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Who’s taking the Ultimate Hockey Road Trip in 2015?

AD Canada Rewards recently ran its “Light It Up & Win” hockey promotion for a chance to win the “ultimate hockey experience”. Congratulations to the six grand prize winners. >> Read full article

Globe Electric, Hydro-Quebec, Manitoba Hydro and PowerStream win Energy Star Awards

Globe Electric, Hydro-Quebec, Manitoba Hydro and PowerStream have been awarded the 2015 Energy Star Market Transformation Award for “exemplary performance in developing and promoting the most energy-efficient products and homes in the market”. >> Read full article

 Featured News 

GALLERY: 18th Annual OEL Industry Golf Tournament

Thankfully, the weather did not disappoint, as Ontario Electrical League members and supporters took to the links recently for OEL’s 18th Annual Industry Golf Tournament at Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. >> Learn More…


Wago adds to Topjob S fuse & disconnect terminal blocks

Wago has introduced what it calls “the industry’s only pivot style fuse terminal blocks in a 3-conductor variant”. The newest addition to the Topjob S family allows a second conductor to be connected on the field side. >> Read full article

MaxLite releases LED U-bend lamp

MaxLite has expanded its DirectFit line of ballast- compatible LED products with a T8 U-bend lamp designed to upgrade fluorescent fixtures. >> Read full article

Ideal Underground & WeatherProof connectors offer extra ruggedness

Ideal WeatherProof and UnderGround wire connectors come pre-filled with a non-hardening, silicone-based sealant to safeguard wiring from damaging elements. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

CIGRÉ Canada 2015 Conference

Date & Location: Aug. 31-Sept. 2 • Winnipeg, Man.
Info: “The CIGRÉ Canada conference has become a tradition and a strong forum for the exchange of technical knowledge and ideas between Canadian and international delegates in the area of power systems,” writes CIGRE Canada president Mike Bartel. The 10th annual CIGRÉ Canada Conference (International Council on Large Electric Systems) is being hosted by Manitoba Hydro. >> More Info

Franklin Empire Customer Appreciation Day

Date & Location: Sept. 9 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Franklin Empire is hosting its 3nd Annual Customer Appreciation Day on Sept. 9, 2015. Last year’s event featured a food truck, loot bags, top suppliers and more. >> More Info

ECAA’s Bob Carson Classic Golf Tournament

Date & Location: Sept. 9 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: Hosted by the Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA)’s Edmonton chapter, the Bob Carson Classic 26th Annual Golf Tournament hits the Highlands Golf Club at 6603 Ada Blvd. in Edmonton. Entry fees for ECAA members are $185. Non-members pay $195. This includes a round 18 of golf, cart, prizes, breakfast and a prime rib dinner. >> More Info

Electric Elle 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

Date & Location: Sept. 15 • King, Ont.
Info: Electric Elle brings together women for a 9-hole round of Best Ball golf, followed by dinner and awards. The event, held at Cardinal Golf Club, is open to women working in the electrical industry—including electrical contracting, distribution, and manufacturing—and you don’t need to have any experience to participate. Prizes will be awarded for all skill levels of golfers: closest to the pin, most balls lost, and best shot onto the wrong hole, just to name a few. >> More Info