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CBTU responds to Teck’s decision to withdraw from Alberta Frontier Project

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are disappointed that Teck Resources Ltd. (Teck) has decided to withdraw its application to build the Frontier Project in Alberta.

Hydro One and OPG launch EV fast-charging network

Hydro One Limited and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently announced the launch of Ivy Charging Network, which is set to become Ontario’s largest and most connected electric vehicle fast charger network.

Signify completes acquisition of Cooper Lighting Solutions

Signify has announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton for US$1.4 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. Signify says the move will strengthen its position in the North American lighting market.

Ideal announces fifth annual National Championship

Ideal Industries (Ideal) has announced that its fifth annual National Championship will be taking place in Nashville, Tenn. from Nov. 4 to 6, 2020. The championship invites Canada’s elite electricians and apprentices to join in on three days of competition and camaraderie.

VIDEO: Marty Cole answers "How long does product certification last?"

In case you missed our webinar on electrical product certification last week featuring Hubbell Canada’s Marty Cole, you’re in luck! The recorded webinar is now available on our website – don’t miss it!

Share your infrared experiences with InfraCanada & InfraQuebec

Canada’s “premier infrared conference series”—InfraCanada & InfraQuebec—is driven by customers who are willing to share their infrared experiences with both novice and seasoned thermographers, thereby expanding their own infrared knowledge and growing their businesses. And you are invited to share your own infrared experiences!
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Edmonton worker that suffered electric shock on the job has died

On Feb. 13, Colton Quast, a 25-year-old worker employed by A Circuit Electric Ltd., suffered electric shock-related injuries at the worksite of the future Amazon warehouse south of Edmonton. He passed away on Feb. 19. » Read full article

Stanpro’s LED Gimbal High Output features small aperture without compromise

Stanpro’s LED Gimbal High Output Downlight features a sleek design with a small aperture that helps prevent glare, yet still provides a powerful light output. With up to 950 lumens and a CRI of 90, this downlight provides high performance lighting that suits both residential and commercial applications. » Read full article

Caterpillar launches six new 50-Hz standby power ratings

Caterpillar Inc. has introduced six new 50-Hz standby ratings that provide power density while helping to reduce overall site preparation, transportation, installation and maintenance costs. » Read full article
AEA - Learning Expo

IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 3-6 • Reno, Nev.
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Dates & Location: March 16-18 • Edmonton, Alta.
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AEA Electrical Learning EXPO

Date & Location: March 25 • Edmonton, Alta.
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Lumen Exhibition

Dates & Location: April 21, 23 • Quebec City, Montreal
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Electrifest XII: The 2020 Nedco Games

Dates & Location: April 27 • Mississauga, Ont.a
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Lightfair 2020

Dates & Location: May 3-7 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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Dates & Location: May 6-8 • Moncton, N.B.
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OEL Electrical Industry Conference

Dates & Location: May 6-10 • Ottawa
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