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29June, 2016

Electric Auto Pact is Logical Next Step for Three Amigos

The leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada are expected to walk away from their meetings this week with new continental commitments to tackle climate change and boost clean energy generation.

It’s a logical and smart move: all three have made climate action a priority at home and abroad, and in light of the international […]

22June, 2016

Electricity: A Driver for Social Change in Canada’s North

Canada was built on the principles of equality and opportunity.  Yet remote and northern communities still lack access to safe and reliable power.  Despite the enormous potential for clean energy, the vast majority rely on expensive, imported diesel-fuel for meeting their basic energy needs.

Canada suffers from significant “energy inequality” when it comes to our remote […]

13June, 2016

Adapting to Climate Change

At last year’s COP21 Climate Conference, Prime Minister Trudeau, together with the Premiers, renewed Canada’s commitment to addressing climate change.

“We view climate change not just as the challenge it is but also as an historic opportunity to build a sustainable economy based on clean technology, green infrastructure, and green jobs,” he said. “We will not […]

7June, 2016

Leadership in the Promotion of Electric Vehicles

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and Plug’n Drive are proud to host the third annual Canadian Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards (EVA). Conceived to recognize leadership in the promotion of electric vehicles, the EVAs are a one of a kind national awards program. Historically focused on car dealerships, this year a new award category was created […]

1June, 2016

June is National Electricity Month

Tomorrow’s economy will be built on a solid foundation of clean, sustainable growth. Growth that will drive new technologies; increase productivity; and create jobs for Canadians. Growth that will be powered by safe, reliable, sustainable Canadian Electricity.