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December 5th, 2014

State of New Jersey Declares December 5, 2014 as Canadian Utility Workers Appreciation Day

Toronto,  ON:      Today  Chris  Christie,  the  Governor  of  the  State  of  New  Jersey

declared  December  5,  2014  as  Canadian  Utility  Workers  Appreciation  Day  in recognition  of  all  the  Canadian  utilities  that  provided  emergency  assistance  in  the aftermath of Super storm Sandy which occurred in October, 2012.  

Essex Powerlines Corporation together with other utilities and organizations across Ontario was proud to participate by sending two (2) power line employees to assist the  citizens  of  the  State  of  New  Jersey  in restoring  their  electrical  power  in  the aftermath of this natural disaster and to have these efforts recognized today by the Governor of New Jersey, Mr. Christie.

Essex power line employees, Ron Prudence and Doug Wales worked 12-16 hour days over the course of two (2) weeks assisting in the restoration of electrical power.

Essex  Powerlines  recognizes  that  our collective  efforts  assisted  in  a  time  of  need and only furthers the special bond with our American neighbours. 

For More Information Please Contact:

Joe Barile
General Manager
Essex Powerlines Corporation
(226) 252-6258 or (519) 990-2794

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