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Eaton is pleased to announce the appointment of Rahul Duggal to the position of Product Line Manager for Low Voltage Distribution Assembly (LVDA). Rahul will be located at Eaton’s world-class manufacturing facility in Milton, Ontario.



Darren Moncrieff, MCL (left), and Tim Horsman, E.B. Horsman & SonEffective October 1, 2018, E.B. Horsman & Son has acquired the brand, assets and contracts of Measurement & Controls Ltd., headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.


SchneiderAdditions to Schneider Electric’s award-winning software, EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert and Power SCADA Operation, provide the most complete insight into critical power networks and applications.

WAGOWago’s product management team grows with the addition of Evan Syens, who will be managing the electrical splicing connector solutions.

BradyJamie Button has been promoted to the position of Country Manager for Brady Canada.

LumenThe 7,400 sq. ft facility, Lumen’s 38th branch, is located at 3044, rue de Rouen, and is managed by Branch Manager Jean Le Haye. 

ONielOn September 27, O’Neil Electric celebrated an open house at its new location in Scarborough, Ontario with prizes and giveaways, as well as cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

SouthwireAfter more than 40 years in the wire and cable industry, Southwire’s Executive Vice President and President of Operations and International Business, Hans Meiring, will retire at the end of 2018.

WiRES&C Electric Canada Ltd. and WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy) are joining forces to present Sparks of Success: A Speed Mentoring Event with S&C.S&C Electric Canada Ltd. and WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy) are joining forces to present Sparks of Success: A Speed Mentoring Event with S&C.

Hydro OttawaRegistration has opened for a Hydro Ottawa electric vehicle charging station pilot program that will provide successful applicants with a FLO Home X5 Level 2 charger at a reduced cost.


Looking BackIn the 1930s to 1940s, CEDA’s Western Canada membership was very stable with old line independent companies like Horsman, Ashdowns, Brettell, Marshall Wells, Electrical Supplies Ltd., etc.

Small electrical distributors just were not acceptable for membership as they did not carry the main-line manufacturers’ goods, publish a wiring device catalogue, or employ four to five salesmen as CEDA requested.

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Laura Dempsey

Owen Hurst

Laura Dempsey has been working as an outside sales representative for E.B. Horsman & Son for over 15 years, and is a member of the BCEA U40 network of young professionals. She lives in Langley, BC and is proud of her position and work with E.B. Horsman, particularly as she is the second Dempsey generation to work for the company.

Laura’s mother Shelly has worked at E.B. Horsman for over 25 years, and instilled in Laura a determination to succeed. Laura followed in her mother’s footsteps after witnessing how much her mother enjoyed her work and the people she works with at E.B. Horsman.

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Laura Dempsey

Line Goyette

I've known John Sencich since CEW began publishing. He agreed from the outset to be part of the newsletter’s Editorial Board. His contribution was regular and sustained. Always present to answer my technical questions, and refer me to the right person for additional information as needed. Always available despite his role as senior leader of an influential company.

Over the past five years, many industry insiders have cited John Sencich when I asked them to name someone who had made a difference in their lives or had inspired them as a leader.

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