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October 8, 2015 - Yukon Minister of Economic Development Stacey Hassard and Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Scott Kent touched down in Calgary recently to discuss innovation in the energy sector.
October 2, 2015 - Apparently, public charging infrastructure is not needed everywhere to enable PEV (plug-in electric vehicle) adoption. Instead, infrastructure should be focused at homes, workplaces and public hot spots that serve multiple venues.
October 1, 2015 - The Pathstone Children’s Mental Health Centre in St. Catharines, Ont. will have $50,000 more in donations over a five-year span thanks to Horizon Utilities.
September 24, 2015 - Calling all lighting design professionals and students from across the world: Hubbell Lighting wants your best ideas.
August 28, 2015* - “I myself in the beginning didn’t believe this existed.” Those are the words of Dr. Joel Fish, chief medical officer at St. John’s Rehab hospital, speaking about the phenomenon known as Invisible Electrical Injury... which may not be as horrific a tragedy as that of electrical burn victims, but can be life-changing and traumatic nonetheless.
August 28, 2015 - Connected+ (formerly Home Connect) has announced its 2015 speaker lineup.
October 5, 2015 - While at the Affiliated Distributors’ Electrical Supply Division’s North American Meeting, the $31-billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group announced its eCommerce initiative to help independent wholesale distributors compete in a digital world through the AD eContent Service program.
October 2, 2015 - IMARK Canada member distributors and suppliers recently held their annual general meeting in Toronto, with IMARK Group president and CEO Bob Smith commenting, “We are very excited to be part of the Canadian electrical industry and we were thrilled with the meeting... both the supplier support and member engagement”.
September 29, 2015 - The Town of Innisfil in Ontario says it has given the go-ahead to negotiate a partnership that will allow EPCOR to purchase a 50% share of its electrical distribution company, InnPower.
September 28, 2015 - Citing the lack of an export credit agency in the United States, GE Power & Water announced it plans to stop manufacturing gas engines in Waukesha, Wisc., and invest $265 million in Canada for a new ‘brilliant factory’ with manufacturing capacity for multiple business lines, including Power & Water, Oil & Gas, and Transportation.
September 25, 2015 - Horizon Utilities recently presented CityHousing Hamilton with a $1.6 million cheque, made possible through the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) saveONenergy program which encourages municipal, commercial and industrial customers to implement projects that will use electricity more efficiently while reducing energy costs and emissions.
September 25, 2015 - Franklin Empire Ottawa hosted an open house earlier this month to officially introduce its customers to its new location on the west side of the city.
October 6, 2015 - Eric Newton has been appointed senior vice-president of sales and marketing with Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum construction software.
October 5, 2015 - John Ward has joined BRK Canada (Dicon Global Inc.) as director of sales, where he is responsible for overseeing a network of reps across Canada in the electrical channel. BRK Canada is a manufacturer of products providing fire and carbon monoxide protection.
October 5, 2015 - EBMag recently returned from the annual North American Meeting of Affiliated Distributors’ Electrical Supply Division (NAM ESD) where—among the networking and business sessions—we celebrated this year’s cream of the crop at the Spirit of Independence Awards dinner. Kudos to the following distributors and suppliers:
October 1, 2015 - Brad Bennett has been appointed chair of the BC Hydro board of directors, BC Premier Christy Clark announced recently. Bennett replaces outgoing chair Stephen Bellringer, whose term expired on Sept. 30, 2015.
September 30, 2015 - Brian Bentz has been elected chair of the Electrical Safety Authority’s (ESA) board of directors, succeeding Charlie Cipolla who is retiring.
September 30, 2015 - Kevin Korecki has recently been hired as Liteline’s online business manager.
October 9, 2015 - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre was buzzing with talk of turbines and batteries earlier this week as the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) hosted its 31st annual conference & exhibition.
October 5, 2015 - EBMag recently returned from the annual North American Meeting of Affiliated Distributors’ Electrical Supply Division (NAM ESD), where it was not only great catching up with independent distributors from across Canada and their valued suppliers, but to also celebrate this year’s Spirit of Independence Award winners.
September 30, 2015 - Over 250 people came out for the second edition of Connected+ (formerly Home Connect) to hear the latest on home automation, smart energy and take a glimpse into the future.
September 24, 2015 - It was Back to the Future yesterday at Baka Communications’ headquarters in Etobicoke, Ont. as the wireless solutions company—which says it hosts the first and largest solar plug-in canopy for electric vehicles in North America—celebrated 30 years and the unveiling of a new addition to the canopy.
September 22, 2015 - EBMag recently returned from beautiful St. Andrews By-the-Sea, N.B., which played host to the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association (CECA) 2015 National Industry Conference.
September 16, 2015 - The nearly 60 golfers who gathered at Cardinal Golf Club in King, Ont. yesterday for the 3rd Annual Electric Elle tournament couldn’t have picked a better day for it.