November 2019
Just Two Weeks Left Until Our Nova Scotia Solar Summit & Mixer!

On December 4, 2019, CanSIA is partnering with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines to co-host the Nova Scotia Solar Summit in Halifax! This one day event brings together representatives from the solar industry, key solar stakeholders from non-profit organizations and post-secondary institutions, as well as representatives from First Nation communities and federal, provincial and municipal governments. A draft program can be found on the event web page , along with a list of confirmed speakers.

We have an amazing lineup of exhibitors and are excited to have two amazing organizations sponsoring this event: Efficiency Nova Scotia and Polaron Solartech Corp. Click here to register for the Nova Scotia Solar Summit! CanSIA Members interested in attending have access to our Member Travel Program and our Air Canada travel discount code, which will help offset the costs of travel and accommodation for the Summit.

Following the Summit, CanSIA is also hosting its popular Solar Mixer just up the street at The Auction House! Join us for drinks, finger food and great conversation. Click here to register for the Nova Scotia Solar Mixer! Thank you to Nova Scotia Power and Rolls Battery for sponsoring this year's Mixer!

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring? A variety of sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor spaces are still available! Email Julie Mair if you have any questions.
CanSIA News
Contest Alert: GoodLife Workplace Wellness

CanSIA Members who register before November 30th will be included in a draw to win 1 of 5 LG TVs from GoodLife Fitness! Email to get your unique ID code.

Click here to learn more about this contest.
The 2019 Issue of SOLutions Magazine is Here!

Keep an eye on your mailbox! Physical copies of this year's SOLutions Magazine were shipped out to members last week and the digital edition is now available! Click here to read it. Any CanSIA Member in good standing who hasn't received their physical copy and would like one can email
Updates To The CanSIA Cost Saving Programs

Earlier this year, CanSIA launched a series of Cost Savings Programs to help Members cut costs in a variety of ways, from travel to health and wellness.

As a reminder, the following programs are available for all CanSIA Corporate and Supporter Members:
  • CanSIA Member Travel Program
  • VIA Rail Corporate Discount Program
  • GoodLife Fitness Corporate Program
  • Hugh Wood Canada Insurance Program *Coming soon: Legal Expense Coverage will soon be added!

CanSIA is also proud to partner with Air Canada for certain conferences and events. Be sure to check out the Events page in the Member Portal to access active flight discount codes.

Please visit the member’s only area to learn more about these programs. Have some ideas on additional discount programs you'd like to see? Let us know! You can email them to Julie Mair ( ).
Reminder of Address Change

A friendly reminder to all our Members that CanSIA's address has changed. As of January 2018, CanSIA's mailing address is now 240 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, ON, K2P1X4 Canada . Please ensure that all mail communications are sent to the correct address.
Upcoming Events
The Buildings Show

Join CanSIA on Thursday, December 5th at The Buildings Show in Toronto, for our session titled " Utilizing Solar and Energy Storage Technologies to Reduce Facility Energy Costs"! Session speakers include CanSIA's President & CEO Wes Johnston, Fidel Reijerse from RESCo, and Todd Marron from Conserval Engineering Inc.

The Buildings Show provides an unforgettable experience as North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking for the design, construction and property management communities for the past 30 years.
New in 2019, the Show introduces Buildings Connect, a dynamic PropTech showcase directly impacting people, places, properties, portfolios, energy use and operational efficiencies. Explore technology innovations and connect with transformation influencers at Construct Canada and PM Expo in the South Building and HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion in the North Building.