Progress Report: Waterloo Region’s Community Carbon Footprint

Want to know how Waterloo Region is doing at reducing our GHG Footprint? Find out in this Report!

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Powerline Safety Week

Look Up, Look Out and #RespectThePower The impact of coming into contact with a powerline is instant and often lethal. Within the past decade, 23 Ontarians have died due to contact with live powerlines, and many more people have been seriously injured. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill you or cause serious [...]

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Conestoga College Expert Blog: Manufacturing Co-Op Programs

by: Melissa Deneault, Employer Relations Consultant, Conestoga College Are you an employer with recruitment needs in one of the following areas? If so, Conestoga College has a program with qualified co-op students and graduates to help meet those recruitment needs. Conestoga College’s career-focused education programs reflect Ontario’s changing job market and provide our students and [...]

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Message From the Chair: Manufacturing Summit 2017

The 2017 Manufacturing Summit will be held on Tuesday, May 9th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo. The keynote speakers this year will be Friedhelm Pickhard, Chairman of the Board at ETAS, a subsidiary of Bosch, and Kurtis McBride, CEO of Miovision, with an update on the [...]

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Sustainable Waterloo Region Expert Blog: Facing Climate Change – A 2016 Summary presented by Dianne Saxe

by Tarana Persaud Last week, Stantec in Waterloo hosted the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Dianne Saxe, who presented a summary of Ontario’s 2016 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report. With a full room of attendees, all eager to hear how we stand and how much progress has actually been accomplished, Dianne presented the facts with no beating around the [...]

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Conestoga College Expert Blog: Pre-Apprenticeship Food Processing/Millwright for Women

The KW YMCA in partnership with Conestoga College announce the Pre-Apprenticeship Food Processing/Millwright for Women program for May 2017. This tuition free program runs full-time during the day for 23 weeks and also features an additional 8 week practical work placement. Participants will be exposed to basic level apprenticeship training in two trades, Process Operator – Food Manufacturing and Millwright. Common core [...]

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Conestoga College Expert Blog: Program connects international students to Conestoga community

via Exchange Magazine Conestoga’s Student Life team reports an increase in volunteerism has supported growth of the college’s English Conversation Partner (ECP) program. Popularity of the program has been increasing annually since its inception in 2012 and it just wrapped up its most successful term yet; during Fall 2016 it connected more than 80 students [...]

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Sustainable Waterloo Region Expert Blog: Regional Sustainability Initaitive Member AET Group is Featured in Case Study

by Samantha Tavenor Regional Sustainability Initiative member AET Group is featured in a case study highlighting their three targets and how sustainability benefits their business. The Regional Sustainability Initiative provides opportunities for AET to participate and become active in sustainability – focused initiatives, such as the annual Carbon Cleanse. By encouraging friendly competition, the Regional Sustainability Initiative [...]

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E Craftsmen behind the scenes: No matter the size or complexity of a project, they all begin with an idea

Written by Allison Leonard The E Craftsmen team has a tried and true process to take that idea from inception to high performance prototype with exceptional efficiency and quality. 1. The quote We encourage the use of our custom, online form that helps customers communicate their needs and requirements exactly and quickly. Depending on your needs, [...]

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Five qualities to look for in a designer/manufacturer of custom transformers

Written by Blaine Gray, P Eng., Vice President 1. Experience The capabilities of a custom transformer manufacturer depend mainly on their depth of experience supported by strong craftsmanship, a streamlined process and a dependable contact. The E Craftsmen team is stacked with career professionals with incredible skill in engineering, manufacturing and customer service. 2. The one-stop-shop [...]

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