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CE Code 2018 well on track • From the Editor

CSA Group’s annual Committee Week is a great venue for networking with CE Code-Part I Technical Committee (TC) members, who bring their own regional perspectives to the discussions that, eventually, lead to a new CE Code.

Susan Uthayakumar to lead Schneider Electric Canada

She succeeds Juan Macias, who will go on to lead Schneider Electric’s Prosumer in the New World of Energy initiative across the company.

Bartle & Gibson donation “instils confidence” in trades students

The distributor contributed $37,500 to the “Bright Horizons-Building for Skills” fundraising campaign for the new trades complex on Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus.

BC Hydro and Technical Safety BC to share connection info

Both organizations will now be able to better verify that the electrical work done at a site is safe before proceeding with the service connections, they say.

Nova Scotia Power to roll out smart meters, starting 2019

Among the various benefits cited, Nova Scotia Power says the smart meter rollout will help customers using solar power, who require a special meter.

Omron announces office move and multiple acquisitions

“Our new offices enhance customer interaction with our latest technologies as they seek solutions to their manufacturing challenges,” said Omron Canada General Manager Peter Brouwer.

Jim Taggart now leads IMARK Canada

“I look forward to working closely with the IMARK Canada members and preferred suppliers to expand and grow their business,” Jim said. » Read full article
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Convectair’s Connectair is an open, scalable, secure home ecosystem

With cloud capability, Connectair’s ecosystem includes elements such as heating, lighting, door locks, shutters and water valves, as well as security items. » Register

FSR extends Project Wall Box line with 2017’s PWB-320 and PWB-323

The boxes are designed to fit 16-in. on center stub bays and simplify audio visual and IT installations. » Read full article

Inolift is adjustable for all breakers and cells

Debuting in Saskatoon at the PEMAC annual conference, the Inolift aims to safeguard your back and hands while servicing or testing breakers. » Read full article

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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NEMRA Annual Conference 2018

Date & Location: January 31 - February 3 • San Diego, Calif.
Info: The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is hosting its 2018 annual conference. Among NEMRA’s membership are members of CEMRA, the Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association.
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