Making the Smart Grid Smarter
AI is Powering Innovative Efficiency
The traditional power grid wasn’t built to be smart. It was built with one purpose in mind: generate massive amounts of power in a few locations and get that power as efficiently and reliably as possible to users.
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From bike lanes to new roads to promoting alternative ways of getting around, Prince Edward Island (PEI) is committed to actively investing in all forms of transportation.
This Maritime-based bus company is composed of three businesses committed to moving people daily: Coach Atlantic, which operates motorcoaches for group charters; Maritime Bus, which is concerned with daily scheduled bus line runs across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island; and T3 Transit, moving passengers in the municipal and rural communities of PEI.
The Fair Necessities: Bringing Communities Together through Candy, Carnivals, and Cattle
International Association of Fairs & Expos
Defined as a competitive exposition featuring agricultural products and animals, typically with related entertainment and amusements, the local or state fair has inhabited cities and counties around the world for more than 200 years, and the International Association of Fairs & Expos (IAFE) strives to keep the tradition strong.
The Illinois State Fair is an annual event that showcases the best Illinois has to offer. Every August, hundreds of thousands of people flock to the fair to get a corndog, ride the Giant Slide, and see the iconic butter cow, but this 366-acre campus has so much more to offer than the standard fair fare.
If there was a textbook showing how to expand a company globally, Hangcha could write that textbook, and Hangcha Forklift Canada would make a perfect case study.
Established in 1983 in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Mahler Machining has grown from a manual machine shop into a flourishing CNC machining facility committed to creating quality products and providing exemplary service worthy of a true leader in the machining industry.
First responders at a traffic accident at night not only have to act quickly to save lives, they also face the danger of oncoming cars while they do it.
Working to fulfill its original mission of being the best concrete company in the South, Delta Industries continues to build upon the foundation laid in 1945 with a strong leadership team that represents almost 200 years of combined experience.
For any company to stay in business for decades is an achievement, but being successful for 140 years and counting is nothing less than remarkable.
Known locally as Peter Luizzi & Bros Contracting in its hometown of Watervliet, New York, there’s much more to Luizzi Companies than the paving and driveway repair business that first built its reputation when it started in the 1950s.
What first comes to mind when you hear the word disability? For many people, it is an image of a wheelchair. But the reality is far more encompassing.
“A 5-star experience for me means you feel like you’re a cherished guest, as opposed to a person with a cherished credit card,” writes Tara Baxendale of Toronto, in response to a survey from this writer asking what a 5-star experience means.
Corryn Clemence, CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of PEI (TIAPEI), arrived in Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province, for a two-week visit in 1997, the year the Confederation Bridge opened. She was so enchanted by the island that her two-week stay extended to two months.
The Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick (TIANB) is the premier organization for the assistance and benefit of both tourism and hospitality in its eponymous home province. The association is now celebrating its 40th anniversary, having gotten its start in September 1983 under its original name, Hospitality New Brunswick Inc. Before that, only a couple of local hoteliers and restaurateurs were registered on the patent, but the association was eventually incorporated under its current name in 1991, both to bring it up to speed with more modern organizations and to operate under a broader umbrella.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport (Halifax Stanfield), Atlantic Canada’s largest airport, served 3.1 million passengers and processed 37,000 metric tonnes of cargo last year, generating an annual economic impact of $3.4 billion for the regional economy.
Committed to creating a workforce for the tourism industry that’s among the best in the world, Tourism HR Canada celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
When Angela Nagy was 18, she was hired to coordinate grants to build an interpretive greenway trail along Mission Creek in Kelowna, British Columbia, about four and a half hours northeast of Vancouver. The aim was to protect the ecosystem of the creek and support community learning about native species, history, and conservation.
Across the country, small but growing communities are working hard to invest in local infrastructure to sustain the growth that is taking place. This is particularly true of the city of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, a suburb of Madison that has gone to great lengths to take advantage of the growth and opportunity that presents itself.
Founded in 1985, Twin Cities Development (TCD) supports economic growth within Western Nebraska. The association is always eager to welcome new businesses and supports newcomers like family, TCD Executive Director Jordan Diedrich reports. This support includes connecting talent and industry, providing housing options, offering site selection assistance, and supporting economic development projects.
Consistency, continuity, and quality have been central to the success of MMP Architects Inc., based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and founded nearly a century ago. In addition to its impressive heritage and sharp design skills, the company has a technology-savvy attitude, low staff turnover, and a customer-friendly ethos.
The Evolution of Shopping Centres