February 6, 2014 - Where else can you bump into so many professionals with a shared passion for electrical safety? IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop delegates come from all over the world (like Trinidad, China, Nigeria and, of course, Canada and the States) and from all manner of organizations—from forward-thinking electrical contractors to large, sophisticated multinationals. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
January 17, 2014 - Earlier this week, EBMag checked out Acklands-Grainger Inc.’s annual “The Works” MRO & Safety Show in Toronto, Ont., which also marks AGI’s 125th anniversary in Canada. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
January 17, 2014 - Nick Ellis’ enthusiasm is infectious. We met Nick, the general manager of Nedco West, at the distributor’s annual general meeting and tradeshow in Richmond, B.C., and his passion for the industry—particularly for driving energy efficiency—is among the most energetic we’ve seen. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
December 11, 2013 - EBMag was at the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s annual Solar Canada Conference and, while smaller than in years past, it was nonetheless a breath of fresh air. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
November 22, 2013 - At a special luncheon held by the Ontario Energy Network (OEN), Dr. Marc Jeschke from Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre was presented with a cheque for $20,000. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
November 20, 2013 - EBMag’s associate editor, Alyssa Dalton, has just returned (after 15 hours of flying!) from an exclusive press tour in Taiwan to visit select LED lighting manufacturers, as part of a pre-show press conference of Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) 2014. As the only North American media present, EBMag was pleased to learn about the LED industry in Taiwan, as well as in Asia as a whole, and how these manufacturers predict the industry will change in the coming years. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
November 7, 2013 - EBMag was pleased to attend the 5th annual Energy Summit put on by Clarington’s Board of Trade and Office of Economic Development. They lined up some excellent speakers, including Ontario Power Generation’s Dietmar Reiner, SVP of nuclear refurbishment, who spoke about the Darlington project. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
November 7, 2013 - EBMag was a proud media partner of Electricity Human Resources Canada’s (EHRC) recent conference, “Empowering the Future Today”, where much of the discussion revolved around ensuring we make decisions and take action today to ensure we have the workforce of tomorrow. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
November 5, 2013 - At a star-studded event at Centennial College’s Ashtonbee campus, Skills Canada officially kicked off National Skilled Trades and Technology Week 2013, and EBMag was there! Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
October 29, 2013 - At what other collaborative event will you find delegates from CSA, UL, Electricity Distributors Association (EDA), Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), Electrical Safety Authority, Sonepar, Walmart and so on, working together to advance the mission of electrical safety across Canada? The ESFi-Canada Electrical Safety Summit, of course! Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
October 24, 2013 - EBMag was a proud media partner of Electric Mobility Canada’s (EMC) EV2013 Conference & Tradeshow in Gatineau this week. It was great to meet with so many stakeholders in the electrified transportation realm, including utilities, electrician journeypersons, charging equipment manufacturers and more. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
October 19, 2013 - We’ve just wrapped up the 2013 Partners in Training tour, which started this spring in Saskatoon and Dartmouth, and concluded this fall in Sudbury and Toronto (Mississauga). Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
October 11, 2013 - This past Wednesday, the Ontario Energy Network (OEN) hosted its October luncheon featuring Colin Andersen, CEO of Ontario Power Authority (OPA)—just one day after the province’s auditor general reported that the cancellation of the Oakville power plant will have a net cost of at least $675 million. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
October 10, 2013 - The Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA’s) 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition concluded today in Toronto, Ont., bringing together more than 1500 delegates in the wind energy business. With about 7000MW of renewable wind energy projects now installed in Canada, the industry has certainly grown over the past few years, but how does its future fare? Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 11, 2013 - Thanks to Sean Bernard, Franklin Empire’s contractor sales manager for the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) for inviting us to check out the distributor’s 1st Annual Customer Appreciation Day, held at its Toronto HQ at 350 Carlingview Drive. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
August 22, 2013 - While a touch on the hot side, we couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful summer day than yesterday at Electro-Federation Canada’s (EFC’s) Annual Federation Cup Golf Tournament at Rattlesnake Point GC. See our photos from the course, Shoot For The Loot, and various golf awards including the coveted Waterman Cup. (Photos A. Dalton) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
July 30, 2013 - After attending the official launch of the EVITP Instructor Training pilot that NETCO is sponsoring at IBEW Local 353’s Mississauga, Ont., training facility, Bradley Watt, the local’s education coordinator, took us on a tour of the facility. We were duly impressed with the level of professionalism and cutting-edge teaching aides at this training centre. Well done, 353! (Photos A. Capkun) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
July 23, 2013 - EBMag was at IBEW Local 353 to both celebrate and cover the official launch of the EVITP (Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program) Instructor Training pilot that NETCO is sponsoring at the local’s training facility in Mississauga. This gallery contains photos from that event, including Eryl Roberts, NETCO treasurer & CECA executive secretary; Bruce McNamara, IBEW International rep; Bradley Watt, education coordinator, Local 353; and assembled guests. More on this milestone, including VIDEO, soon! (Photos A. Capkun) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
June 16, 2013 - Affiliated Distributors (AD) Canada recently concluded its final Independent Electrical Distributors (IED) annual general meeting in Charlevoix (La Malbaie) Quebec (photos below). Yes, that’s Pinball Clemons in the photo! Organizers took the opportunity to bestow the last IED awards, and the winners are (Photos A. Capkun): Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
June 5, 2013 - Thanks to Ron Oberth and Marina Oeyangen, EBMag had the opportunity to check out OCI’s (Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries) OPG Suppliers Day, where vendors were on hand to offer solutions to the numerous delegates that showed up. OCI is an association of over 170 Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry. Member companies employ around 30,000 skilled people who manufacture major equipment and components—and provide engineering services and support—for the 20 CANDU nuclear power plants in Canada, as well as CANDU and other nuclear plants offshore. (Photos A. Capkun) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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