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Be prepared for unpredictable weather this winter

While some days can be delightfully mild, others can be unforgivingly harsh: from high winds to deep freezes, blizzards to ice storms, it can be difficult to predict what Mother Nature has in store from one day to the next. Bad weather can lead to a number of challenges that can pose safety risks, including…

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Let’s talk about mental health

At Alectra, we are proud to join millions of Canadians nation-wide by participating in Bell Let’s Talk. The goal is to end the stigma and to explore ways to improve our mental health. Mental health issues affect people of all ages and takes on many forms including depression, anxiety and schizophrenia, to name a few.…

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Alectra Utilities calls for National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Alectra Utilities joins electricity companies across Canada for an industry-wide call on the federal government to designate July 10 as National Lineworker Appreciation Day. “Alectra is proud to join the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) to recognize the hard and often times dangerous work our Lineworker’s complete on a daily basis,” says Max Cananzi, President, Alectra…

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Alectra Invests in Capital Infrastructure in Dundas

Alectra Utilities is continuing its efforts to re-vitalize critical electrical infrastructure in the Dundas area of Hamilton, announcing the beginning of a two-part modernization project totalling $2 million. The first of the two-phase project runs along Park Street East, Cross Street, Victoria Street and Caley Street and will replace the old four kilovolt (kV) system,…

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Alectra employees raise over $22000 for Heart and Stroke

Alectra Utilities’ employees showed real heart in fielding a total of seven teams to participate in the 2018 Heart and Stroke Foundation ‘Big Bike’ ride – raising over $22,500. Employees raised money for heart and stroke research and rode the 29-seat ‘Big Bike’ through communities in Alectra’s service territory including: Barrie, Brampton, Hamilton, Markham, Mississauga,…

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Alectra Utilities and General Motors generate energy-saving projects to power over 3,000 homes a year

Through the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) Save on Energy conservation program offered by Alectra Utilities, General Motors’ St. Catharines Propulsion Plant is finding efficiencies to ensure it’s manufacturing engines and transmissions in a safe and responsible way, with the smallest possible impact on the environment. Through working with Alectra Utilities, GM’s St. Catharines facility…

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Alectra’s first annual sustainability report showcases company’s early successes

Alectra’s recently released annual sustainability report showcases the company’s many achievements during its first year of operations as Canada’s largest municipally-owned electric utility, serving nearly one million homes and businesses in Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe area. The 2017 Annual Sustainability Report entitled “Our Sustainable Journey”, highlights the unique environmental, social and economic initiatives undertaken by…

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