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October 23, 2019

AD announces partnership with Insite Software

AD, a member-owned contractor and industrial products wholesale buying and marketing group, has announced it is adding Insite Software, a provider of B2B eCommerce solutions, to its portfolio.

General contractor conducted illegal electrical work on residential building

On Sept. 9, 2019, A+ Development and Management Corporation and its director pleaded guilty and were convicted in Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto Region, for operating an electrical contracting business without a licence and failing to apply for electrical inspection.

RECALL: Edwards 280 Series Mechanical Heat Detector may fail to operate

Health Canada is recalling the Edwards 280 Series Mechanical Heat Detector because the product may fail to activate between 53.9 and 60.6 degrees Celsius as intended, which may lead to the spread of fire.

Hydro One sends workers to Manitoba to help restore power

Hydro One is sending 25 powerline workers from northern Ontario into Manitoba to help restore power following the storm that left the province in a state of emergency. » Read full article
The Buildings Show

RECALL: Garvin USB pop-up floor box poses fire hazard

Health Canada recently issued a recall for Garvin’s USB pop-up floor box kit, of which approximately 10 units were sold in Canada between January 2016 and August 2018. » Read full article

AimLite adds new members to sales and marketing teams

AimLite has hired Peter Danakas as its new business development manager and Patrick de Guise as its new director of quotes and inside sales, effective immediately. » Read full article

EFC scholarship awarded to Yoan Milliard

The Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) scholarship, sponsored by Ouellet Canada, has been awarded to Yoan Milliard, a student at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Que. » Read full article
Focal Point

Focal Point launches Seem 1 Point Source linear luminaire

Focal Point, LLC has launched Seem 1 Point Source, a linear luminaire that provides the flexibility to create a combination of general and accent lighting using individual units or several units grouped together into continuous runs. » Read full article

Ledvance launches Sylvania ValueLED UFO High Bay

Sylvania has launched its ValueLED UFO High Bay luminaire, a DLC premium LED fixture that features a lightweight, impact-resistant design. This fixture offers up to 78 per cent energy savings, compared to traditional luminaires. » Read full article

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 Christmas Receptions across Canada

Dates & Location: Nov. 28-Dec. 12 • Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Quebec City
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Alberta Electrical Association Christmas Luncheons

Dates & Location: Nov. 29, Dec. 6 • Calgary, Edmonton
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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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