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Nova Scotia modifies Electricity Act

The Nova Scotia government is modifying the Electricity Act to make it possible to add more clean, renewable energy to the province’s electricity system.

Mercury Lighting raises over $18,000 for Walk to Conquer Cancer

Mercury Lighting's staff raised over $18,000 for the Rexall One Walk to Conquer Cancer, a 15 to 25 km walk to benefit the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

The dangers of the preliminary subcontract

Dan Leduc warns subcontractors that when working on a preliminary subcontract for a design-build joint venture, to know the risks of what they’re signing up for.

Bartle & Gibson to open first Saskatchewan branch

Bartle & Gibson has announced its expansion into Saskatchewan with a new branch in Swift Current. The branch, which will fall under the company’s Southern Prairies jurisdiction, is set to open in May 2020.

Spark Power’s High Voltage division earns COR Certification

Spark Power Group Inc. (Spark Power) has announced that its High Voltage Services division has achieved COR Certification in Ontario, effective Jan. 27, 2020, as administered by the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA).

Swidget partners with two new agents for Atlantic Canada and B.C.

Swidget Corp. has appointed two new sales agents for the Atlantic Canada and B.C. regions: Munden Enterprises in Atlantic Canada, and Cascadia Sales in British Columbia.
No license

Man convicted for running an electrical contracting business without a license

On Feb. 4, 2020, Daniel Smith was convicted by the Ontario Court of Justice for operating an electrical contracting business without a license and failing to apply for an electrical inspection. Smith was sentenced to a total fine of $6,875, including victim surcharge. Smith was also ordered to pay restitution to the homeowner, in the amount of $1,000. » Read full article
The Giant

The Giant becomes widest safety shoe on the Canadian market

Chaussures Régence has just launched the Giant, the widest safety shoe on the Canadian market. The Giant is the only CSA Z195-certified very-wide fit safety shoe, at WWW (5E), available in Canada. Until now, the only widths available for Canadian workers for a CSA-certified safety shoe were W (3E) and (4E). » Read full article

ABB launches home EV wallbox charger

ABB is advancing its sustainable transportation solutions with the launch of its new Terra AC wallbox. The wallbox is designed to meet the growing demand for connected electric vehicle (EV) charging in homes and businesses. » Read full article
AEA - Learning Expo


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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2020 Electrical Safety for Contractors Event

Dates & Location: April 17 • Kitchener, Ont.
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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 6-9 • Ottawa
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