November 6, 2017 (Toronto, Ont.) — Electrical Business Magazine congratulates the winners of its 2017 Canadian Electrical Awards program, the first and only program of its kind to recognize Canadian electrical professionals doing great work across the country, as well as those paying conspicuous attention to the health & safety of electrical workers.
November 7, 2017 — Omron Automation Americas has announced the grand opening of its expanded and relocated Montreal offices. The company will occupy new offices in a Dorval, Québec business complex.
October 20, 2017 — The Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) scholarship program set a record this year, providing $154,000 across 57 scholarships.
October 6, 2017 — Growth Enterprise and Manitoba Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen have announced that the Manitoba government introduced legislation to meet its obligations under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and “ensure future domestic trade agreements are easily implemented.”
October 5, 2017 - “The Building Trades regrets the opportunities that have been lost in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and on the Prairies,” said Robert Blakely of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) on the news that TransCanada has cancelled the $12-billion “nation-building” Energy East Pipeline.
September 19, 2017 - “This fall we are also officially launching the Ontario Mechanical League,” writes Stephen Sell, president of the Ontario Electrical League, in the September 2017 edition of The Dialogue. “We would like to welcome our mechanical contractor members to the organization, and we look forward to working with them on industry issues that are affecting them.”
September 19, 2017 — By 2020, the city of Edmonton plans to buy only electric transit buses.
September 13, 2017 - At Mobile World Congress Americas, Philips Lighting and American Tower Corp. announced an alliance to “accelerate the digital transformation of urban spaces and the adoption of smart city services” (in the United States).