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Rather than Top Stories of the Month, we decided to end the year with a look back at some of the top and/or favourite stories appearing in our weekly newsletters over the past year.

All the best in 2018 from the EBMag team!

Tunnels, mills, subsea cables, turnarounds and safety champs

Electrical Business Magazine congratulates the winners of its 2017 Canadian Electrical Awards program.

Ontario passes Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017

“This legislation could not have been introduced at a better time [...]” said Ron Johnson, director of Prompt Payment Ontario, after it was announced the province passed The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 (a.k.a. Bill 142).

Canada’s electrical industry has the “Power to Build”

“All of our members can supply every electrical need that is required by Habitat for Humanity,” said Techspan’s Frank Dunnigan as he explained the new EFC campaign.

Deziel Drive branch family moves back home

The Graybar Canada branch staff of 2760 Deziel Drive (Windsor, Ont.) moved back home, after being displaced by an F2 tornado.

ECAO and IBEW to walk the JUNO Red Carpet

This year’s JUNO Awards had a new set of stars walking the Red Carpet at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

Brandt purchase of Saskatoon manufacturing facility finalized

The Brandt Group concluded its purchase of the former Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. “world-class” facility in Saskatoon.

FIA Formula E racing at the Montreal ePrix!

“It is only natural that we support this major event,” said Éric Martel, president & CEO of Hydro-Quebec.

The “short, skinny kid with long hair” earns Industry Recognition Award

“[To] be nominated for this [award], and to be chosen to receive the award, is probably a highlight of the career...” said Electrozad’s Bill Smith.

Building trades monument “a gift to all Canadians”

Canada’s national monument to the men and women of the building trades was unveiled in Ottawa by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Say Hello to Technical Safety BC, formerly BC Safety Authority

“Our new identity will help distinguish us from other regulators [...]” said Catherine Roome.

Celebrating Canada150 at Nedco Electrifest

Check out our Photos, follow the link to our Photo Booth gallery, PLUS the “Movie Trailer”.

OBIT: Bruce Diplock, Dixon Electric • “Fun guy to be around”

The world lost a real character in Bruce Diplock—former president of Dixon Electric—who passed away at the age of 66.

Reflections and photos from IEEE PCIC

The largest industry conference for the IEEE Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee (IEEE-PCIC) was held in Calgary, and EBMag was there.

Arlington and Bridgeport settle all pending litigation

Arlington Industries Inc. and Bridgeport Fittings Inc. have settled all litigation currently pending between them.

ECA of Alberta’s 55th anniversary convention & Training Day

You can’t go wrong in Banff, but combine that location with ECAA’s convention and training day, and you have a winning recipe.

Hubbell Canada and Burndy Canada unification now complete

Hubbell Canada LP reports the final phase of the plan to unite with Burndy Canada Inc. into one legal entity is now complete.