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November 20, 2017 - Online portals, “donated” employees and comfort trucks were among the marketing initiatives recognized at Electro-Federation Canada’s 4th annual marketing awards program, with EBMag proudly sponsoring the Event & Tradeshow Category.
June 1, 2017 - After a few years of missing Lightfair due to scheduling conflicts, I was finally able to attend the 2017 edition and, boy, the exhibitors were putting their best feet forward. I haven’t seen so many large, colourful and distinctive booths since... well, maybe never.
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November 15, 2017 - With the launch of Compass—a new online health & safety tool by Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board—Ontarians can, for the first time, find and compare health & safety statistics for businesses across the province.
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October 19, 2017 - Nova Scotia Power has received approval from the Nova Scotia Utility & Review Board for a $133-million project to install smart meters among all residents and businesses, to be rolled out in 2019.
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October 18, 2017 - While at Gerrie Electric’s recent Saleabration and Electrozad’s Oktoberfest, we stumbled upon the 2017 Ideal Skills Challenge Canada competition, which pits electricians, apprentices and students’ wiring skills against the clock.
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October 18, 2017 - The City of Guelph (Ontario) says “after more than a year of gathering community input, conducting industry research and performing in-depth financial analysis”, it will begin merger negotiations between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems and Alectra Inc.
October 13, 2017 - Research into sustainable energy and smart grid security at Concordia University has received major boost from Hydro-Quebec, which is donating $3.9 million toward research and attracting students to engineering, business, arts and science.
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October 2, 2017 - “I stand tall because I’m standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Erni Wiebe, president of Innovative Solutions Engineering Inc., as he accepted the John Jenkins award at CSA Group’s 2017 Conference & Committee Week.
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September 20, 2017* - Yesterday, Franklin Empire hosted its fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day & Tradeshow at its Toronto location on Carlingview Drive. But this year stood out from previous years because it was also the grand opening of Franklin’s new expanded warehouse—a project three years in the making—plus a celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary.
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September 20, 2017 - “Our new identity will help distinguish us from other regulators as we continue to build awareness, understanding and ownership of safety responsibilities among our clients and stakeholders,” said Catherine Roome, president & CEO of Technical Safety BC, formerly BC Safety Authority.
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Avoid the income rollercoaster by mastering your marketing. To do that, join EBMag and our Level Up columnist Andrew Houston in the 3rd webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time” to learn specific strategies to help improve this area of your contracting business.
August 9, 2017 - No contractor has zero competition. With the evolution of the internet and social media, your prospects can find other contractors that do exactly what you do faster and easier than ever. So how do you win jobs over your competitors?
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September 12, 2017 - Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board says that—after conducting a multi-year engagement with experts and stakeholders—it is changing the way the board calculates employer premium rates, adding the process will be easier for employers to understand, and more accurately reflect the risks associated with operating their businesses.
September 12, 2017 - Congratulations to Mike Hodgson of MH Electric in Kingston, Ont., who won a gorgeous Milwaukee Tool 24-in. Jobsite Rolling Bag by visiting Electrical Business Magazine’s booth at Nedco Electrifest XI.
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August 30, 2017 - ENMAX and the Town of Cardston have completed two Net Zero solar projects, installing 500+ solar modules on the rooftops of Cardston’s Charlie Cheeseman Memorial Ice Arena and Civic Centre.
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August 29, 2017 - Rittal Systems Ltd.—a manufacturer of enclosures for a variety of applications—says it has “stepped up” the capabilities of its Mississauga Modifications Centre with the integration of its Perforex machine, part of the Rittal Automation System Plan.
July 19, 2017 - Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. announced a definitive merger agreement under which Hydro One will acquire the latter in a $6.7-billion all-cash transaction, thereby creating a North American regulated electricity and natural gas business with over $32.2 billion in combined assets.
July 19, 2017 - A pole-mounted energy storage system that was put into service in August 2016 in a North York (Toronto) neighbourhood is “showing positive results” in the early stages of a pilot program, reports Toronto Hydro.
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