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Among six job types, project manager salaries consistently lead from 2014 to 2016. However, within ...
Lumen is proud to announce that its new headquarters and distribution centre in Laval has been ...
I came across an article listing new opportunities for electrical distribution. These products were ...
The Non-residential Building Construction Price Index (NRBCPI) was up 0.6% in the fourth quarter ...
As I retire from Electro-Federation Canada in May, I am truly optimistic about the future of EFC ...
Total investment in new housing construction rose 9.1% year over year to $4.3 billion in December, ...
Businesses in Canada spent $16.0 billion on in-house research and development (R&D) ...
“The products we distribute now will change as much in the next few years as cars did between ...
Some might call it eavesdropping, but we call it our uniquely unscientific methodology for tracking ...
Results from Bridge Energy Group’s 2017 Bridge Index Utility Industry Grid Operations Survey, ...

Carol McGlogan


Electro‐Federation Canada (EFC)’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Carol McGlogan as President & CEO of EFC, effective April 1, 2017. As President & CEO, Carol will lead the association in its efforts to impact, influence and support the electrical industry in Canada.

Carol is a long‐time supporter of EFC. She has served as past Chair of the EFC Board (2006) and as past Chair of the (former) Supply & Distribution Council (2002). She has also been an active participant on numerous EFC committees.

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20/20 Vision

John Baron

One of the most fascinating developments through my time in our remarkable electrical industry is the introduction of the electronic world to the electrical world. From someone who used to telex orders into factories on a long strip of punched paper over a dedicated phone line to EDI today, it has been an unbelievably transformational experience. Once the genie was placed into the systems, as opposed to out of the bottle, it has been one technological enhancement over the next.

This merging of electrical and electronic worlds is not completely unique to the electrical industry, but it is distinctive in its impact on our lives. We are experiencing the first wave of this convergence in our generation, and while we always have a need to define all the various generations — Boomers, X, Y, Millennials — we are all still in this together to be the best we can be for all the players in the game. The Internet of Things, smart homes, smart building automation, smart grids, they all impact our professional and personal lives with the touch of a finger or the sound of our voice.

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Changing Scene

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Flextherm Celebrates 25 Years With a Big Bang PHOTO: EIN-37/CEW-18-CS-Flextherm-400.jpg The floor ...
Electro-Federation Canada’s 6th Annual Future Forum, Thinking Smarter — Channel Products, Energy, ...
In partnership with Habitat for Humanity Québec, Convectair is donating two heating units ...
Do you know an industry member who has greatly contributed to the Canadian electrical industry and ...
Kendra Smith will be joining the company’s Nationals Accounts team as the Key Accounts ...
Rudy Provoost, chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Rexel, announced on January 20 that ...
In March 2014, Robertson Electric Wholesale will open its sixth branch to service London, ON and ...
Kevin Mallory, VP and GM of Hubbell Canada LP, recently announced the promotion of Steve Fraser to ...
Canada’s exports continued to expand and helped grow the economy in 2012 despite a global ...
Power management company Eaton and its Cooper Lighting division have released of the 2014 SOURCE ...

Peers & Profiles

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I didn’t wake up one day and go, “I want to work for my dad!” Actually, it was ...
    Ouellet Canada is celebrating 50 years in the Electrical Heating ...
  On February 27th Lumen opened their 36th branch in Ottawa, Ontario. ...
John Baron is President of Elec-Tech Sales Ltd., a manufacturing agent with headquarters in ...
  In September 1957, Ken Gerrie opened a storefront electrical supply counter in the growing ...
I met with Shoynear Morrison at the Lumen show in Montreal this past April — a welcomed ...
LEDVANCE GmbH, a new legally independent lamp manufacturing company born out of the former Osram ...
Murray Chamney is everywhere. He is involved in all initiatives, is active in the business ...
Many Millennials join our industry by indirect routes or by chance. Not so for Jonathan Clarke, who ...
Intermatic is a North American family-owned energy control company celebrating its 125th year in ...

Looking Back

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Electrical distribution companies operating in British Columbia will continue to get larger while ...
Golden anniversaries are celebrated by the mature, and our industry is allowed to celebrate ...
The last 50 years have been exciting ones for the electrical industry but they won’t compare to ...
The ceiling that had been placed on membership fees remained a point of contention among ...
The year 1982 started on a relatively good note for electrical distributors. Sales in the first ...
An $80,000 deficit from 1979 greeted the CEDA members at the 1980 Annual General Meeting...   ...
At the January 1976 meeting of the Board of Directors, the title of the association’s manager was ...
History was made. For the first time a woman, Mrs. Jeannine Wood, was elected CEDA President... ...
The lack of a strong public image had been an ongoing concern for the association, and at the ...
The benefit and financial viability of CEDA Current continued to be an issue...    

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