The Big Picture

The Big Pictureby -Rick McCarten, VP, Operations, Electro-Federation CanadaFord just recently announced that they are setting up a research facility in San Jose, California to look at new forms of transportation and all of the software connected to new vehicles. They also announced that they see themselves not only in the car business, but in […]

Important EFC Member Information- AFCIs

EFC Joint Section Task Force In ActionCanadian Home Builders Association are petitioning regulators to remove Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) from the Canadian electrical code. This will result in a higher risk from residential fires. Previous articles in the InfoElectro magazine and weekly newsletters over the last couple of years have documented the huge potential […]

Environment Canada Update

Environment Canada UpdateEnvironment Canada informs EFC members of the publication of the draft Screening Assessment Report and Risk management Scope document for selenium and its compounds under the Substance Groupings Initiative of the Chemicals Management Plan. The draft Screening Assessment Report proposes that selenium and its compounds may be harmful to the environment and to […]

Information on Negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement

Negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement  The negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) is currently being negotiated by a group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members. Canada is included in this group.The objective is to achieve global free trade on environmental goods. In preparation for these negotiations, the Government of Canada is seeking input on a group […]

New Location- Toronto Hydro Presentation on EE Programs and Incentives

EFC Hosts Toronto Hydro Presentation Outlining the Utility’s Energy Efficiency Programs and Available IncentivesNew Location  Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:30am to 12:00pm (Brampton Room A & B)Hilton Garden InnToronto / Brampton2648 Steeles AvenueThe Lighting Section will host a presentation by Toronto Hydro on July 27th outlining the utility’s energy efficiency programs and the available incentives. Joe Bilé, Manager […]

Power2Feed Executive Pie Challenge

Six of your EFC industry colleagues have joined the Power2Feed Pie Challenge and agreed to take a pie in their face to help end childhood hunger.Learn more about the Power2Feed Pie Challenge here or visit www.Power2Feed.ca.P2F content – EFed e-newsletter – July 21 2015 

2015 EFC Member Satisfaction Survey Released

Key association contacts have been invited to participate in the 2015 Member Satisfaction Survey.  Results from the survey are used in our Annual Strategic Plan review and will help us understand the needs of the membership and how we can better offer programs and services to meet them.  If you would like to know who […]

EFC Federation Cup – August 19th

Networking Event of the SummerEFC Federation Cup Golf Tournament  August 19th Rattlesnake Golf ClubRegister TodayClick here for informationJoin your colleagues & friends for the industry’s premier Golf TournamentEFC Federation Cup on August 19th! If you are interested in branding your company name or logo in front of over 250 industry leaders, then golf sponsorship opportunities are a great media channel […]