Registration - In-house Organization
CANADIAN ELECTRICITY ASSOCIATION / ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE DE L'ELECTRICITE / Francis Bradley, President and CEO
Version 52 of 52 (2019-09-05 to present)
- Aboriginal Affairs
- Consumer Issues
- Economic Development
- Employment and Training
- Government Procurement
- Internal Trade
- International Trade
- Regional Development
- Science and Technology
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Canada Labour Code, in respect to occupational heath and safety, worker safety and workplace hazardous materials applicable to electricity generation, transmission and distribution facilities, the transportation of dangerous goods by electricity sector companies, and the health effects of electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
- Emergency Management Act, in respect to pandemic planning and a national plan for the use of anti-virals, security standards for facilities used for the international trade of electricity, reliability standards and activities pertaining to threat and risk assessments, security clearances, exercises and drills.
- Energy Efficiency Act, in respect to managing air emissions by reducing electricity demand. The Energy Efficiency Act in respect to regulations concerning minimum energy-performance levels for energy-using products, as well as the labeling of energy-using products
- Fisheries Act, in respect to the management of habitat, fisheries, species at risk in relation to the generation of electricity, and policies to streamline and clarify the regulatory process, in relation to electricity industry plans to address the need for new infrastructure development to meet growing demand for electricity and replacing aging electricity assets.
- Migratory Birds Convention Act, in respect to the management of habitat, species at risk and migratory birds in relation to the generation and transmission of electricity; and stewardship policies and programs with an on-going efforts to streamline and clarify regulatory process, in relation to electricity industry plans to address the need for new infrastructure development to meet growing demand for electricity and replacing aging electricity assets, as well as enabling the maintenance and operations of existing infrastructure.
- Radiation Emitting Devices Act, in respect to the potential health effects of electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
- Species at Risk Act, in respect to the management of habitat, and species at risk in relation to the generation and transmission of electricity; and stewardship policies and programs with on-going efforts to streamline and clarify regulatory process, in relation to electricity industry plans to address the need for new infrastructure development to meet growing demand for electricity and replacing aging electricity assets.
- Statutory Review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), including but not limited to GHG regulations under CEPA 1999 such as the proposed Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Regulations, and the proposed amendment to the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Electricity Production Regulations.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program
- Excise Tax Act - National Energy Board Cost Recovery policies that establish the rules and levels of financing that users in the electricity sector must pay as part of the NEB cost recovery policies, capital cost allowance rates, and policies pertaining to overcoming barriers to timely investment in infrastructure related to siting, rates of return, community acceptance and public understanding of need.
- Telecommunications Act, in respect to the Telecommunications policy review and electricity support structures and spectrum management as they may be applicable to the advent of a smart grid.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program, Regulation
- Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, in respect to environmental assessment policies and procedures to streamline and enhance efficiency of the environmental assessment process and regulations to permit the construction of new generation and transmission infrastructure in a more timely and cost effective manner.
- GHG reduction measures, in respect to the Clean Fuel Standard, Carbon Pricing, Out-Based Pricing System and other GHG reduction policies and regulations.
- National Security Policy, including Bill C-59, in respect to security standards for facilities used for the international trade of electricity, reliability standards, and development of the national Cyber Security Strategy.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Regulation
- Electricity and Gas Inspection Act, in respect to measurement and the regulations flowing from the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act related to seal periods and to the testing of electricity meters that are already deployed in customer premises.
Policies or Program
- Canada's Workplace Skills Strategy, in respect to facilitating school-to-work transitions for skilled trades, and developing sector and career awareness strategies for the electricity industry.
- Canada’s critical infrastructure- in respect to planning and activities pertaining to threat and risk assessment, safeguards, security standards and the development of national plans to address the ongoing physical and cyber security needs of our critical infrastructure.
- Canadian Standards Strategy, in respect to international cooperation and compatability of reliability standards, and the development of international and national standards on Health & Safety, Power Engineering and Power Quality
- National Security Policy, in respect to pandemic planning and a national plan for the use of anti-virals, and activities pertaining to threat and risk assessments, security clearances, exercises and drills.
- ecoEnergy for Renewable Power Program, in respect to environmentally preferable power and the measurement of environmental performance of electricity generation equipment, technologies, facilities and alternatives, and incentives to build and operate distributed generation and distributed resources for the generation of electricity.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA)
- Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
- Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
- Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)
- Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)
- Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Export Development Canada (EDC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat (IGA)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- National Defence (DND)
- National Energy Board (NEB)
- National Research Council (NRC)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
- Senate of Canada
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
- Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Port Metro Vancouver)
- Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is the national voice for safe, secure and sustainable electricity for all Canadians, promoting it as a key social, economic and environmental enabler that is essential to Canada's prosperity. CEA members generate, transmit and distribute electrical energy to industrial, commercial, residential and institutional customers across Canada. Members include integrated electric utilities, independent power producers, transmission and distribution companies, power marketers and the manufacturers and suppliers of materials, technology and services that keep the industry running smoothly.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Francis Bradley, President and CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membershipThe core of the Canadian Electricity Association’s membership is 35 electric utility member companies. CEA members also include Marketers and Corporate Partners who provide products and services to the industry.
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
275 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Asuka Boehm, Data Analyst | No public offices held
- Francis Bradley, President and CEO | No public offices held
- Justin Crewson, Director, Transmission & Distribution Policy | Public offices held
- Diana Dominique, Program Manager FTA, Legal and Technology | Public offices held
- Patrick Farley, Graphic Designer and Creative Manager | No public offices held
- Janice Garcia, Manager, Member services and Corporate Partners | No public offices held
- Daniel Gent, Director, Analytics | No public offices held
- Ann Kelly, Director, Consumer, Energy Efficiency and HR | No public offices held
- Alex Kent, Advisor, Transmission and Distribution Policy | No public offices held
- Stephen Koch, Director, Emerging Issues | No public offices held
- Joelle Lancaster, Advisor, Issues Management & Emerging Standards | No public offices held
- David McKendry, Senior Fellow | No public offices held
- Julia Muggeridge, Director, Communications & Marketing | Public offices held
- Channa Perera, VP Policy Development & Director of Generation | Public offices held
- Michael Powell, Director, Government Relations | No public offices held
- Ana Santarem, Government Relations Officer | No public offices held
- Shahrzad Simab, Senior Advisor, Climate Change & Clean Energy | No public offices held
- Jay Wilson, Manager, Risk Mitigation Program & Assurance | Public offices held
- Robin Yee, Advisor, US Affairs and Grid Security | No public offices held