Canada Signs-on to Net-Zero Government Initiative to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

Canada Signs-on to Net-Zero Government Initiative to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

The Government of Canada is committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations by 2050 through the Greening Government Strategy. On November 17, at COP 27, on behalf of the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that Canada has joined the Net-Zero Government Initiative.

Emily VanToever Joins Eddy Group as Branch Manager in Brand New Charlottetown Location

Emily VanToever Joins Eddy Group as Branch Manager in Brand New Charlottetown Location

Recently, Eddy Group Limited was pleased to announce Emily VanToever has accepted the position of Branch Manager at their new location in Charlottetown, PEI which is scheduled to open in early 2023. Emily began her new position on Monday, November 21, 2022, and will report to Richard Barker, Corporate Sales Manager.

EFC’s Supply Chain Network Names New Chair

EFC’s Supply Chain Network Names New Chair

Mark Djerrahian, ABB, has been appointed the new Chair of EFC’s Supply Chain Network. Mark has been on the Committee for several years and when asked to consider the Chair position, enthusiastically accepted the challenge. New this year is the Vice Chair position to be held by Chris Moon, Ideal Supply. He too has been on the Supply Chain committee since inception and brings great insight from a distribution perspective.

EFC Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Electric Avenue Manufacturing

EFC Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Electric Avenue Manufacturing

Founded in 2021, Electric Avenue had one mission, to speed up electrical vehicle adoption in North America by providing convenient, affordable, and easy-to-use smart charging solutions for residential and commercial use. Their charging system provides innovative technology that manages the communication between your electric vehicle, grid, building, and charger.

Southwire Announces Investment with Sinclair Digital Services

Southwire Announces Investment with Sinclair Digital Services

Supporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain generationally-sustainable, Southwire is pleased to announce a new commercial investment with Sinclair Digital Services, Inc.  Sinclair Digital Services, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is a designer, equipment reseller and system integrator of advanced connected buildings, with an emphasis on Direct Current (DC) microgrids.

Eaton Achieves Mansfield Rule Certification: What This Means for the Future of Inclusion and Diversity

Eaton Achieves Mansfield Rule Certification: What This Means for the Future of Inclusion and Diversity

Intelligent power management company Eaton is excited to announce that it has been named a Mansfield 2.0 Certified Legal Department (MRLD) and achieved the MRLD Certification Plus designation. These achievements indicate that the company has met MRLD’s consideration requirement by considering at least 50% historically underrepresented lawyers for its leadership roles and exceeded it, with underrepresented lawyers comprising at least 50% of Eaton’s current legal leadership team.

Schneider Electric Named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 for its Collaboration with Footprint Project to Deliver Microgrids for Disaster Relief

Schneider Electric Named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 for its Collaboration with Footprint Project to Deliver Microgrids for Disaster Relief

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, along with Footprint Project today announced their work to develop and deploy mobile, cloud-connected microgrids for disaster relief was named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 which features “200 extraordinary innovations changing our lives.”

Jennifer Schilling Appointed Westburne National Lighting Category Manager

Jennifer Schilling Appointed Westburne National Lighting Category Manager

Westburne are pleased to announce that Jennifer Schilling has accepted the position of National Lighting Category Manager for Westburne Canada. In this new role, Jennifer will work alongside Westburne’s Divisional Vendor Relations Managers to ensure that they have a healthy offering of the most current lighting products right across Canada.

Southwire’s Rich Stinson Named as Board Chairman of National Electrical Manufacturers Association

Southwire’s Rich Stinson Named as Board Chairman of National Electrical Manufacturers Association

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently announced that Rich Stinson, Southwire’s president and CEO, has been named as Chairman of its Board of Governors. “Rich has made countless contributions to NEMA in a number of leadership roles over the past decade.” said Debra Philips, NEMA president and CEO.

Ontario Finalizes Electrification and Energy Transition Panel – One More Step for Clean Energy

Ontario Finalizes Electrification and Energy Transition Panel – One More Step for Clean Energy

Ontario is planning for the long-term reliability and affordability of the province’s clean energy supply by appointing the remaining members of the Electrification and Energy Transition Panel. Today, the province appointed Dr. Monica Gattinger and Chief Emeritus Emily Whetung, former Chief of Curve Lake First Nation, to the Panel, where they join Panel Chair Mr. David Collie.