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Prairie provinces lead renewables expansion in Canada

“When people think about the Prairies, many of them think about fossil fuels. Interestingly, our projections show they are actually now leading the way in renewable energy growth [...],” said Darren Christie, Canada Energy Regulator.

ABB expanding EV charging with Bornes Quebec

ABB has partnered with the provider of electric vehicle charging solutions to ensure “wider availability of fast and convenient [EV] charging stations in the Province of Quebec, and to accelerate Canada’s move towards sustainable transportation”.

ECA of Alberta’s Sheri McLean passes the baton

Sheri McLean, executive director for the Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta, is retiring. “This is the best job and career I could ever have asked for,” she said.

Sumeet Sodhi EBH & Son’s new Lower Mainland DM

Prior to joining the distributor in April 2012, Sumeet served with B.C.’s Ministry of Social Development, and as the director of Admissions with Vancouver Career College.
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Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed electrical companies

Every year, we troll the companies recognized under the Canada’s Best Managed program, looking for those carrying out electrical work, or serving those who do. This year, some of our electrical colleagues have moved up in the rankings. » Learn more
Service Wire

NETCO launches OASIS to “support training in the electrical trades”

Ottawa is providing close to $5 million over five years to the National Electrical Trade Council for the project Online Apprentice Support Initiatives for Success (OASIS). » Read more

Chris Huether retiring; Richard Vollering steps as HPS’s CFO

Hammond Power Solutions has appointed Richard Vollering as chief financial officer and corporate secretary, replacing Chris Huether, who is retiring after a 35-year career with HPS. » Meet Richard

OPG, Toronto Hydro and TTC team up to electrify the fleet

“With the largest fleet of battery electric buses in North America, we are leading the charge toward full electrification... and this innovative partnership with OPG and Toronto Hydro is one more example of that,” said TTC CEO Rick Leary. » Learn more
Code Conundrum

Code Conundrum May 2021

Tackle the latest round of Code Conundrum questions, which test your knowledge of the CE Code-Part I. Here, you will also find answers to April’s questions. » Game on!
Hunting Lodge

A modern take on the “hunting lodge/cowboy shack”

Bruce Goode’s goal was to construct a multi-purpose building that would also serve as a mounting platform for a 28.35-kW solar PV system, which would provide 100% of the electricity needs for the entire property. » Read more
Digital Ceilings

Digital ceilings, energy savings, finding lost things

IoT has certainly become all the rage; unfortunately, a lot of technology companies are trying to force IoT into their solutions—even when it may not be an appropriate fit. » Read more
EB Salary Survey

BC Electrical Association Golf Tournament

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

Golf Day – Ontario Electrical League

Date & Location: October 5, Oakville, Ont. » More info

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