September 9, 2019 – Powerline technicians and apprentices with Hydro One have been building an electrical grid to power next week’s 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) in Verner, a community within West Nipissing, Ont.
August 26, 2019 – On Aug. 22, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) safely demolished the 491,400-square-foot powerhouse of the former Nanticoke Generating Station (see video), which was the world’s largest coal-fired plant from 1972 to 2013.
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July 19, 2019 – S&C Electric and North Bay Hydro Services have installed what they say is Canada’s first utility-scale advanced microgrid, completing the Community Energy Park in North Bay, Ont.
July 10, 2019 - “Standards can lead to innovation, but innovation can demand the creation of a standard.”
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June 24, 2019 - CSA Group—which is celebrating 100 years—recently celebrated the 2019 winners and recipients of its Academic Challenge, Awards of Merit and, the group’s highest honour, the John Jenkins Award. EBMag was at CSA’s annual conference in Ottawa to help the organization cheer on its members of distinction, with a specific eye for those involved in the electrical sectors.
May 27, 2019 – Last month’s Mecanex/Climatex/Électricité/Éclairage (MCEE) trade show at Place Bonaventure in Montreal was a success for more than 400 exhibitors and more than 5,000 visitors—but especially for two lucky winners in our prize draw.
April 5, 2019 – The new superhero movie Shazam!, which was shot in Toronto and opens everywhere today, had its red carpet premiere last week in Los Angeles, Calif., where SkyFire Arts delivered an electrifying (literally) live performance.
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April 1, 2019 - EBMag attended its first ABB Customer World in March 2019 and we’ve come back with a tonne of insights and information from leading subject matter experts, so keep your eyes open for our full report.
March 19, 2019 – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has announced it will launch its annual marketing awards program on Apr. 12, with a deadline of June 28.
February 19, 2019 – During March Break, Hydro-Québec will offer free guided tours of its Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest run-of-river hydroelectric plants.
February 7, 2019 - Ocean Guardian claims its patent-pending eSpear is the world’s first handheld electrical shark deterrent for use while diving, snorkelling and spearfishing. The Australian company has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to expedite the product’s development.
January 4, 2019 – On Nov. 7, 2018, Justin Trudeau became the first sitting prime minister to address the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA).
December 14, 2018 – Toronto-based contractor Quantum Electric recently helped restore a widowed mother’s “faith in humanity” by coming to her family’s aid before Christmas.
No one wants downtime, and no one an wants electrical injury, yet how often are we reactive instead of proactive when it comes to the health of our electrical equipment?
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December 13, 2018 - An eye-catching street bridge replacement project in Victoria and an arc-flash safety specialist based in Stoney Creek, Ont., are the big winners in Electrical Business Magazine’s 2018 Canadian Electrical Awards (CEA) program.
In a recent Ontario Electrical League (OEL) survey of employers in the industry, 73 per cent of respondents indicated they would hire more apprentices if ratio restrictions were eased.
July 30, 2018 — ABB and Ballard Power Systems have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on developing the next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility.
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June 7, 2018 — “Today for us is about answering the No. 1 question that I get day in and day out: ‘Can Milwaukee really do more with M18?’. The answer, my friends, is ‘Hell yes!’,” said Paul Fry, VP cordless management, in his opening remarks at Milwaukee Tool’s 2018 New Product Symposium.
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Renewable energies like solar and wind hog the headlines, but an important element is often missing from those stories: Energy Storage.
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May 26, 2018 - Several years ago, Paul Buller of Calgary got to thinking about rooftop cargo solutions, like dropdown ladder racks, and the result is RazerLift.
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OEL Golf Day
September 18, 2019
EFC Economic Forecast Day
September 19, 2019
IAEI Canadian Section Meeting
September 20-22, 2019