The EDA enjoys strong, collaborative relationships with the Premier’s Office, key ministries and staffers. In addition to in-person meetings and consultations, we maintain ongoing, issues-based dialogue through informal letters and formal submissions to Queen’s Park.


Following are all EDA submissions to the Government of Ontario:


Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

EDA Submission - Regulatory proposal for province-wide implementation of Green Button - November 11, 2020

EDA Submission - Consultation on Changes to Ontario's net metering regulation to support community-based energy systems - Nov, 11, 2020

EDA 2020 Pre-Budget Submission - October 16, 2020

EDA Submission LTEP Review - September 10, 2020

EDA Comments on the Proposed 2021-2024 CDM Framework - August 21, 2020

 EDA Briefing Note- Customer Relief in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic - May 1, 2020

Report On Ontario Energy Board Modernization Phase 2 - Recommendations to Cut Red Tape & Create Savings of up to $70 million for Electricity Customers - August 1, 2019

Letter to Hon. Greg Rickford - Recommendations for Red Tape Reduction - August 1, 2019

Submission on the Consultation on Industrial Electricity Prices  - June 14, 2019

Letter to Honourable Greg Rickford Re: Ontario’s Local Hydro Congratulates You on Becoming Minister of Energy, Northern Development & Mines - July 4, 2018


Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing 

EDA Delivers Follow Up Letter to Regional Government Review - May 31, 2019

EDA Delivers Submission to the Regional Government Review - April 23, 2019


Ministry of Finance 

2020 EDA Pre-Budget Submission - February 11, 2020

Ministry of Transportation

Letter to Honourable John Yakabuski Re: Ontario’s Local Hydro Congratulates You on Becoming Minister of Transportation - July 4, 2018



EDA Delivers Submission to the Standing Committee on General Government Bill 87, Fixing the Hydro Mess Act - April 17, 2019

EDA Submission-Re: Proposed Amendments to the OBCA and PPSA - November, 26, 2019

EDA Red Tape Submission - January 22, 2020



For more information on EDA submissions to the Government of Ontario, including archived submissions, contact:

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