Training & Education
January 21, 2015 - To support the expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and increase sales of EVs, the Province of British Columbia is providing $50,000 to help certified electricians receive training in the installation and maintenance of EV charging stations.
January 13, 2016 - Fluke Corp. is offering a new online course called Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety and it’s free!
January 7, 2016 - The Nova Scotia government is launching a procurement pilot to encourage businesses to hire apprentices.
December 18, 2015 - Eaton and Pentair say they are working together to integrate Pentair’s suite of industrial heat management solutions into Eaton’s Houston Experience Centre. The installation will provide a hands-on learning opportunity within a “true application” environment, helping industry professionals gain an understanding of industrial heat management technology, maintenance and operation, according to the companies.
December 1, 2015 - As part of the Siemens Canada Educational Program, the company says it has provided a total contribution of $212,000 in cash, in-kind computer and software grants, as well as volunteer support toward supporting STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education in Ontario’s Halton Region.
November 21, 2015 - Appointed just over a year ago to review “key areas of Ontario’s skilled trades system” that fall within the mandate of the Ontario College of Trades, Tony Dean has completed his task, and the province says it will accept the recommendations made by former secretary of cabinet.
November 18, 2015 - Shermco Industries has unveiled its upgraded training registration store on its website this month. Electrical professionals seeking training and continuing education credits can now search Shermco’s course catalogue online, register and pay for classes scheduled throughout Canada.
November 17, 2015 - The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA), the administrator of Canada’s Red Seal Program, has announced its Harmonization Initiative will include construction electricians and industrial electricians in Phase 2.
November 17, 2015 - SaskPower says power engineers are critical to the electricity industry across the country, but these specialized positions are difficult to recruit. In response, the utility—in partnership with the Prairie South School Division in the west-central part of Saskatchewan—has launched a new tool to help young people in the province get the experience they need to fill these roles.
November 5, 2015 - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is hosting an Aboriginal trade fair in collaboration with the Durham-GTA Chapter of Partners on Aboriginal Inclusion (PAID). The “Day in the Trades” fair will take place at the Darlington Energy Complex this Saturday, November 7.
October 30, 2015 - A new program from Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), with the partnership of organizations in the electricity and renewable sector and Status of Women Canada, seeks to support women at different stages in their electrical career.
CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit
January 29-30, 2019
EIAA Annual Technical Conference
February 1-2, 2019
IES Ottawa Lighting and Lighting Controls Trade Show
February 21, 2019