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STRONG ADVOCACY, EFFECTIVE POLICY 

As the voice of Ontario’s electricity distribution community, the EDA engages in targeted, effective advocacy on issues that impact utilities, shareholders and more than five million customers across the province. Working closely with our Councils and Committee, the EDA Policy and Government Affairs (PGA) team analyzes issues and establishes evidence-based policy recommendations. Our long-term, strategic relationships with governments, regulators and stakeholders have positioned the EDA the trusted go-to resource for electricity-related decision-making in Ontario.

EDA Councils and Committees:

EDA Councils and Committees are comprised of skilled volunteers representing LDCs across Ontario. As the voice of the membership, Councils and Committees help shape our policy development and advocacy initiatives.

Regulatory Council - focuses on regulatory issues for LDCs

Operations and Engineering Council - focuses on technical and operational policy issues

Finance and Corporate Issues Council - focuses on LDC business issues

Human Resources Council - focuses on LDC HR issues

Conservation and Sustainability Issues Council - focuses on issues related primarily to government frameworks

Market Renewal Program (MRP) Committee – assesses and analyzes emerging issues related to IESO’s MRP

Electric Vehicle Subcommittee - offers expert analysis and advice on EV-related policy and legislation

For more information on the EDA’s policy and advocacy work:

Ted Wigdor
Vice President, Policy, Government & Corporate Affairs
(905) 265-5362
1 877 262 8593

Our team:

Each member of our PGA team brings a wealth of skill and experience to our policy development and advocacy initiatives.

Vice President,Policy, Government & Corporate Affairs
Manager, Corporate & Government Affairs
Senior Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Senior Policy Advisor
Policy & Government Affairs Specialist