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RECALL: Lithonia CFMK surface-mount fixture brackets

Lithonia Lighting is recalling certain CFMK surface-mount brackets, which can fail to securely mount the fixture, thereby allowing the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury.

Atkore reveals new branding “to better reflect its future”

“This is an exciting opportunity for us to not only better reflect our aspirations for the future, but to simplify and standardize the brand around common principles,” says president & CEO Bill Waltz.

MEET Show 24th ed. rescheduled to 2021

With uncertainty around health guidelines and company policies surrounding travel and events, the MEET Show has been rescheduled to May 2021.

Building permit value confirms Q2 2020 was really bad

At the end of July, Statistics Canada released its June 2020 building permits report, which confirms much of what we already know.

Hydro-Quebec’s clean energy corridor to New England targeted by First Nations

The Innu First Nation of Pessamit reports it has joined forces with the Atikamekw First Nation of Wemotaci (both of Quebec) “to put an end to the stranglehold of the Quebec government and Hydro-Quebec on their traditional territories”.

RECALL: Honeywell Salisbury Pro-Wear Plus with Westex Style 301 Red

During European CE testing, the company identified a Pro-Wear Plus fabric that is not performing to stated specs, performing lower than its stated ATPV.

WESCO required to divest its datacom and utility divisions

Canada’s Competition Bureau has weighed in on WESCO’s acquisition of Anixter due to concerns involving the two largest distributors of pole line hardware and datacom products in Canada.

Robert Hornung describes Canada’s energy future

In this episode of Direct & Current, Robert joins Anthony Capkun to not only talk about CanREA’s vision and goals, but to dig deeper and answer questions like: Is there a distinction between renewable energies and green energies? (Yes, in fact) What, exactly, does our energy future look like?

More young Canadians would work in electricity... if they knew about it

Young people make up far less of the electricity workforce than other sectors, says Electricity Human Resources Canada, and its latest report aims to answer the question “Why?”.

ECA of British Columbia concerned with Bill 23

The Electrical Contractors Assoc. of British Columbia is concerned with Bill 23 “Workers’ Compensation Amendment Act, 2020”, saying it has the potential “to add substantial costs to the workers’ compensation system”.

LightFair 2021 issues call for presenters

North America’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting tradeshow & conference seeks presentation proposals across 6 tracks, PLUS submissions that “defy categorization”.

Saskatchewan’s electrical licensing now with TSASK

On August 4, contractors, tradespeople and businesses could go to TSASK’s website to obtain, renew and pay for their gas and electrical licences online, which is the next step in creating a one-stop shop for provincial technical safety services.