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New sessions! New Opportunities!

On February 22, EBPowerCon launches a new round of Sessions and Speakers to help you tackle the 21st Century. Learn about electrified transport with Stephen Koskoletos and opportunities in lighting with Martin Stephenson, while Adrian Thomas delves into Sustainability, Digitalization, and Diversity.

ECAO has a seat on the Ontario Vaccination Support Council

We speak with Graeme Aitken, executive director of Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario, to learn more about ECAO’s role on the council.

Signify’s Grinstead retiring; Martin Stephenson stepping in

Martin assumes this role in addition to his current position as head of North American Systems & Services at Signify.

CanREA reports 2020 provided a “solid foundation for growth” in 2021

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association says Canada’s wind energy, solar energy and energy storage sectors “ended 2020 in a strong position, ready to expand significantly in 2021”.

Audrey Taylor helps us “see” inside Li-ion batteries

A researcher working at Simon Fraser University, Audrey Taylor has developed a tool that enables rapid testing of the particles inside Li-ion batteries, thereby giving battery developers the ability to “see” inside them.

Absence of voltage testing: An update on accepted approaches

This is a vital step in the process of verifying and establishing a deenergized state for any electrical system, but the key is verification.

Loyalist College to offer Siemens mechatronics certification

Students at Loyalist will soon have the opportunity to work toward Level 1 and 2 Mechatronics Systems certification, based on Siemens’ globally recognized program.

Get ready to celebrate HR Leaders in Electricity

We are joined by Michelle Branigan of Electricity Human Resources Canada, who explains the importance of its annual awards program to human resource best practices.

AD Canada launches as a distinct business unit

“Establishing the AD Canada business unit is a very clear signal that our leadership and board of directors are committed to the continued growth of our members and supplier partners in the Canadian market,” said Bill Weisberg, AD chair & CEO.
Roger Little

Rexel acquires WESCO’s Canadian Utility business

“This is a unique opportunity for Rexel to accelerate its development in Canada in the attractive and green hydro utility business, and to increase its recurring service revenues,” says Roger Little, CEO of Rexel Canada. » Read more

Eaton Power Defense MCCBs

At the Eaton booth, Bryan & Chris are showing off the new Power Defense family of MCCBs; these designs incorporate the latest in innovation with high reliability. » Visit them at EBPowerCon

Scepter JBox with hinged cover

Lots to see at the IPEX booth. My personal fave is the Scepter JBox with hinged cover. Spend a few minutes with me and Trent as he walks us through the product’s many benefits. » Learn about IPEX

Ledvance Selectable Slim Microdisk

Here’s something neat from Ledvance: the 1/2-in. Sylvania Value LED 5-colour Selectable Slim Microdisk, which fits directly under joists in new and remodel construction. » Check out their booth
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

BICSI Winter Conference

Dates: February 28-March 4 » More info


Dates & Location: May 5-6, Moncton » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE