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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

Wage subsidy programs 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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Agents of Change 2022: The Power of Change

EHRC proudly presents Agents of Change 2022 – October 12th and 13th in Toronto. Registration is now open for our annual flagship event on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

Join us for this must-attend national forum to connect in-person with Canada’s electricity sector leaders, HR directors and our sector’s DEI champions.

This year’s incredible roster of speakers will motivate, inform and inspire – to deliver the latest and best practices to your leadership approaches, and drive hiring and retention for your HR strategies.

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CANADA’S ELECTRICITY SECTOR POWERS UP FOR UKRAINE

As the tragic and frightening situation continues to unfold in Ukraine, Ukrainians are arriving in communities across Canada and facing the overwhelming start-up requirements to creating their new lives here. Finding accommodation, transportation and getting a job are top needs/priorities.

EHRC is spearheading a national initiative to support Ukrainian refugees and all newcomers to Canada, and electricity sector employers have stepped up to help on a national scale.

Electricity sector and partners – POST JOBS! Access new federal wage subsidies for internationally trained workers, and draw on EHRC’s resources to welcome newcomers into your workplace.

Newcomers – access rewarding careers in Canada’s electricity sector.

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Industry Skills

Ensuring the resilience of Canada’s electricity sector requires industry, educators, training institutions, regulatory authorities, and policy makers to have an in-depth understanding of the current and forecasted competencies in a rapidly changing labour market.

This includes the skills, knowledge, and ability requirements of current and emerging roles. EHRC has developed a range of resources – including National Occupational Standards, Skills for Success Profiles, and Job Demands Assessments, for a range of in-demand careers to prepare ensure you remain future ready.

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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

Member Profile: Solvest Northern Solar Solutions

With operations beginning in 2015, Solvest has established itself as the leading provider of renewable energy services in remote and Northern areas. Solvest’s partners…

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Expanding Empowering Futures to Support SMEs Looking to Hire 1st Year Apprentices 

Since 2018, EHRC has supported the electricity industry through our Empowering Futures program. The overall goal of the program is to help young Canadians…

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She Did, So Now I Can

She Did, So Now I Can   By EHRC Junior Project Manager Emily Griffiths In 1992 the Government of Canada declared October Women’s History Month.…

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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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