July 8, 2014 - It was an absolute pleasure to attend CSA’s annual Committee Week (and annual general meeting) in Charlottetown. Among the highlights included the opening general session, with comments from Bonnie Rose and keynote John Izzo; the Awards of Merit ceremony; and, EBMag’s personal favourite component, the meeting of the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) Part 1 committee.
June 4, 2014 - Top-notch manufacturers and distributors from across North America travelled to Montreal, Que., last week for Electro-Federation Canada’s (EFC’s) Electrical Council’s annual conference.
May 10, 2014 - According to exhibitors, Ideal Supply’s ‘Amazing Race’ tradeshow in Stratford this past week will be rated among the best in terms of visitors. Well done, Ideal!
May 10, 2014 - EBMag was happy to attend Ontario Energy Network’s (OEN) 2014 Spring Networking Evening at Woodbine Entertainment Centre in Toronto. OEN’s mission, after all, is to provide “networking activities and inter-jurisdictional information for all energy industry segments, with a dedication to providing significant strategic networking benefits to all stakeholders”.
May 5, 2014 - Last week, the Ontario Electrical League (OEL) hosted its 2014 Electrical Industry Conference in Toronto. This event featured speakers from CSA, Electrical Safety Authority, Hydro One and more.
April 17, 2014 - Earlier this week, Nedco Ontario hosted its Mardi Gras-themed Electrifest (10th edition), which is among the industry’s largest single-day selling shows. The EBMag team always has a blast at this event: besides the food and entertainment, it’s always great meeting with top-notch vendors, friendly Nedco staff and, of course, our valued readers. (Photos A. Capkun & A. Dalton)
March 7, 2014 - EBMag has just returned from the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA’s) annual Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., and what a show it was! We visited dozens of industry heavyweights who showed off new trucks, the latest in truck accessories, chassis updates, new vehicle storage solutions and more on the bustling show floor. Curious to know who we saw? Check out our shots from the exhibit hall, assorted press conferences, and the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive below.
February 6, 2014 - Where else can you bump into so many professionals with a shared passion for electrical safety? IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop delegates come from all over the world (like Trinidad, China, Nigeria and, of course, Canada and the States) and from all manner of organizations—from forward-thinking electrical contractors to large, sophisticated multinationals.
January 17, 2014 - Earlier this week, EBMag checked out Acklands-Grainger Inc.’s annual “The Works” MRO & Safety Show in Toronto, Ont., which also marks AGI’s 125th anniversary in Canada.
January 17, 2014 - Nick Ellis’ enthusiasm is infectious. We met Nick, the general manager of Nedco West, at the distributor’s annual general meeting and tradeshow in Richmond, B.C., and his passion for the industry—particularly for driving energy efficiency—is among the most energetic we’ve seen.
December 11, 2013 - EBMag was at the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s annual Solar Canada Conference and, while smaller than in years past, it was nonetheless a breath of fresh air.
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