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October 16, 2019

Ontario electrical fatalities more common at home: ESA

The number of electrical fatalities among the general public now surpass those that occur at work, according to the ESA's Ontario Electrical Safety Report.

Electrify Canada opens first EV charging station

Electrify Canada opened its first direct-current electric vehicle (EV) charging station at Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills, Ont.

Hydro-Quebec celebrates 50th anniversary of Daniel-Johnson Dam

Hydro-Quebec recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Daniel-Johnson Dam, the world’s highest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam.
Signify: Eric Rondolat

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting finds a home with Signify

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is acquiring Cooper Lighting Solutions for US$1.4 billion from Eaton Corp. Subject to regulatory approvals and other conditions, the deal is expected to take place in Q1-2020. » Read full article

Registration open for IEEE – IAS – ESTMP 2020 Workshop

Registration is now open for the IEEE – IAS – ESTMP 2020 Workshop, which will be held in Edmonton, Alta., from March 16 to 18, 2020. » Read full article

Canadian firms launch first German Technology Day

Eplan, Pilz, Rittal and Wago, all companies in the automation and advanced manufacturing space, are launching Canada’s first-ever German Technology Day, taking place on November 19 in Mississauga, and November 21 in Kitchener. » Read full article

PPI names new technical director

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has appointed Toronto-based Patrick Vibien its technical director, director of education and power and communications division director of engineering. » Read full article

KEW launches new diagnostic insulation resistance testers

Kyoritsu Electric Works (KEW) has launched three new diagnostic 1000V insulation resistance testers, which it says have response times of 0.5 seconds. » Read full article
WAC Lighting

dweLED by WAC Lighting launches Houdini series LED chandeliers

New to the dweLED collection by WAC Lighting is the Houdini series of LED chandeliers. » 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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EFC Ontario Region Christmas Reception

Date & Location: November 28 • Woodbridge, Ont.
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EFC Atlantic Region Christmas Reception

Date & Location: December 3 • Atlantic Canada
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EFC Quebec Region Christmas Reception – Montreal

Date & Location: December 4 • St-Laurent, Que.
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The Buildings Show

Dates & Location: December 4-6 • Toronto, Ont.
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EFC Quebec Region Christmas Reception – Quebec City

Date & Location: December 12 • Quebec City, Que.
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BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

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