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Ontario needs to use more electricity to make it cheaper for everyone

By introducing programs and/or policies that increase—not decrease—electricity demand in the province, Ontario can help alleviate cost pressures facing ratepayers.

The highs and lows of building permits, July 2020

For the month of July, the total value of building permits fell 3.0% to $7.8 billion, entirely as a result of declines in British Columbia, Quebec, and Newfoundland & Labrador.

Southwire scores two-fold advantage with CEP acquisition

Southwire has acquired Construction Electrical Products, a manufacturer of temporary power distribution and portable lighting products.

Fisher River Cree Nation unveils Manitoba’s biggest solar farm

The 1-MW facility has almost 3000 solar panels and was built entirely by Indigenous employees.

Is hydropower “the forgotten renewable”?

Paul Norris, president of the Ontario Waterpower Association, joins EBMag’s Anthony Capkun to discuss abundant opportunities in waterpower.

WSIB seeks to crown health & safety leaders among small businesses

The top three businesses will receive a monetary prize—$5000, $3000, $2000—and recognition at a ceremony in November. The 1st Place winner will also be featured in a promotional video.

NRCan has funding for ISO 50001 implementation

Natural Resources Canada’s ISO 50001 financial assistance program is now accepting project proposals for commercial and institutional building owners and operators wishing to implement ISO 50001 to improve their energy efficiency.

Careers in the skilled trades should be “as obvious as becoming a firefighter or a lawyer”

Becoming an ironworker or a sprinkler fitter should be “as obvious as becoming a firefighter or a lawyer,” said Ontario’s Monte McNaughton, as the government announced an investment of $43 million to expand youth training programs.
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“The world’s largest science project” celebrates Start of Machine Assembly

With components that have the magnetic power to lift an aircraft carrier, the ITER machine—a.k.a. “the world’s largest science project”—is finally being assembled, and will replicate the fusion power of the sun. » More cool facts

Wago bulkhead connectors for industrial electrical enclosures

The new 22-mm connectors promise convenience when connecting to devices within industrial electrical enclosures and avoiding having to open the door. » Learn more
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Barron Lighting WTA Series LED wallpack

The adjustable LED wallpack has a hinged back box that isolates drivers from LEDs, allowing for easy access, and includes three conduit entry points. » Learn more

Durabook’s R11 is “the world’s most compact tablet in the fully-rugged class”

The R11 promises great visibility in direct sunlight, and its multi-touch panel is glove-friendly. » Learn more

BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition (online)

Date & Location: September 27-October 1 » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE