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Behold! A recruiting network exclusive to manufacturing

“Annex brings exclusive and unparalleled reach into almost every corner of Canada’s massive manufacturing sector through our omni-channel brand networks,” says Scott Jamieson of the new recruiting network.

BC Electrical Association Golf Tournament

The tournament is occurring July 7 in Kelowna. Since this is not an “official” tournament, prizes will be through random draw.

The challenges and success of Gull Bay’s microgrid project

Gull Bay First Nation is home to Canada’s first fully integrated remote renewable energy storage microgrid. But with the remote location, cold temperatures, existing geotechnical subsurface conditions, etc., it was no mean feat!

BEQ customers can now access ABB charging solutions

“We are proud of this strategic agreement, which will result in greater customer satisfaction across our broad client base, thanks to ABB’s excellent products,” said Sylvio Proteau, BEQ Technology.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Electrical Connections Where You Need Them

MELTRIC Switch-Rated devices make it easy to get power where you need it. These CSA rated plugs and receptacles can be configured a number of ways such as in-line connectors/switches or mounted on wall boxes, distribution panels, or directly on equipment. They can be easily installed as “line of sight” disconnects, eliminating the hassle of finding convenient mounting locations. Upgrade your electrical connections to Switch-Rated today! » Learn more
Tim MacDonald

Tim MacDonald retiring from Ideal Supply

Tim MacDonald, president of Ideal Supply, is retiring. He started his career with Ideal in 1981 and, in 1995, succeeded his father as president. He became CEO in 2000 and, in 2019, was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada. » Meet a legend

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Women IN power – Mackenzie Gillan

In our April 2021 edition, we introduced readers to meet some of the women, in various stages of their careers, who are powering up Canada’s electrical sector. This is Mackenzie Gillan’s story. » Meet Mackenzie

Smart buildings will affect you • from the editor

Smart buildings promise owners access to a near limitless stream of data, but is anyone actually using it for anything useful? More importantly, where do you fit into the smart building landscape? » Learn more

NETCO welcomes Chris Swick and Denise Miller

The National Electrical Trade Council welcomed a new national coordinator, and a communications & marketing coordinator, bringing the staff up to six. » Meet Chris and Denise
Atkore Calbrite

Atkore Calbrite hygienic liquidtight conduit and fittings

The Calbrite Flex offering has been expanded to include stainless steel hygienic liquidtight conduit and fittings that resist contamination from oils, dirt, dust and liquid, and are suitable for washdown environments. » Learn more
Schneider Electric

Shop for solar at the Schneider Electric Solar online store

The store helps you find all current Schneider Electric solar products that are available in the North American market, including the XW Pro and SW hybrid inverters, InsightHome and InsightFacility edge devices, as well as accessories. » Go shopping
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

EASA Convention “Keeping Industries Moving”

Dates & Location: June 27-29, Fort Worth, Texas » More info

BC Electrical Association Golf Tournament

Date & Location: July 7, Kelowna, B.C. » More info

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