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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 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A public commitment by stakeholders to promote diversity, equity and inclusion 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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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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National Occupational Standards

Changing technology in Canada’s electricity and renewable energy sectors is impacting job functions and occupations. We created our National Occupational Standards (NOS) profiles to inform employers and job seekers of current skills, knowledge and abilities they need for career planning and workforce development. Our NOS profiles were developed with extensive consultation with industry, making them the most relevant tool for sector planning needs.

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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

EHRC Launches Leadership Accord on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Help Workplaces Better Reflect Canadian Society

May 13, Ottawa—Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) with support of its members and partners continues to lead the promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion…

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Canadian Climate Priorities 2021

As climate change continues to threaten Canada and the rest of the world, attitudes towards combating climate change—including the policy and funding needed—continue to…

Industry News

National Occupational Standards profiles inform skills needs for electricity sector

April 29, Ottawa—Today, Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) released 11 new National Occupational Standards (NOS) with a focus on green occupations in the electricity…

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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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