November 23, 2015 - Standard Products says it is the new national corporate sponsor for lighting with Habitat for Humanity Canada, and will provide CFLs for each of the 250 homes that Habitat will build across Canada in 2016.
(VIDEO added Nov 21, 2015) October 22, 2015 - Energy Efficient Lighting Co. (EEL) and Ultrasave Lighting recently celebrated the official grand opening of their new facility in Markham, Ont. This two-unit, 33,000-sf building has been the new home for both companies since late July 2015.
November 18, 2015 - Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre became $25,000 richer last week, thanks to the generosity of Ontario Energy Network members.
November 18, 2015 - Recognizing achievement in lighting design, the GE Edison Award is a symbol of GE’s dedication to those who “lead the way with light”, GE Lighting says.
November 12, 2015 - Eaton has announced that it’s now accepting entries from professionals and students alike for the 39th Annual Source Awards national lighting design competition.
November 12, 2015 - Hydro Ottawa left its United Way fundraising goal in the dust, raising a record $281,485 for its 2015 workplace campaign.
November 27, 2015 - At a gala event earlier this month, Toronto Region Board of Trade announced the winners of its 2015 Business Excellence Awards, and among them was Powerline Plus Ltd., as Employer of the Year. Congratulations!
November 25, 2015 - UGE International Ltd. says it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding equity shares of Endura Energy Project Corp., a Toronto-based renewable energy company.
November 24, 2015 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says Philips Lighting North America Corp. has agreed to pay a $2-million civil penalty to the government to settle charges that the company knowingly failed to report to CPSC information about a defect and a risk of injury with EnergySaver CFLs (a.k.a. Marathon or Marathon Classic).
November 24, 2015 - Techimp Group says it has acquired Cablewise online condition assessment services from Novinium Inc. This transaction is part of a new alliance between the two companies to enhance the service offering to their customers.
November 24, 2015 - While it officially happened on October 30, 2015, Eaton Corp. is now providing additional details on its acquisition of Ephesus Lighting, a Syracuse, N.Y.-based manufacturer of connected LED lighting solutions for sporting venues and high-lumen outdoor and industrial applications.
November 16, 2015 - Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum Construction Software, have announced a technology partnership agreement with Irvine, Calif.-based FieldConnect Inc. to “empower a mobile, service management workforce.” Fully integrated with Spectrum and fully functional online or offline, FieldConnect’s mobile solutions expand work order, dispatch and service management capabilities for service contractors in the field, according to Dexter + Chaney.
November 26, 2015 - S&C Electric Co. announced that—effective January 1, 2016—Angelo Gravina, P.Eng., will become the president of S&C Electric Canada Ltd.
November 25, 2015 - During the Fall Meeting of the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA), the 2015 Red Seal Award of Excellence was presented to Mark Douglas, former executive director of Apprenticeship & Industry Training, Alberta. Congratulations!
November 23, 2015 - Luc-Etienne Gagnon, LC, has joined Standard Products Inc. in the sales team as a lighting specialist/specifications.
November 23, 2015 - Samuel Demers has joined Standard Products Inc. as a lighting specialist.
November 20, 2015 - Kudos to Michelle Branigan who—earlier this week at the 27th annual Canadian Power Conference—was recognized as Woman of the Year 2015 by WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy).
November 20, 2015 - Earlier this week, Linda Bertoldi—a senior partner in Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s Toronto office—became the recipient of APPrO’s 2015 Hedley Palmer Award, which was presented to her at the 27th annual Canadian Power Conference. Congratulations!
(UPDATED Nov. 22, 2015, with VIDEO) Nov. 9, 2015 - Alongside eight other electrical manufacturers and distributors last week, ABB Canada, Schneider Electric, T&B Canada and Stelpro were honoured for their marketing savvy by the EFC Annual Marketing Awards program, and Electrical Business Magazine was a proud sponsor of one the categories. Kudos to the following:
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.
20th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting ConferenceWed Dec 02, 2015
The Buildings Show 2015Wed Dec 02, 2015
EFC Ontario Region Christmas 2015 ReceptionWed Dec 02, 2015 @ 4:00pm - 07:00pm
EFC Quebec Christmas 2015 ReceptionThu Dec 03, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 08:00pm
CanSIA’s Solar Canada 2015Mon Dec 07, 2015
OEN Networking Luncheon: Jeffrey Lyash, OPG - Dec 2015Mon Dec 07, 2015 @11:45am - 02:00pm