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EFC cancels 2020 annual conference

Electro-Federation Canada’s 2020 annual industry conference has been cancelled for 2020.

Could your small business use a $10K Relief Fund grant?

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce—in cooperation with Salesforce—announced the Canadian Business Resilience Network Small Business Relief Fund, which aims to provide small businesses with $10,000 grants to help their recovery efforts.

Learn how to find time and cost relief in an age of COVID

As an electrical contractor, you’re likely concerned about two very important things in this age of construction during COVID: finding relief in your schedule, and finding relief in your costs.

Empowering Canada’s electrical industry through standardization strategies

“It is imperative that Canadians have a seat at the table to influence standards development for the products we manufacture and the markets we serve,” said EFC’s Carol McGlogan of a new partnership agreement with Standards Council of Canada.

Code Conundrum May 2020

Go on... we dare you.

Lighting the Edmonton Remand Centre (case study)

At a time before LED lighting was as widespread and affordable as it is now, how was a facility to reduce energy costs without sacrificing safety and security?

What can YOU contribute to Canada’s Building & Fire Codes?

NRC is seeking volunteers to develop the 2025 editions of our National Model Codes, which include the Energy Code of Canada for Buildings, Building Code of Canada, National Fire Code of Canada, and National Plumbing Code of Canada.

Electricians sleeping on the job... on purpose

Fan-favourite forensic electrical engineer Patrick J. Lynch investigates an issue with 400A fuses constantly blowing in a critical data processing centre.
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Ideal Industries

Ideal Industries Canada is standing up to COVID

In this episode of “Canadians Standing Up to COVID”, we learn how Ideal’s Ajax facility came upon the idea for making face shields... not just for themselves, but for the community at-large. » WATCH

Universal names DeBlasi director of distribution sales

Steve DeBlasi has joined Universal Lighting as the director of distribution sales for Western Canada and the Western U.S. » Meet Steve

Upgrading lighting is an easy, impactful way to lower emissions

Reducing environmental impact and conserving natural resources aren’t just good publicity, they’re also good for business, with a third of consumers saying they’d rather buy from companies doing good for the planet and its people. » Read more

Simplifying distribution automation in substations and pole-tops

Given that utilities may have hundreds of substations and even more pole-tops to monitor and control remotely, the complexity of distribution automation has traditionally been staggering. » Has anything changed?

Manufacturing during COVID-19: Ramping up again

Date & Location: June 4 • Online (Toronto) » More info

ITEC 2020: IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo

Dates & Location: June 23-26 • Online (Chicago) » More info

EFC Economic Forecast 2020 – Part 1

Date & Location: June 23 • Online (Toronto) » More info

Smart Energy Event

Dates & Location: August 18-19 • Halifax » More info

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