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Editor's Note 
Have a look at the EM Honours awards program (the first news item) and the various categories that likely involve projects with which you were involved... then Nominate! (Sponsorship opportunities available)
- Anthony Capkun, Editor-Publisher

Who is offering the “Best Electrical Solution”? – EM Honours

Energy Manager Canada’s 2024 awards program—EM Honours—has expanded. It now boasts several new categories to recognize the numerous efforts that are advancing proactive energy management, energy efficiency and/or decarbonization across Canada. Among the awards is Best Electrical Solution. Will it also win Most Innovative Solution? Nominate today (sponsorship opportunities available).

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Key Considerations for Underground Duct Bank Runs

The complexities of duct bank installations can be challenging. Explore key considerations for underground duct bank runs to aid in your next project.

ABB and Powrmatic partner to increase solutions for electrical contractors

Powrmatic Canada Ltd. (a Groupe Deschênes company) will provide electrical contractors increased access to a portfolio of ABB products and smart building solutions, thanks to a new regional distribution agreement with ABB Canada. “We are proud of this new partnership, which will increase the breadth and competitiveness of our offering to our customers, thanks to ABB’s excellent products for power distribution networks,” said Jean-Michel Brunet, executive vice-president, Powrmatic.

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MEET Show 2024 is one for the record books!

What a show! The 2024 MEET Show welcomed a record-breaking number of industry professionals from both the electrical and mechanical industries to the Moncton Coliseum, which featured a sold out show floor spanning across the entire complex. “It’s always so exciting to see the progress being made across the industries, and our exhibitors truly brought the best of the best,” said Shawn Murphy, show manager. » Read more

Cost of electrical goes... down? Building construction price indexes, Q1 2024

Both residential and non-residential building construction costs increased 0.8% in the first quarter of 2024, reports Statistics Canada. This marks the slowest quarterly growth in residential building construction costs since the Q2 2020, and the slowest quarterly growth in non-residential building construction costs since Q4 2020. » Read more

Honda “hits the gas” on comprehensive EV value chain in Ontario

Honda has begun evaluating the requirements to build an EV plant and a stand-alone EV battery plant in Alliston, Ont. The proposed EV value chain will also include a cathode active material and precursor (CAM/pCAM) processing plant (with JV partner POSCO Future M Co. Ltd.) and a separator plant (with JV partner Asahi Kasei Corp.), with announcements to follow in their respective Ontario communities. » Read more


Maximize your exposure!

Get your brand in front of 14,500 Canadian electrical pros, every week. » Information for marketers and advertisers

ECA of Ontario (ECAO) AGM and Day at the Races

June 6, Toronto (Woodbine Trackside Clubhouse) » More info

Electro-Federation Canada Federation Cup Golf Tournament

August 21, Ajax, Ont. (Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility) » More info