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Energy transition, future electricians, energy storage and more!

On March 22, EBPowerCon launches its final round of all-new Sessions to help you tackle the 21st Century. Plus TWO SPECIAL panel discussions: “Preparing our Apprentices & Electricians for the Future” AND “Talent Challenges & Opportunities in the Electrical Channel”.

Tips for streamlining your ESB Program application

Since the launch of Emissions Reduction Alberta’s Energy Savings for Business (ESB) Program last month, the has had over 1400 applicants and contractors register. Here are some tips for application success.

Construction coalition supports Toronto Declaration of inclusive workplaces

Developers, contractors, unions, associations and workers are uniting in a growing coalition supporting the Toronto Declaration of Inclusive Workplaces & Communities.

Rittal announces Quebec sales team

Enclosure manufacturer Rittal has unveiled its Quebec sales team of Simon Leger, Ashley Peluso, and Ana Cristina Quintero.

Even more electric fleet supports in British Columbia

Municipalities and businesses building their light-duty fleets with electric vehicles have access to new rebates and supports for charging infrastructure.

Becoming that someone who makes something

Read our story on Paul Violo, Louie Violo and George De Francesca: the Canadian electricians who developed a device that monitors a home’s branch circuits for ground faults.
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Special Discussion

From rendering to ribbon-cutting: Special Discussion

It takes some pretty smart people to drive the smart buildings of today and tomorrow. David Kennedy, editor of On-Site Magazine, joins us to talk about an upcoming panel he is moderating on March 17 with special guests Colin Flock of EllisDon, Erica Brabon of Black & McDonald, and Sam Boyajian of Modern Niagara. » WATCH, then register!
Products & Solutions 

Bob Ritzmann

Bob Ritzmann, Alltrade Industrial Contractors

A leader in the Canadian construction industry, Bob has over 30 years of industry experience. He founded Alltrade Industrial Contractors in 2011, and grew the business to over $50M in annual sales in less than 10 years. He joins EBPowerCon for the panel discussion “Preparing our Apprentices and Electricians for the Future”, March 22 at noon ET. » Learn more
Graeme Aitken

Graeme Aitken, Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario

Graeme is ECAO’s executive director, though he began his career as a construction & maintenance electrician, following in his father’s footsteps at IBEW Local 105 in Hamilton. He also joins EBPowerCon for the panel discussion “Preparing our Apprentices and Electricians for the Future, March 22 at noon ET”. » Learn more
Susan Boorman

Susan Boorman, IBEW Local 353

Susan is director of Education & Training at IBEW Local 353 in Toronto, where she oversees the growth and planning of the Education & Training department servicing 10,000+ members. We are pleased she’s joining us to round out the panel discussion “Preparing our Apprentices and Electricians for the Future”, March 22 at noon ET. » Learn more
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 
EB PowerCOn

EBPowerCon Extravaganza Day #3

Dates: March 22 to April 23 » More info

ECAA Fire Alarm Training Course

Dates & location: March 22-26, Edmonton » More info

ECA of Alberta Training Day & Convention

Dates & Location: May 27-30, Kananaskis, Alta. » More info

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