Third Annual Greenlee® Experience Contest Accepting Entries Until March 15

Third Annual Greenlee® Experience Contest Accepting Entries Until March 15

February 27, 2024 Greenlee® is bringing back Greenlee Experience for a third year to celebrate electrical and utility professionals for their hard work and achievements. Entries are being accepted until March 15 for the all-expenses-paid trip being held July 31 to August 2, 2024, at one of its manufacturing facilities in Elyria, Ohio. Six grand…

LEDVANCE Canada Welcomes Cristiano Konofal as National Account Manager

LEDVANCE Canada Welcomes Cristiano Konofal as National Account Manager

February 26, 2024 LEDVANCE Canada has introduced Cristiano Konofal as their National Account Manager. “I am thrilled to announce the return of Cristiano Konofal as a National Account Manager. Cristiano has extensive experience working with our customer base and has technical skills that will be an asset to our team. We look forward to seeing…

Government of Canada Invests in TDG Transit Design Group

Government of Canada Invests in TDG Transit Design Group

February 23, 2024 The Governemnt of Canada has announced a FedDev Ontario investment of over $1.6 million for TDG Transit Design Group, a manufacturer and designer of made-in-Canada, energy-efficient LED lighting systems for the global rail transit industry. Through this investment, TDG Transit Design Group will adopt new equipment at its newly expanded 10,000-square-foot facility…

Alberta to Invest in Apprenticeship Seats Through 2024 Budget

Alberta to Invest in Apprenticeship Seats Through 2024 Budget

February 23, 2024 Through their Budget 2024, Alberta’s government would invest an additional $24 million per year over the next three years to create 3,200 apprenticeship seats at 11 post-secondary institutions across the province. The new investment would bring the total funding through the Apprenticeship Learning Grant for the 2024-25 academic year to $78 million….

PataBid and City Electric Supply Introduce Estimating Software Promotion

PataBid and City Electric Supply Introduce Estimating Software Promotion

February 23, 2024  City Electric Supply Corporation CA and PataBid have joined forces to offer our mutual customers an exclusive discount on Quantify electrical estimating software.  Sign up for a free trial and link your CES account to your PataBid Quantify account to unlock this special offer. If you’re not registered with CES yet, drop by…

BC Builds to Deliver Thousands More Homes with Canada Contribution

BC Builds to Deliver Thousands More Homes with Canada Contribution

February 23, 2024 BC Builds, the Province’s new initiative to build more housing for people with middle incomes, will benefit from $2 billion in additional financing from the Government of Canada to help deliver thousands more homes that people with middle incomes who live and work in B.C. can afford. “All levels of government need to…

Robertson Electric Appoints Michelle Zeiger Director of Project Sales, GTA

Robertson Electric Appoints Michelle Zeiger Director of Project Sales, GTA

February 23, 2024 Robertson Electric Wholesale welcomes Michelle Zeiger as the Director of Project Sales within the GTA. Zeiger started in the role on February 1, 2024. “Michelle brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having previously worked at Independent Electric Supply and Beluce Canada Inc. (formerly Beghelli). She holds a degree from…

SkilledTradesBC CEO, Shelly Gray Named to BIV Influential Women in Business Award

SkilledTradesBC CEO, Shelly Gray Named to BIV Influential Women in Business Award

February 22, 2024 SkilledTradesBC have announced CEO Shelley Gray is one of six women selected for Business in Vancouver’s Influential Women in Business Awards 2024. Shelley’s nomination was based on her work leading the organization through a critical year of transition and transformation, including the implementation of Skilled Trades Certification. It also celebrated SkilledTradesBC’s record-breaking year in…

AEA Awards 2024: Carson Keen Presented with Emerging Leader Award

AEA Awards 2024: Carson Keen Presented with Emerging Leader Award

February 22, 2024 Carson Keen was presented with an Emerging Leader Award at the AEA Calgary 2023 Christmas Luncheon this past December for his remarkable career and contributions he continues to make within Alberta’s lighting industry. Carson’s career within the lighting industry began over 15 years ago, with 13 of those years being spent at…

New Supports Announced for Apprentices to Purchase Tools and Technology in Nova Scotia

New Supports Announced for Apprentices to Purchase Tools and Technology in Nova Scotia

February 22, 2024 Two new grants will help Nova Scotian apprentices purchase tools and technology to support their training and launch their careers. The Province will provide a one-time grant of up to $1,000 to purchase new tools, equipment and clothing required, while a technology support grant will offer up to $900 for a computer…

IDEAL Electrical™ and BILT® Make it Easier than Ever to Learn Conduit Bending

IDEAL Electrical™ and BILT® Make it Easier than Ever to Learn Conduit Bending

February 22, 2024 Conduit bending – one of the hardest skills for professional electricians to master – is now easier than ever to learn, thanks to a first-of-its kind partnership between BILT, an app that has revolutionized step-by-step interactive instructions for DIYers and IDEAL Electrical, a 108-year manufacturer of electrical tools and supplies for professional electricians.  The…

Light + Building 2024: Siemens to Unveil New Products and Partnerships to Advance Sustainable Infrastructure 

Light + Building 2024: Siemens to Unveil New Products and Partnerships to Advance Sustainable Infrastructure 

February 22, 2024 At Light + Building 2024, Siemens Smart Infrastructure will shine a spotlight on the innovative products, software and services, as well as the collaborations needed to drive true sustainability impact for customers and societies. The company’s focus for the 2024 show is ‘Technology to transform the everyday for everyone’, through which it…

Alcoa to Supply Nexans with Low-Carbon Aluminum, Including Metal from ELYSIS™ Technology

Alcoa to Supply Nexans with Low-Carbon Aluminum, Including Metal from ELYSIS™ Technology

February 22, 2024 Alcoa announced that it will supply global cable producer Nexans with aluminum produced from a revolutionary process that eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process. Nexans will be the world’s first cable manufacturer to use metal from the breakthrough ELYSIS™ process, which replaces all greenhouse gas emissions with…

Bartle & Gibson’s Greg Stephenson Elected Board Chair of AD Electrical – Canada

Bartle & Gibson’s Greg Stephenson Elected Board Chair of AD Electrical – Canada

February 15, 2024 Greg Stephenson, senior vice-president, electrical of Bartle & Gibson has been elected as AD Electrical – Canada’s new board chair. Drawing upon his three decades of invaluable industry experience within the electrical sector, in this new role Stephenson is poised to lead a board of eight individuals as the group offers guidance…

ABB Recognized with ‘A’ Score for Transparency on Climate Change

ABB Recognized with ‘A’ Score for Transparency on Climate Change

February 15, 2024 ABB has been recognized for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change by global environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), securing a place on its annual ‘A List’. Based on data reported through CDP’s 2023 Climate Change questionnaire, ABB is one of a small number of companies that achieved an ‘A’…

CAS Initiative Helping Employers Offset Costs of Apprentices Available until March 2024

CAS Initiative Helping Employers Offset Costs of Apprentices Available until March 2024

February 15, 2024 The Canadian Apprenticeship Service (CAS) offers financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who hire and train new first-year apprentices in 39 Red Seal trades in the construction and industrial/manufacturing sectors. The funding was introduced in 2022 and to date over 600 employers in Nova Scotia have benefitted from it. The…