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Hydro One names recipients of Leonard S. Mandamin Scholarship

In celebration of National Aboriginal Day, Hydro One recognized 10 students selected for the Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship, granted annually to First Nations, Métis and Inuit post-secondary students. >> Read full article

Stanley Black & Decker hits the hammers for charity

Members of the Stanley Black & Decker Canada crew put on their hard hats for a good cause last week, taking part in the Habitat for Humanity GTA (Greater Toronto Region) Adopt-a-Day Program. >> Read full article

Electrical Safety Champions Wanted!

The 2016 edition of our Electrical Safety Champion Awards Program is here! It’s the first and only program of its kind in Canada, open to all Canadians across our nation and it’s free to enter! What’s stopping you? Get a nomination in today! >> Read full article

NETCO 2016 Training Conference lays out future

The National Electrical Trade Council (NETCO), also known as the “voice of Canada’s electrical industry on workforce development issues”, hosted a training conference in Vancouver on June 4, 2016, to consider the industry’s response to emerging technologies and related skills requirements. >> Read full article

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PHOTOS: Chatsworth Products celebrates 5 years in Canada

PHOTOS: Chatsworth Products celebrates 5 years in Canada

The grill was smoking at Chatsworth Products (CPI) in Vaughan, Ont. last Wednesday and Thursday as the global manufacturer of IT infrastructure equipment celebrated five years in Canada. >> Learn More…


Addressing issues with LED driver replacement

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA LSD 74-2016 Considerations of Field LED Driver Replacement. This new white paper discusses issues related to the field replacement of drivers in LED lighting fixtures, and how several aspects must be considered to ensure that the replacement driver will function the same as the original driver. >> Read full article

WARNING: Norpor immersion heater

UL is warning consumers and installers that Norpor immersion heaters may pose a shock hazard as they do not comply with UL’s safety requirements and are not authorized to bear the UL mark for Canada. >> Read full article

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RECALL: Shock hazard with 3M hard hats

RECALL: Shock hazard with 3M hard hats

The U.S. CPSC has advised us of a recall involving certain 3M vented hard hats sold online that were marketed to protect against electric shock but, in fact, do not. The recall involves about 7500 units sold under the 3M, 3M Tekk Protection and AOSafety brands. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Energy Network Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Date & Location: July 14 • Gormley, Ont.
Info: Join members of the Ontario energy industry to raise funds for the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation at Station Creek Golf Club located at 12657 Woodbine Ave. in Gormley. New this year: help your golf game and Sunnybrook by purchasing a Mulligan ticket! One Mulligan ticket is $20 and there’s a limit of two tickets per golfer. They will be sold on-site as well (cash only). >> More Info

IEEE PES General Meeting

Date & Location: July 17-21 • Boston, Mass.
Info: The 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held at Sheraton Boston Hotel. Organizers say the PES GM attracts over 3400 professionals from every segment of the electric power and energy industries. It features a comprehensive technical program, including super sessions, panel sessions, tutorials, and technical committee meetings and standards activities. >> More Info

EFC 16th Annual Federation Cup Golf

Date & Location: Aug. 24 • Milton, Ont.
Info: Join EFC for its 16th Annual Federation Cup Golf Tournament at the Rattlesnake Point Golf Club. There will be fun activities throughout the day as well as dinner. The Young Professional Network will be hosting the networking event. >> More Info

EAM Fall Golf Classic Tournament

Date & Location: Aug. 25 • Winnipeg, Man.
Info: EAM (Electrical Association of Manitoba) is hosting its Fall Golf Classic Tournament at the Elmhurst Golf & Country Club, a 15-minute drive from Winnipeg. Attendees will receive a T-Box prize with a special gift selected just for this event, according to organizers. Check-in will be followed by a barbecue lunch at 11 am, with the shotgun start at noon. The format is Texas Scramble. The 6 pm dinner has an international theme, “Tastes from Around the World”, with six food stations. >> More Info

Green Energy Doors Open 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 9-11 • Across Ontario & Alberta
Info: Green Energy Doors Open is a campaign brought to you by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). It’s a province-wide, year-round communications campaign and showcase of individual, community and commercial sustainable energy projects organized and spearheaded by OSEA. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% sustainable energy system. The event is free to participate in as a host and to attend. >> More Info