September 1, 2020Leaders of Canada’s electricity sector say electrification is key to jumpstarting Canada’s slumping economy

Electricity Human Resources Canada is proud to join voices with other leading electricity sector organizations to call for commitment to electrification as a key part of Canada’s economic recovery.

The article, from Waterpower Canada, Marine Renewables Canada, the Canadian Electricity Association, the Canadian Nuclear Association and the Canadian Renewable Energy Association along with EHRC, argues that an electrification strategy will ensure a clean resilient energy future.

Electrification will bring advances and innovation in technology and a variety of new jobs and skillsets to the sector.

“All these changes require workers with different skill sets that call for updated training to manage them. Industry actors will need to ensure that there is a plan to recruit and retain that next generation of employees to innovate and manage the grid of the 21st century.”

Read the full piece here.