Canada’s electricity sector has the potential to play a central role in the country’s transition to a low emission economy and in meeting Paris Agreement emission reduction commitments. Yet, achieving electrification objectives will require major investments in new electricity infrastructure across the country. This Policy Brief provides an in-depth assessment of the investment environment for Canada’s electricity sector based on data from an extensive survey of senior industry executives conducted by the Ivey Energy Centre.
Ergs and Equilibrium Podcast Live
The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre and the Canadian Association for Energy Economics have undergone a joint initiative and created the Ergs and Equilibrium podcast. Host and Director of the Ivey Energy Centre Brandon Schaufele discusses recent papers in energy and environmental economics with the article authors.
On November 17, 2022, the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry launched a review of the Competition Act (Act) to identify ways to improve Canada’s competition policy framework. The Minister is seeking Canadians’ views on broader changes to the Act and “its enforcement framework, including changes that will help the Competition Bureau better protect consumers and the integrity of the marketplace.” The review is focused on key areas of the enforcement framework, including the scope of the Act, the enforcement methods used by the Competition Bureau (Bureau), and the corrective measures that can be applied under the Act. Supporting this review is an extensive discussion paper prepared by Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada.