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Feb 7, 2020

EIN EFC Scholarship 400The Electrical industry is “Powering a Changing World” in areas such as digitization, electrification, Internet of Things (IoT) and other emerging technologies providing many exciting career opportunities. The Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship program provides university and college students, who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics.

Over $140,000 will be awarded across 55 scholarships supported by many leading Canadian manufacturers and distributors. Students who are pursuing a career in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technologist/Technician, Industrial Distribution, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain Operations, Logistics, Data Analytics Management or Information Technology may apply.

“The program also offers the opportunity for students to engage with EFC member companies, offering employment and career opportunities. The electrical industry offers strong career development opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, plus aggressive careers paths in a sector with cutting-edge innovation. Career opportunities span such areas as: Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management, Operations, Information Technology and Human Resources,” said John Jefkins, VP Member Engagement & Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada.

Scholarship Applications Now Open! Students can apply at scholarship.electrofed.com. Deadline is May 31st, 2020. View the many scholarships HERE

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Value of Building Permits - DecemberThe total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities increased 7.4% to $8.7 billion in December. Increases were reported in five provinces, led by Ontario (+10.5% to $3.4 billion) and Quebec (+15.8% to $2.2 billion). For 2019 overall, municipalities issued $102.4 billion worth of permits, up 2.6% compared with 2018.

Value of residential permits up

The total value of permits for multi-family dwellings was up 15.9% to $2.9 billion in December, mostly due to large projects in the census metropolitan areas (CMAs) of Montreal and Vancouver.

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Sean BernardBy Blake Marchand

Sean Bernard is the Intelligent Controls Manager, Canada for Ideal Industries. Sean resides in Whitby with his wife, Melissa and their daughter, Everleigh.

Sean joined Ideal Industries mid-2019 after 13-years in lighting, working for companies like Phillips, Franklin Empire, and Standard Products. Throughout that time, he made his way from inside sales, to outside sales and up into management.

 

 

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