BCEA PowerUp Podcast

BCEA PowerUp Podcast

The PowerUp Podcast is presented by the BCEA as your window into the electrical industry in British Columbia. News, market insights and long form interviews with influential members of the electrical industry is just some of the valuable content that you can find with the PowerUp Podcast.


May 9, 2023 51 mins

PowerUp Podcast 2.0:

We introduce the new hosts of the PowerUp Podcast before jumping into an inspiring interview with Allison Straghan, President & Owner of Code Electric Products. This fascinating conversation covers both Allison's incredible career and also her outlook on the many challenges our industry is facing today.

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Please enjoy an enlightening discussion and forecast for the year ahead in the construction industry in BC with Chris Gardner. 

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Chris and Andrew sit down this week to discuss  the upcoming  BCEA (formerly known as LINK) conference. They also discuss an exciting new Co-op program to help bring young talent into the industry. 

And finally we flip the script this week as Chris Brams goes from interviewer to interviewee and has a discussion with Andrew about how he got started in the industry and where he wants to see it go in the future. 

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Chris Brams sits down this week with the President of Goodwin Industrial Electric, Perry McDougall. They discuss Perry's early years and the progression of his career, plus his unique outlook on employee work/life balance and how he is helping the future of the trades through his leadership in local apprenticeship programs.

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Chris and Andrew sit down this week to discuss the benefits and challenges of returning to an office setting and what changes we may see in a post Covid workplace. 

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Chris and Andrew sit down this week to have a look forward in the calendar at some upcoming BCEA events and share some fond memories from previous years. They also discuss one of the major issues everyone in this industry is facing right now, long deliveries and supply chain issues. 

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Episode 2 of the BCEA Power Up Podcast is here!

Please enjoy this interview with the President and founder of ETRO Construction, Mike Maierle. Since opening in 2015, ETRO has quickly become one of the fastest growing construction companies in BC and Mike offers us a number of his insights on a wide variety of topics. From the struggles of 2020 to the opportunities that will come in 2021 and beyond, this is an intriguing conver...

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Please enjoy the first full length episode of the BCEA PowerUp Podcast presented by the U40.

Andrew MacLeod and Chris Brams sit down with Tim Horsman, the president and CEO of E.B. Horsman to discuss the early years of his career and how he has grown into his role today. It is an insightful look into the history, the present and the future of the electrical industry in BC.

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Please listen to this short clip from our upcoming interview with the President & CEO of E.B. Horsman, Tim Horsman. It is an insightful conversation about Tim's experiences throughout his career as well as his outlook on the current and future states of the electrical industry in BC.

Please subscribe to the Power Up Podcast to make sure you don't miss any of the exciting episodes we have coming this year.

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Stay tuned for future episodes of the PowerUp Podcast.

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