EBMag recently covered Canlyte’s LED Launch at the Steam Whistle Brewery, “innovation.people.light.”, which showcased the company’s latest explorations in the world of illumination, featuring LED technology developed in Canada and around the world by Philips. (Photos A. Capkun)
EBMag was there to help celebrate as CSA Group officially opened its $14-million global HQ at its Rexdale testing lab location. CLICK HERE for the full story. Photos in this gallery include a cake-cutting with Ash Sahi (CSA Group’ president and CEO), assembled dignitaries, retirees, etc., and various consumer product performance testing rigs. (Photos A. Capkun)
Photos from the IAEI (International Association of Electrical Inspectors) annual convention (Canadian & Ontario Sections). Kudos to convention organizers for putting together a very informative and enjoyable technical program while bringing together some top-notch exhibitors. (Photos A. Capkun)
Shots from the Canadian Utilities Equipment & Engineering Show (CUEE), which claims to be Canada’s largest marketplace for utility products and services, with a large display of equipment, technologies and services related to the utility sector. (Photos A. Capkun)
EBMag was honoured once again to attend the annual general meeting of Independent Electrical Distributors (IED) Limited Partnership II in rugged yet beautiful Jasper. Photos are of from the awards luncheon and, later, gala evening... which included a “hat-stomping” competition. (Photos courtesy IED .) More on the awards winners in EBMag and EBMag.com.
The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario’s annual conference did not disappoint, with an excellent round of golf to kick things off, followed by informative business sessions and, of course, plenty of time to kick back and unwind with colleagues. These photos are from the Product Expo, which comprised a number of top suppliers. (Photos A. Capkun)
Policies and procedures may help sustain a safe workplace but, for Hydro Ottawa, a practical approach—including equipment inspection and emergency rescue techniques—reinforces the importance of health and safety for its outside employees. This year, more than 200 field-based employees participated in Hydro Ottawa’s annual Tool and Equipment Inspection Week, an event unique to Hydro Ottawa. Photos courtesy Hydro Ottawa
Lenox’s “Hackman” Lee Breton was in our nation’s capital to cut a Zamboni in half, to benefit Roger’s House: a local facility designed to provide pediatric palliative and respite care with the objective of enhancing the comfort and quality of life for children and their families.
At a ceremony with dignitaries, customers and employees, Siemens Canada officially announced that its Industry Automation division has begun production of the TIASTAR Motor Control Centre (MCC) at its manufacturing facility in Burlington, Ont. Siemens invested more than $2 million in design, retooling and upgrades to the facility to accommodate the new production line. In addition, the company has projected the creation of 50 skilled positions in engineering and production to fulfil the capacity. (Photos A. Capkun. Ribbon-cutting photo courtesy Siemens Canada.) CLICK HERE for VIDEO.
Shots from BICSI’s Fall Conference in Las Vegas, including the first-ever International Delegate reception and Volunteer reception. Great night at Int'l Reception, in particular, meeting folks from places like Japan, India, Germany and the U.K., and fellow Canadians. Also included is a shot of EBMag editor, Anthony Capkun, serving in the Credential Holders’ Lounge as one of its ambassadors. (Photos A. Capkun).