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Write your MP! Support passage of Canada Prompt Payment Act

The Senate of Canada unanimously passed Bill S-224 “Canada Prompt Payment Act”. Contractors are strongly encouraged to contact their MPs using the Example Letter to help Bill S-224 become reality.

Deadline today! Nominate for Canadian Electrical Awards

The extended deadline ends today, September 30. Now is the time to hunker down and take 10 to 15 minutes to fill in your nomination for the 2017 Canadian Electrical Awards, which recognize noteworthy Canadian electrical installations and electrical safety champions.

Say Hello to Technical Safety BC, formerly BC Safety Authority

Our new identity will help distinguish us from other regulators as we continue to build awareness, understanding and ownership of safety responsibilities among our clients and stakeholders,” said Catherine Roome, president & CEO of Technical Safety BC, formerly BC Safety Authority.

Welcome Jacquie Rankin and Ellen Cools to the EBMag team!

Electrical Business Magazine is pleased to welcome two new members to the team: Jacquie Rankin and Ellen Cools.

Will new WSIB rate framework be “fair, transparent and easy to understand”?

Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board says that—after conducting a multi-year engagement with experts and stakeholders—it is changing the way the board calculates employer premium rates.

Philips & American Tower partner on 4G/5G-enabled smart light poles

Philips Lighting and American Tower Corp. are developing a collocation-ready, 4G/5G-enabled LED smart light pole that aims to “accelerate the digital transformation of urban spaces and the adoption of smart city services”.

Technical Safety BC introducing “enhancements” to electrical FSR program

Technical Safety BC (formerly BC Safety Authority) is introducing “a number of enhancements” to the electrical field safety representative (FSR) program, including the introduction of a 3-year renewal cycle for all certificate classes.

Chigbo and Mlakar net $3500 Ontario Energy Network scholarships

The Ontario Energy Network announced the recipients of its 2017 scholarships, both of which have already spent some time working in the energy sector. Congratulations to Linda Chigbo and Kristina Mlakar.

WARNING: Unauthorized component mark on James Industry LED tube

Intertek issued a warning over a James Industry Group LLC direct replacement LED tube, which bears an unauthorized Intertek Recognized Component Certification Mark for Canada and the United States.