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“Handshakes may become 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.

Code File - General use snap (light) switch bonding

Questions have been asked as to whether a general-purpose snap (light) switch that includes a bonding terminal is permitted to be bonded to an outlet box without a bonding conductor.

RECALL: Taurus safety shoes due to a lack of certification

The steel plate used in the shoe is not CSA-certified as indicated.

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.

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.

ESA provides guidance regarding inspections

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority has issued guidance regarding inspections (June 3).

“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.

Estimating 101 - What is Labour Burden?

The mistake that many contractors are making is they are using the per-hour rate they are paying their employee and not the per-hour rate and the labour burden when estimating the labour price for a job.

765K training hours, mock-up reactor pay off; Darlington Unit 2 returns to service

The 4-unit Darlington refurbishment project required the support of hundreds of companies and thousands of workers within OPG and from across the province.

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.

Support construction cost relief for trade contractors

The National Trade Contractors Council of Canada is calling on all trade contractors to write to their local MPs to encourage the federal government to support the construction sector.

Code Conundrum May 2020

Go on... we dare you.