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Beron, Bzowy, Hampton and Horsman recognized in Halifax

Electro-Federation Canada recently concluded its annual conference, which was held in Halifax last week, and several individuals were singled out for recognition. Congratulations to all! >> Read full article

“Made us a better company”: More of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

As you’ve probably noticed by our recent posts, a number of industry players were among the 2015 winners announced for Canada’s Best Managed Companies, a business awards program for Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. We caught up with as many of them as we could to see what they’re doing right. >> Read full article

Colville Lake, N.W.T. celebrates hybrid power plan

Individual generators were the source of electricity for Colville Lake, N.W.T. before the community built its first power plant in 1990. Now, the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) have opened the Colville Lake power plant with a new system: a solar/battery/diesel hybrid. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
GALLERY • Ideal Supply Tradeshow

GALLERY • Ideal Supply Tradeshow

While a bit of a trek, EBMag is always happy to swing by Ideal Supply’s (Southern) tradeshow, which was held again at the Stratford Rotary Complex. >> Learn More…


RECALL: Southwire’s voltage detectors

Southwire has issued a recall for its non-contact voltage detector with model number 40110N, sold as part of the multimeter kit. The detector is designed to alert users to the presence of electric current running through electrical wires with an AC detection range of 100 to 1000 VAC. >> Read full article

Soraa releases Gable and Barrel series

Soraa has announced two “minimalist ambient” LED luminaire series—the Gable and Barrel—which are suited for office, healthcare and retail applications. >> Read full article

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Dyson Canada’s Cu-Beam makes debut at ROM

Dyson Canada’s Cu-Beam makes debut at ROM

Dyson Lighting, the newest category in the business, launched in Canada earlier this year with the CSYS task lights. The Dyson Cu-Beam, a suspended fixture, will be released later in 2016 but made an appearance at the ROM recently. EBMag was there to learn more. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Wesco Tradeshow • Toronto Distribution Centre

Date & Location: June 8 • Mississauga, Ont.
Info: Wesco is hosting its 2016 Toronto Distribution Centre tradeshow from 11 am to 3 pm, at 6170 Belgrave Road, Mississauga. >> More Info

Phillips Cables Brockville alumni reunion

Date & Location: June 11 • Brockville, Ont.
Info: A reunion for alumni at the Brockville Country Club will honour the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Phillips Cables plant (which served as the company’s primary facility). The event is open to all individuals (and their partners) who were employed at Phillips Cables property. Social hour starts at 4 pm, followed by photos at 5 pm and a roast beef buffet dinner at 6 pm. The cost is $35/person, cash bar. >> More Info

EASA Convention: “E3 - Educate, Experience, Engage”

Date & Location: June 12-14 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) is hosting its Annual Convention & Exposition at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and organizers expect an attendance of over 3000. The theme for this convention is “E3 – Educate, Experience, Engage”. >> More Info

BBQs benefit Fort Mac • Westburne, Nedco, Rexel

Date & Location: June 13-17 • Across Canada
Info: The branches of Westburne, Nedco and Rexel have joined forces to host a special, pan-Canadian BBQ event for their Fort Mac colleagues and friends. From June 13-17, 2016, all Nedco, Rexel and Westburne branches across Canada are hosting BBQ lunches for their employees, customers and suppliers, with all donations going directly to their displaced team members in Fort Mac. For precise dates and times, visit your local branch. >> More Info

Ontario Energy Network Luncheon

Date & Location: June 13 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Join other energy industry professionals at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel downtown Toronto for a networking luncheon hosted by the Ontario Energy Network. Dianne Saxe, environmental commissioner of Ontario will be the special guest speaker. >> More Info