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PHOTOS: Stanley Black & Decker’s Avalanche 2017

“Bring the Noise is our internal rally cry for 2017,” said Joe Di Ilio, president of Stanley Black & Decker Canada, also noting how 2016’s FlexVolt power tool and battery system is still something to celebrate, as it “revolutionizes the cordless business”.

5th member of Deschênes family ascends to presidency

François Deschênes has been appointed president & CEO, Groupe Deschênes Inc. (GDI)—the 5th family member to do so.

10 turbines on Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm

Bullfrog Power and Oxford Community Energy Co-operative (OCEC) say they have commissioned “Ontario’s first community-owned wind farm”: Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm.

Canada “is watching” Ontario’s Construction Lien Act review

EBMag had the opportunity to learn more about the Construction Lien Act Review and its key points from those who were in the trenches actually researching and writing the thing. » Read full article

Stop focusing on just PPE!

Tag along in this webinar with EBMag columnist Mike Doherty as he guides you through your electrical safety program and undertaking the practice of Risk Assessment at the design stage. The recording is now up on our YouTube channel—no need to register! » Read more
FLO and Nissan

FLO and Nissan to drive EV adoption across Canada

The FLO electric vehicle charging network (operated by AddÉnergie) has partnered with Nissan Canada to “encourage and ease EV adoption throughout the country”. » Read full article
Klein Tools

Klein Tools’ Journeyman high-leverage side-cutting pliers

Klein Tools says it has combined all of the major functions of side-cutting pliers into one tool—the 9-in. Journeyman high-leverage side-cutting pliers with wire stripper/crimper. » Read full article

EnerSys expands backup power solutions

EnerSys, a provider of stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has expanded its line of backup power solutions for the utility and renewable energy industries with PowerSafe OGi batteries. » Read full article

EFC Ontario Region 2017 Gala

Date & Location: Feb. 10 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Come celebrate this year’s Hollywood Gala with your industry peers from the Ontario Region, while enjoying a four-course dinner followed by an evening of entertainment and dancing.
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EAM Mid-Canada Electrical Expo

Date & Location: Feb. 22-23 • Winnipeg, Man.
Info: Hosted by the Electrical Association of Manitoba (EAM), this expo takes place once every two years, and the 2017 edition will combine EAM’s former LED Lighting Show as well.
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AEA Electrical Learning Expo

Date & Location: March 2 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: Alberta Electrical Association (formerly AEL) is hosting its one-day Electrical Learning Expo at the Marriott River Cree. Among the expo’s delegates are electrical contractors, maintenance supervisors, lighting design consultants, industrial electricians, electrical inspectors, consulting engineers, distributors and utility personnel.
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The Work Truck Show

Date & Location: March 15-17 • Indianapolis, Ind.
Info: The Work Truck Show features the newest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor covering more than 500,000 sf.
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Date & Location: March 28-29 • New York, N.Y.
Info: LEDucation is dedicated solely to LED technology and last year it drew an attendance of over 4200 and 300+ exhibits by manufacturers from the United States, Canada and Europe.
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