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Hydro One presented with 10th EEI Emergency Assistance Award

On Jan. 8, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) presented Hydro One with an Emergency Assistance Award for its support following the severe snowstorm that hit Manitoba in October, causing significant damage to its grid that resulted in power outages for hundreds of thousands of customers.

Guillevin acquires Electrical Wholesaler Edmonton Ltd.

Guillevin International recently announced the acquisition of Electrical Wholesaler Edmonton Ltd. (EWEL).

Northern Cables welcomes Dan Emond as VP sales and marketing

Northern Cables Inc.—a Canadian-owned and -operated manufacturer of commercial and industrial power and control cable—has appointed Dan Emond to vice-president of sales and marketing.

ABB Canada names Eric Deschenes head of electrification

ABB Canada has appointed Eric Deschenes as country managing director and head of electrification, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

New parking garage lighting improves visibility and safety

The lighting in the underground parking garage at L’Atrium du Sanctuaire, a 38,000-square-foot structure in Montreal, recently underwent a retrofit from Concept Illumination to improve visibility and safety for people passing through the garage, while also enhancing esthetics and reducing energy costs.

PWU supports Women for STEM program at Ontario Tech

The Power Workers’ Union (PWU) has entered into a 10-year partnership to support the Women for STEM Program at Ontario Tech University.
Ontario government

New marketing campaign aims to combat skilled trades shortage in Ontario

In an effort to address a serious labour shortage, which may only get worse, the Ontario government has launched a new marketing campaign to highlight quality, well-paying and flexible careers in the trades, under the slogan ‘Find a Career You Wouldn’t Trade.’ » Read full article
Square D

Square D’s ArcBlok designed to protect from dangerous arc flash events

Square D, a Schneider Electric brand, has announced that its patented arc flash mitigation technology, ArcBlok, is now available across Canada, for Model 6 Motor Control Centers. ArcBlok provides improved protection from dangerous arc flash events for electrical workers and equipment. » Read full article
Heilind Electronics

New Hyperbuss receptacle connectors for interconnect applications

Heilind Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components, introduces Amphenol Sine Systems’ new AT and ATV Series Hyperbuss receptacle connectors. This family of receptacle connectors is used in a variety of interconnect applications where a common “bussed” electrical pathway is required. » Read full article

EIAA Technical Conference

Dates & Location: Jan. 31-Feb. 1 • Edmonton, Alta.
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EFC 12th Annual Ontario Region Gala

Date & Location: Feb. 7 • Toronto, Ont.
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BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Dates & Location: Feb. 9-13 • Tampa, Fla.
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Manitoba Women in Trades Conference 2020

Dates & Location: Feb. 18-19 • Winnipeg, Man.
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Hearts for Heroes Gala – 10th anniversary

Dates & Location: Feb. 29 • Vaughan, Ont.
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 3-6 • Reno, Nev.
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Light + Building

Dates & Location: March 8-13 • Frankfurt, Germany
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Dates & Location: March 16-18 • Edmonton, Alta.
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