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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:
Essex Powerlines Corporation
(226) 252-6258 or (519) 990-2794