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December 19, 2019

CEL’s Calgary team serves up the spirit of giving.

The team at CEL Electrical Contractors is used to lighting up buildings. But they all agree that nothing compares to the feeling of lighting up the faces of young families ahead of the holiday season. In what has become an annual tradition, staff from CEL’s Calgary office played the role of Santa’s little helpers, serving up food and smiles at the Louise Dean Centre’s Christmas dinner. The children were thrilled as Santa Claus made a special appearance, and brought a sack of gifts. Once he’d seen all of the children, Santa even made time for the big kids from CEL. The Louise Dean Centre is a school dedicated to the unique needs of pregnant teens and young mothers. It provides valuable services and a supportive environment that allows these students to continue with their education – within a safe, nurturing environment for newborns and young children. The program is operated through a partnership between Catholic Family Services (CFS) and the Calgary Board of Education. Patricia Jones, CEO of Catholic Family Services appreciates the ongoing work CEL does on behalf of CFS.

“The CEL crew is fantastic. They are very understated. They show up to do their job without fanfare. We are so lucky to have them,” Jones beamed.
In addition to volunteering their time to the Louise Dean Centre, CEL is proud to lend its financial support to this incredible organization. Across the country, CEL and its employees take great pride in supporting the communities where they work and call home. On behalf of the entire team, from Alberta to Ontario, CEL wishes you and yours a warm and magical Merry Christmas.

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June 4, 2019 London office wins CEL 2018 President’s Safety Award

As CEL’s newest branch, the London, Ontario office had something to prove. They demonstrated their ability to quickly get on board with CEL’s core values and meet the rigorous demands of our safety culture as a branch start-up.

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May 19, 2019 CEL helps Put the Boots to Hunger

CEL is looking forward to partnering with the Calgary Food Bank and Burnet Duckworth & Palmer (BD&P) to Put the Boots to Hunger™ at the 2019 Calgary Stampede.

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May 15, 2019 Looking back: Willie Unger reflects as CEL celebrates 40 years.

May 15, 2019 marked the 40th anniversary of Community Electric Ltd. (today, better known as CEL Electrical Contractors). As one of the original founders, President and CEO Willie Unger reflects fondly on his memories of a cagey company that defied the odds to become one of Western Canada’s most reputable electrical consulting firms.

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May 2, 2019 UP & Away Gala eclipses fundraising goals

We are pleased to report the 2019 UP & Away Charity Gala lived up to its name: and soared well above its $350,000 fundraising goal. This annual event is held in support of UP, an initiative of Catholic Family Service (CFS) created to empower people to unlock their potential and thrive.

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February 28, 2019 Joining the circle at Louise Dean School Family Fun Night

On February 28th, 2019, Louise Dean School held its Family Fun Night. CEL is a proud sponsor and supporter of this amazing school, which was created to allow and encourage young mothers and pregnant teens to complete their high school education.

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