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Canadians Standing Up to COVID – Ep. 07: Mercury Lighting

WATCH our short video interview with Stan Rabinowitz who, while laid up at home isolating and recovering from COVID, stumbled upon the means by which Mercury Lighting could do something to help in the fight against COVID.

RECALL: Dewalt laser measurers DW0165, DWO165s, DWO0330s

There is a risk of operator misuse and injury because some laser distance measurers may operate at a higher power level than their markings indicate.

“Great, young and new talent” is the No. 1 game changer

WATCH our brief video interview with Frank Cistrone of Shawcor, where we learn more about the EFC Scholarship Program’s value to the industry. This year, it’s worth about $140K to future industry leaders.

Regional Electrical Inspector – Government of Nunavut

If you’re an experienced Electrician, Electrical Engineer or Electrical Engineering Technologist looking to make a difference, here’s an opportunity with the Government of Nunavut (GN) to do just that by ensuring that the electrical systems in Nunavut operate in a safe and efficient manner.

British Columbia aims to restart in mid-May (Phase 2)

“By moving carefully and deliberately, we will help British Columbians get to a new normal, where more of our social and economic life can resume,” said Premier John Horgan.

AD member sales grow to $11 billion in Q1 2020

“Based on the time-tested resiliency and resolve of AD members, suppliers and associates, I’m confident we’ll overcome this [COVID] situation together, as a community,” said CEO Bill Weisberg.

Code Conundrum April 2020

Think you know your CE Code? Ready to put that to the test?
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Impact of COVID-19

How are Canadian electrical contractors being impacted by COVID-19?

“As a very resilient community, our members, labour partners and industry partners are collectively ‘rolling up our sleeves’. We’re resolved, not resigned.” » How bad is it out there?

Click here to Download PROVIX Covid Camera Information

Provix has introduced a series of cameras designed to detect abnormal temperatures to detect symptoms of Covid19. The cameras use facial recognition and thermal imaging to determine the specific temperature of individuals or groups of individuals. These cameras start at $2400 and are simple to deploy. Stop people with Covid19 symptoms from entering your facility. Onvif compatible, Networkable, Automated. Protect your people.

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EASA 2020

Randy Mortensen joins Leviton as senior vice-president

Randy occupies the newly-created position of SVP global distribution sales & marketing, responsible for the company’s U.S. Distribution Channel, all international sales and the eBusiness Channel. » Meet Randy

Graybar Canada names Cory Morris new VP, Atlantic Region

Cory Morris, who joined Graybar Canada in 2008 as a marketing assistant during a university co-op placement, has been named vice-president, Atlantic Region. » Meet Cory

Incorrect modification of certified products can defeat the equipment protection

A Certificate of Compliance requires manufacturers to include installation instructions with their product, along with any operation and maintenance requirements. When all goes well, the CoC remains valid. » But when it doesn’t?

What do Aurora Lighting and Rana Electrical have in common?

Two new companies have joined the Imark Canada organization. » Read more

New roles for Ideal Canada’s Heather Jackson and Sean Bernard

Bill Stephens, Ideal Industries (Canada) Corp., had a few things to say about Heather Jackson and Sean Bernard. It’s all good... we promise. » Read more

RECALL: Leviton 50A connectors due to shock hazard

Certain 50A electrical connectors are being recalled because the ground and hot wire terminal designations found in the 3-wire versions of the affected products are mislabelled, posing a potential shock hazard. » Are you affected?

Rexel Atlantic announces retirement of John Keough

Having started as a shipping assistant in the warehouse of the Halifax branch in 1977, 43-year company veteran John Keough is retiring from Rexel Atlantic. » Read more

“Stop, Look, and Live”... powerline safety is that simple

“Distractions can be deadly, and a life-threatening injury or fatality can occur in the blink of an eye,” says Dr. Joel Moody, chief public safety officer, ESA. » Read more