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October 9, 2019

Ontario’s WSIB ends unfunded liability charge

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is removing the unfunded liability charge, also known as the Past Claims Cost, from its rates.

The Luminaires Group acquired by Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acuity Brands, Inc., has entered into an agreement to purchase all of the equity interests of The Luminaires Group.

Stampfel joins Atkore as VP business development

Atkore International has named John Stampfel vice president of business development and strategy.

Recent electrocutions prompt ESA to issue warning

In just 24 hours, three confirmed electrical-related incidents involving four individuals were reported on worksites across Ontario, resulting in two reported fatalities and two critical injuries. All three incidents involved contact with overhead electrical wires. » Read full article

In memoriam: Tony Talarico of O’Neil Electric

It is with great sadness that O’Neil Electric announced the passing of Tony Talarico, executive vice president, on September 29. » Read full article

OmniCable to host Toronto open house on Oct. 23

OmniCable is inviting all Ontario and region electrical distributors to its Toronto branch open house, which will take place on October 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. » Read full article has a new look!

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Arlington announces launch of Steel Floor Box Kits

Arlington has launched Steel Floor Box Kits, which allow installers to install a receptacle and two low voltage openings in a new or existing floor. » Read full article

Flir launches CM94 clamp meter

Flir has launched a new clamp meter, the CM94, designed for high-current measurements on utility and industrial job sites. » Read full article
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AD North American Meeting 2019

Dates & Location: October 28-30 • Aurora, Colo.
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EFC Future Forum

Date & Location: November 6 • Vaughan, Ont.
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BCEA Link Conference

Dates & Location: November 13-14 • Richmond, B.C.
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The Buildings Show

Dates & Location: December 4-6 • Toronto, Ont.
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BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Dates & Location: February 9-13 • Tampa, Fla.
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