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October 31, 2018

Schneider Electric Canada joins AD Canada as supplier partner

The agreement, which will come into effect on Nov. 1, covers Schneider’s complete distribution equipment portfolio.

Technical Safety BC highlights common causes of residential electrical fires

To mark Fire Prevention Week (FPW), which ran from Oct. 7 to 13, Technical Safety BC encouraged consumers to work with licensed electrical contractors.

Southwire EVP Hans Meiring to retire

New job-site conveniences offered online are supported in the field by service team members with backgrounds as electricians or in luminaire manufacturing.

Klein Tools acquires Ergodyne

Tom Votel will remain president of Ergodyne, operating it as a separate business unit at its current headquarters (HQ) in St. Paul, Minn.

Ontario plans 1:1 apprenticeship ratio and winding down OCoT

As part of its Making Ontario Open for Business Act, the government is also implementing a moratorium on trade classifications and reclassifications and looking at new ways to promote the skilled trades. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Leviton’s Mini Plug-In Outlet makes any small appliance ‘smart’

Using the ‘My Leviton’ app, the device provides the ability to create schedules, control activities from any location and integrate optional voice control with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. » Read full article

Hubbell’s Burndy Y10 tools strip and cut soft metal wires

The new product line includes Y101300C for cutting cable ties and wires and Y101400SC for stripping and cutting soft metal wires. » Read full article

Newest Starline raceway powers fitness equipment

The variation of Universal Electric’s Starline plug-in raceway product line integrates power and data cabling for console-type fitness equipment. » Read full article

8th Annual EFC Future Forum

Dates & Locations: November 6 • Brampton, Ont.
Info: Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is hosting The Future Forum at Pearson Convention Center. This event will provide a unique opportunity for you to gain insight about how to strengthen and expand your sales and marketing strategies when the social media and digital revolution has transformed the public relations (PR) arena. You will receive an update on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), what it takes to be compliant and why it’s important for your business. The EFC Marketing Awards will also be presented, including a digital innovation category sponsored by Electrical Business magazine.
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LINK Conference 2018

Dates & Locations: November 14-15 • Vancouver
Info: The B.C. Electrical Association (BCEA) presents its third annual LINK Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, featuring speakers, training opportunities and more.
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The Buildings Show

Date & Location: November 28-30 • Toronto
Info: The Buildings Show, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, has become North America's largest event with products, services, educational programming and professional networking for the design, architecture, construction and real estate sectors. This year, STONEX Canada relocates with the World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion and the HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s North Building, while Construct Canada and PM Expo expand in the South Building.
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