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ENMAX Power energizes Calgary Safety Expo

/ Calgary

Media are invited to attend Calgary’s premium safety expo on March 10 and 11 at the City Hall Atrium. Over 35 exhibitors will host interactive displays, workshops and demonstrations for students in grades four to seven, focusing on safety at home, school and play.

ENMAX Power is proud to be a sponsor of this seventh annual event and will host a safety booth featuring everyday electrical hazards and a display of objects destroyed by electricity. Kids will test their ‘safety savvy’ as a series of electrical dangers are presented for them to identify. Kids will also have a chance to try on authentic Power Linemen safety gear.

​What:

​Calgary Safety Expo 2010

​Who:

​Over 3,200 students in grades four to seven

​Visuals:

​Interactive safety exhibits and activities such as Helmet safety (gelatin brain display; damage to eggs wearing protective helmets and others without); Fire (safe, timed escapes from ‘mock’ burning home); Escalator safety (damaged items on display – toys, shoes, etc.); Dog attacks (how NOT to get on the lunch menu); and more.

​When:

​March 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

​Where:

​The City of Calgary Municipal Building, Atrium

​Interviews:

​Alderman Diane Colley-Urquhart will be available for interviews on March 10 from 10:30 to 10:45 a.m.

​Other:

​(March 11) The Calgary Police Service will receive the Jim Gray Safer Calgary award (corporate category) in recognition for Operation Webfoot (2009). The initiative targeted disorder along the Elbow River with over 400 containers of alcohol seized or destroyed and unsafe boating practices prevented. The ceremony runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Calgary Power Reception Hall (Old City Hall). For more information call Garth Rabel (CFD) at 403-512-2288.


ENMAX Power Corporation, a subsidiary of ENMAX Corporation, and its predecessors have provided Albertans with safe and reliable electricity for more than 100 years. One of the most reliable urban utilities in Canada, ENMAX Power owns, operates and maintains the distribution and much of the transmission network in and around Calgary, which are activities regulated by the Alberta Utilities Commission. Non-regulated subsidiaries of ENMAX Power provide engineering, procurement, and construction services as well as maintenance for electrical servicing of residential and commercial developments and light rail transit systems.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Lauren Shaw
School Safety Coordinator
ENMAX Corporation
403-689-6460
lshaw@enmax.com

MEDIA CONTACT

Doris B. Kaufmann
Senior Media Relations Advisor
ENMAX Corporation
403-689-6150
mediaroom@enmax.com

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