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April 27, 2019

Federal budget speech supports prompt payment legislation for trades

The Liberal government reiterated its commitment to implement the legislation and adjudicative measures for Canadian trade contractors.

Electrical Business names new account manager

“I am very excited and proud to be part of the Electrical Business team,” says Jennifer Dilorio, who stepped into the role at the beginning of April.

VIDEO: Shazam! premieres with electrifying Tesla coil show

“Our lighting throwing act was a natural match for the movie because it was a real-life demonstration of one of Shazam’s super powers,” says Michael Ravenwood.

Jason Prevost joins Leviton as VP of distribution

Prevost worked for Standard Products for nearly 15 years. In his new role with Leviton, he succeeds Gabriel Massabni, who is set to retire next year.

OmniCable opens first Canadian branch

The approximately 50,000-sf ‘OmniCable Toronto’ facility, located in Brampton, Ont., will service electrical distributors across Canada.

Eddy Group president announces retirement

Robyn Eddy will be succeeded by Keith Assaff and Jody MacDonald as co-presidents, effective Sept. 1, at which point she will move into an advisory role until Dec. 31. » Read full article

VIDEO: EFC's marketing awards return for 2019

This year’s program was launched in mid-April and the deadline for entries is June 28. is sponsoring the Digital Innovation category. » Watch video

ESA elects IESO president as chair of board

Peter Gregg joined the ESA board five years ago and has served as chair of its audit committee and a member of its human resources (HR) and investment committee. » Read full article

GE sells Current to AIP

The business unit’s portfolio includes LEDs, traditional lighting systems, ‘intelligent’ controls, networked sensors and software. » Read full article

Signify appoints Greg Kemp VP of professional sales in Canada

In his new role, based in Markham, Ont., Kemp will lead all professional channel operational and sales activities across the country. » Read full article