Archive for Category: "Industry News"
Transformers will always be essential to a dependable supply of electric power throughout the grid. When one considers their role in preserving the integrity of Canada’s (and North America’s) electrical grid, the strategic importance of a local supply of “Quality Engineered and Made in Canada” transformers for Canada’s electrical utilities and large industrials, is clearly [...]
Founded by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), along with 16 leading Canadian manufacturers of information technology and consumer electronics products, the Electronics Product Stewardship Canada (EPSC) has been an active driver in the design of electronics end-of-life programs in Canada. Furthermore, the unique logistics of the Canadian marketplace have [...]
5Th Annual Ontario Region Gala- Chocolate & Cherry Event Still On The semi-formal gala will still take place from 7:30pm -12:00pm at the Hilton Suites Markham Conference Centre and Spa. The current storm likely to subside in afternoon.
Smart Grid Update- Feedback on IEC Proposal EFC is working with partners in playing a leadership role in Smart Grid. Bill Bryans, VP Technical Services, is representing EFC on this initiative working with Standards Council of Canada and other partners. See the links below for additional information and participation opportunities for your companies on feedback [...]
EFC recognizes the exceptional contributions made by individuals to the Canadian electrical, electronic or telecommunications industry at the community, regional or national level through our annual Industry Recognition Award. Established in 2000, we ask members to nominate a current or past member who has exhibited outstanding leadership in the development and advancement of our industry. [...]
Industry Information At Your Finger Tips EFC is excited to release an updated version of the EFC website.This site will provide easier navigation and valuable content of key areas of interest for EFC members. It also effectively positions EFC as a Canadian Association educating visitors inquiring about our industry. This includes industry careers, scholarship and [...]
Susan Winter Appointed 2013 Executive Vice President by RABC In addition to her role as VP, Consumer Electronics Marketers of Canada at EFC, Susan Winter has been appointed Executive Vice President by The Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC). RABC provides broadly-based, unbiased and technically-expert advice to the Government of Canada and to industry on [...]
The EFC Scholarship Foundation awarded over $100,000 in funding in 2012 to 45 students- click here for complete list of winners. Over $600,000 has been awarded since inception of this program. Students are benefiting from the financial support and encouragement from our industry- “I am very honoured to have won the award and I appreciate [...]
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Barack Obama’s Re-election as President of the United States of America
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s re-election as President of the United States of America: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate President Barack Obama on his victory in tonight’s election and on being re-elected by the American people for a second term. [...]
The 5th annual Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CCSR) conference – Canada’s largest – will be held in Ottawa on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at Algonquin College in The Robert C. Gillett Student Commons to celebrate and showcase excellence in CCSR. EFC is moderating a panel featuring – Panelists: Dave Rycroft- Vice President Energy Products [...]