identifies transferable skills that individuals can take with them from other industries or positions within the electricity sector.
  • Standardizes performance and knowledge requirements to inform responsive training programs.

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Get Involved. Build the Future.

EHRC is Canada’s most trusted source of objective human resources information in the electricity sector. We invite all industry stakeholders to join us in keeping the lights on in Canada.

Become an EHRC Member

Join other leaders across Canada in becoming an EHRC member to access best-in-class resources and make sure your workforce stays safety-focused, innovative and inclusive.

Become a Member

If you’d like to know more about membership, partnership, and the ways you can collaborate with EHRC, contact:

Marie Mould
Senior Manager of Stakeholder Engagement
613.235.5540, extension 222.

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