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Eddy Group is Rittal’s newest distribution partner in the Maritimes

“The Eddy Group has been a pillar of strength in the Maritimes, and we are proud to partner with them, to offer our extensive range of innovative, high-quality and reliable products and solutions to their customers in the Atlantic provinces,” said Tim Rourke, Rittal president.

Shamus Weiche receives Electrozad Scholarship Award 2017

Congratulations to this year’s recipient of the Electrozad Supply Memorial Scholarship Award—Shamus Weiche—son of Jacob “Jake” Weiche, sales manager with “The House that Service Built”.

SaskPower launches non-residential smart meter pilot

SaskPower has launched a pilot to test commercial and industrial smart meters as a part of its larger grid modernization program. About 500 will be installed on the sites of two participating industrial customers, as well as SaskPower and SaskEnergy facilities.

Manitoba introduces the Canadian Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

The Canadian Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act proposes administrative amendments to The Labour Mobility Act and The Regulated Health Professions Act to ensure that the labour mobility obligations set out under all domestic trade agreements would be covered.

BC Electrical Association sports a new look for Fall 2018

The British Columbia Electrical Association is sporting a new logo that, according to president & CEO Barbette Igonia, better aligns with the group’s “new direction and momentum”.

Chris Kennedy joins Ouellet as BC sales rep

Stéphane Larocque, national sales manager, Ouellet Canada, announced the appointment of Chris Kennedy as a sales representative for the Province of British Columbia.

Toby Thomman named president of WAGO North America

“I am excited and honoured to now be leading our team in North America. We are looking to expand our operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico in order to better serve the growing needs of our customers,” Thomman said.

Tunnels, Mills, Subsea Cables, Turnarounds and Safety Champs

Electrical Business Magazine congratulates the winners of its 2017 Canadian Electrical Awards program, the first and only program of its kind to recognize Canadian electrical professionals doing great work, and those paying attention to the health & safety of electrical workers. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Systemize your business for profits (4 of 4)

Are you struggling to determine whether your team is actually doing what they say they are doing? Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”: November 28 at 2 pm EST. » Register

Amerlux's new line of LED track luminaires

Amerlux has launched a new line of LED track and surface mount fixtures called SPEQ. Each fixture features an integral driver, no visible heat sink or venting, and a snoot that provides glare control. » Read full article

Fluke launches T6 Electrical Testers with FieldSense Technology

With the T6-600 and T6-1000, you can measure voltage up to 1000V through the open fork without test leads or exposed conductors, and also take true-rms measurements in crowded junction boxes or along conductors with inaccessible end points. » Read full article

Mersen upgrades Surge-Trap Pluggable Series

MIL-STD-810E vibration tested and UL 1449 4th Edition approved, the new STP series has a high short circuit rating and a thermally protected MOV, which “eliminates the need for additional overcurrent protection devices.” » Read full article

Systemize your Business for Profits

Date & Location: November 28 • Online
Info: Get your team doing things the right way by systemizing the business beyond yourself! Only when you systematize habits and create accountability can you control the outcome and drive productivity. Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”.
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The Buildings Show 2017

Date & Location: November 29 - December 1 • Toronto
Info: More than 30,500 trade professionals attend The Buildings Show to discover innovations across the building industry and source the latest materials, products and more from over 1600 Canadian and international exhibitors. Attendees can choose from 350+ seminars, panels, keynotes and roundtables.
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EFC Holiday Celebrations 2017

Dates & Locations: November 30 through December 13 • Various
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites you to start the holiday season off right by celebrating with industry colleagues and friends from coast-to-coast at an EFC reception. Registration is now open. Visit EBMag’s calendar page for dates and locations.
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