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Power Of WindTo celebrate Global Wind Day, the international annual day for discovering the power of wind, and the growing contribution of wind energy in Canada, CanWEA has launched the fourth annual Power of Wind Contest.

As Canada marks a milestone year in surpassing 10,000 MW of installed wind energy capacity, students entering or in post-secondary education are invited to submit a multimedia or written entry capturing why harnessing wind power and promoting its continued growth is important to Canada’s energy future.

Accepted formats include a 300 word blog; an audio or video link or file, up to 1 minute long; or a visual representation of the concept you’d like to portray.

Use your imagination and get creative!

Timing
The contest will run from June 15, 2015 (Global Wind Day) to midnight of September 6, 2015. The winner will be announced in Toronto at CanWEA’s Annual Awards Banquet on October 7, 2015.

Prizes
The winning categories for the Power of Wind Contest will be:

Best written entry: $1,000 bursary prize
Best multimedia entry: $1,000 bursary prize
Most creative submission: $1,000 bursary prize
One entry per person

Please email your file or link to info@friendsofwind.ca by no later than midnight of September 6, 2015. Please note files over 8MB will need to be submitted via a web transfer to info@friendsofwind.ca.

Terms and Conditions
The contest is open until midnight, September 6, 2015. Entries will be accepted as of June 15, 2015. This contest is open to participants from Canada. There is no entry fee, and each participant can submit only one entry to this contest. CanWEA employees and CanWEA member organizations are not eligible to take part in the contest, nor are their relatives or members of their families. CanWEA also reserves the right to use any blog submissions on its website or for any other marketing materials. The decision of the judges is final. Only the winners will be contacted after submissions have been reviewed.

To be eligible for the bursary, all applicants must (and will be required to provide proof of):

Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
For graduating high school or CEGEP students, proof of enrolment at a recognized Canadian publicly funded post-secondary school for the Fall 2015 academic term.
For full-time university or college students, proof of enrolment at a recognized publicly funded Canadian post-secondary school for the 2014/2015 and Fall 2015 academic terms.
By submitting your Entry you acknowledge that you give us permission to use your Entry and any information that you have provided to us for marketing the Power of Wind Contest and generating publicity. This includes, but is not limited to, using your image, name, blog, video, visual and information about your Entry.

http://friendsofwind.ca/power-of-wind-contest-2015/

 



 

LDS Aug Products Eaton AL Series Dimmers 400Eaton's Wiring Devices AL series dimmers offer a versatile option for any dimming application - fine tune the dimming performance to match your exact needs and change colors as needed to suit any décor.

Color change kits come with three color faceplates, offering design flexibility within one product. Select models are available in 4 different color combination packs.

 

 


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ESAAs the government continues a gradual, staged approach to reopen Ontario, ESA is assessing how they can safely resume in-person classroom training while adhering to Ontario Public Health guidelines. ESA is continuing to monitor key public health indicators and Stage 3 restrictions as efforts begin to reschedule previously postponed in-person classroom courses.

If you are registered in a postponed ESA course, they will notify you in the next couple of weeks of the rescheduled date. Please note that online courses are continuing as scheduled.

 

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