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Employers 2018


This year's competition saw a record number of employers take part in the selection process, with an increased number of applicants from all regions of the country. 





Omron Automation Americas announced the grand opening of its expanded and relocated Montreal offices on October 30, 2017. The company will occupy new offices in a prestigious Dorval, Quebec business complex, with facilities that reflect how Omron does business in the 21st century.





Viscor Inc. has announced the appointment of John Pannunzio as Director of Customer Success and Business Strategy. In this new role, John brings his expertise to ensure an outwardly focused, customer centric view, while creating and restructuring internal processes to suit the demanding needs of the modern customer.




WAGO North America has appointed Shaun Nagi as Regional Sales Manager for British Colombia. Nagi brings both technical knowledge and a sales background to WAGO.



E.B. Horsman & Son


E.B. Horsman & Son has announced the winners of their scholarships, through the Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship Program. The recipients are Jason Wells, Cody Bessey and Lawrence Chiu. Jason Wells is working towards his Industrial Electrician Diploma at Thompson Rivers University. Jason is currently apprenticing at Canadian Forest Products and spends his free time helping people in need within his community



Paul Hill


Houle Electric Limited, one of BC’s largest electrical contractors, is pleased to announce its new President, Paul Hill (pictured right) who will be starting at Houle on February 5th 2018. Paul will take over the role from current President of 20 years, Robert Lashin (pictured left-below) who will remain as company CEO and Chair of the firm’s board of directors going forward.



Philips Crime Prevention

York Regional Police has partnered with Philips Lighting and Crime Stoppers on a crime prevention campaign to help homeowners. York Regional Police will be distributing 15,000 Philips LED light bulbs to homeowners across York Region. The goal is to have homeowners replace worn-out exterior lights to increase visibility at night.






ABB has announced a strategic realignment of its global transformer manufacturing, engineering and service footprint to enhance competitiveness in a dynamic market environment marked by increasing competition and consolidation in the rail industry. The move is part of the ‘Power Up’ transformation program in ABB’s Power Grids division.





SaskPower is piloting the use of LED streetlights, which are 40 to 60 per cent more energy efficient than traditional streetlights and require far less maintenance.





For the seventh year running, Schneider Electric has been included in CDP’s Climate A List of companies leading the fight against carbon emissions. Only 112 companies worldwide, among nearly 2,500 participants, are selected in this ranking. It recognizes the Group’s strategy of promoting environmentally and climate-friendly development as an intrinsic driver of business performance.




By Shoynear Morrison

The importance of using the right tone within communications and marketing can be easily underestimated. Within these fields words are used to convey specific messages and meaning regarding a brand.

What does the word tone mean and how can understanding its meaning allow you to apply this literacy device?

Well... The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word tone as an “accent or inflection expressive of a mood or emotion, the pitch of a word often used to express differences of meaning.” Aka… tone, is the way we say something and creates emotion. 






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