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Alberta aims to stamp out metal theft with Bill 25

The province is cracking down on metal theft by making it more difficult for criminals to sell stolen materials, and imposing tougher penalties on those who do.

“Essential” or “non-essential”—tips for getting paid

From the pages of Electrical Business (May 2020), do not forget about your lien rights or assume deadlines do not apply.

Manitobans asked to review Phase 3 plan for reopening the province

The province wants Manitobans’ input on the proposed plan to ease public health restrictions and “continue safely restoring services, while ensuring physical distancing”.

A smart standard for optimizing the implementation of wireless lighting controls in facilities

When it comes to wireless lighting control systems, a multitude of protocols exist, but with greater choice comes greater confusion.

Hydro-Quebec expands Efficient Solutions program for businesses

Under the expanded program, businesses may obtain subsidies covering up to 75% of eligible expenses for more than 200 energy efficiency measures.

Germicidal UV may help reduce spread of COVID-19

“The goal is to provide timely and objective information on a proven technology that can reduce the spread of this highly contagious virus,” said Brian Liebel, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

Strickland joins Canada’s Building Trades Unions as executive director

CBTU is an alliance of 15 international unions in the construction, maintenance and fabrication industries.

“Handshakes may be a thing of the past”

We gathered a panel of electrical distributors from across Canada to learn how the pandemic was affecting their operations, and what may change when all this is over. This 2-Part podcast (no special app required) includes insights from Cliff Backman, Elaine Gerrie, Greg Stephenson, Jason Taylor, Mathieu Legris, Michael Gross, Roger Little, Tim Horsman and Tim MacDonald. » Listen here

nVent acquires “substantially all of the assets” of WBT LLC

WBT will join nVent’s Electrical & Fastening Solutions (EFS) segment. » Learn more

ETIM NA allies with EFC to promote classification model across supply chain

EFC has joined the ETIM NA product classification initiative as a Supporting Association, and ETIM NA has become an EFC Affiliate member. » What’s it all mean?

When downtime is not an option - Powering Canada’s healthcare facilities

With numerous, vital interconnected devices in healthcare settings, a secure and reliable source of power and a solid IT infrastructure can mean the difference between life and death. » Read more
HPS Sentinel

Expanded line of HPS Sentinel solar duty transformers

The XFMRs are available for applications where voltage adjustments are necessary between the solar generation system and the utility service. » Learn more

Milwaukee MX Fuel hand-held core drill

The One Key-compatible hand-held core drill (MXF301-1CP) can tackle up to 6-in. holes in reinforced concrete. » What’s the drill?

LightFair Connect 2020

Date & Location: July 21-23 • Online » More info

Smart Energy Event

Dates & Location: August 18-20 • Online » More info

IES 2020 Annual Conference - Week 1 of 2

Dates & Location: August 24-28 • Online » More info

IES 2020 Annual Conference - Week 2 of 2

Dates & Location: August 31-September 4 • Online » More info

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