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OBIT: Robin Billingsley of Beghelli Canada

It is with great sadness we learned of the passing of Robin Billingsley, marketing manager with Beghelli Canada, at the age of 40.

LETTER: Risk-based Oversight offers “more equitable fee structure and reduces regulatory burden”

Electrical Safety Authority responds to Greater Toronto Electrical Contractors Association’s assertion that the new RBO program will effectively raise residential inspection fees in the Greater Toronto Area by roughly 25%.

RECALL: Ushio Indiglow LED T8s due to injury hazard

Ushio America is voluntarily recalling Indiglow LED T8 black light lamps because they can overheat, causing the glass tube to fall and strike those standing nearby.

New Boots program in New Brunswick extended a further three years

A program in New Brunswick aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades—“New Boots: Progressing Women in Trades”—has been extended by three years.

RECALL: River of Goods ceiling fans due to injury hazard

A number of River of Goods ceiling fans are being recalled because of an injury hazard due to the lack of the required secondary support cable.

Yukon Energy to buy power from Solvest’s North Klondike

The agreement between Yukon Energy and Solvest Inc. commits the utility to purchase the renewable electricity generated by the company’s proposed solar project on the North Klondike Highway for the next 25 years.

Resilient Sales launches to serve Northern Ontario

Electrical sales veteran Sean Atkinson (formerly of Reptech Enterprises) has launched a new agency, serving Northern Ontario.

Leviton acquiring Berk-Tek from Nexans in $202 million US deal

“By adding Berk-Tek to the Leviton family, we will be able to provide truly end-to-end solutions to our customers,” said Leviton president Daryoush Larizadeh.

Code Conundrum June 2020

Do you think you have what it takes to slay June’s Code Conundrum?
Electrical shock

Majority of trained workers experience electrical shock

The results of a survey recently conducted by Littelfuse Inc. show that most personnel who work directly with electricity have experienced electrical shock while on the job, half of which by more than 220 volts. » Learn more

FLIR TG165-X thermal camera with added MSX image enhancement

FLIR Systems’ latest offering is purpose-built for electrical contractors, machine technicians, facilities maintenance engineers, home inspectors, and HVAC professionals. » Learn more

Hilti EXO-01 exoskeleton poised to revolutionize the jobsite

Hilti and Ottobock have combined their respective know-hows in construction and biomechanics to produce the Hilti EXO-01 exoskeleton, which aims to provide relief for physically demanding tasks. » Learn more


Golf Tournament, Renos for Heroes

Date & Location: September 18, Markham, Ont. » More info

Golf Day, Ontario Electrical League

Date & Location: September 23, Oakville » More info

Visit our industry calendar for new dates/formats due to COVID. » CLICK HERE