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Alectra celebrates the first National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Alectra Utilities is joining electricity companies across Canada to recognize July 10 as the industry-wide celebration of Canadian lineworkers. National Lineworker Appreciation Day was established by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) to honour the highly trained men and women who maintain a complex electricity grid and work efficiently, safely and collaboratively to keep power on…

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Cool down your energy consumption during heat waves

As the Greater Golden Horseshoe area prepares for a two-day heat wave, Alectra reminds everyone to be mindful of energy conservation and heat safety practices. During periods of hot weather, energy usage climbs, especially for those who use air conditioning, dehumidifiers or pool pumps. Air conditioning alone can triple the average daily cost of electricity.…

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Alectra partners with Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre to fund research on burn-related PTSD rehabilitation

Alectra Inc. is providing $250,000 over five years to the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto to fund research into burn-related post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental health rehabilitation. Occupational electricity-related accidents are among the most serious workplace threats to electric utility tradespeople. Approximately 12 per cent of the…

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Alectra Inc. raises $339,500 for United Way

Alectra’s  2018 United Way Fundraising Campaign raised more than $339,500 for the following United Way charities operating within the communities served by Alectra:  United Way Greater Toronto, United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin, United Way Halton & Hamilton,  United Way Niagara, and United Way Simcoe Muskoka. Funds were raised through employee payroll deductions, special events and the company’s…

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Alectra Completes Private Placement Offering

ALECTRA COMPLETES PRIVATE PLACEMENT OFFERING OF $200 MILLION aggregate principal amount of 3.458% Series 2019-1 Senior Unsecured Debentures due 2049  NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES Mississauga, Ontario – Alectra Inc. (“Alectra” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has closed its private placement offering of C$200 million aggregate principal amount of 3.458% Series…

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Imagine Canada designates Alectra Inc. a Caring Company

Alectra Inc. is the first electricity utility in Ontario to be awarded the Caring Company designation by Imagine Canada. Alectra earned this designation as a result of its alectraCARES community support program which invests in non-profit organizations and initiatives that span the 17 communities in its service territory. Alectra also encourages its employees to volunteer…

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April is Dig Safe Month

Spring is finally here and we know you can’t wait to get started on those outdoor projects you’ve been planning all winter! But before you break out your shovel, remember, although you can’t see them, there could be electrical cables and/or gas lines running below the ground on your property. Do you dig? Be safe.…

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What does International Women’s Day (IWD) mean to you?

In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) at Alectra, two women from the Diversity & Inclusion committee, Indy Butany-DeSouza and Alona Andronikova are opening up on what IWD means to them, and how we can continue to support the #BalanceforBetter initiative.   What does International Women’s Day (IWD) mean to you and Alectra? Indy: International…

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Be prepared for unpredictable weather this winter

While some days can be delightfully mild, others can be unforgivingly harsh: from high winds to deep freezes, blizzards to ice storms, it can be difficult to predict what Mother Nature has in store from one day to the next. Bad weather can lead to a number of challenges that can pose safety risks, including…

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Let’s talk about mental health

At Alectra, we are proud to join millions of Canadians nation-wide by participating in Bell Let’s Talk. The goal is to end the stigma and to explore ways to improve our mental health. Mental health issues affect people of all ages and takes on many forms including depression, anxiety and schizophrenia, to name a few.…

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