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Building permits October 2020 - Ontario gets pummelled

Commercial permits set a record decline, falling 40.9% to $1.2 billion in October—the lowest level since November 2011. The value of commercial permits in Ontario fell by 64.4%.

British Columbia offering double the rebate for EV charging stations

“We’re making it easier and more affordable for people to make the switch to electric vehicles, and supporting new jobs for electricians and trades workers across B.C.,” said Minister Bruce Ralston.

Eaton investing over $100 million to expand capabilities

The company’s manufacturing and supply chain investments specifically target demand for its circuit breakers, load centres, switchboards, residential solutions, and more.

Lespérance joins Leviton in Sales-Eastern Canada

Jean-Claude is a board member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and Electro-Federation Canada’s Quebec section.

Roney Marketing to rep CSC LED in Ontario

“[We] are confident they are a great fit for our customer-centric business model,” said CSC’s Jennifer Eastman, LC.

NETCO’s Melissa Young speaks on Ontario’s new Skilled Trades Panel

With her direct connection with the electrical industry, we reached out to Melissa to get more information on the panel, and what she hopes will be the end result.

Southwire acquires cable tie manufacturer American Elite Molding

AEM’s existing product line will be combined with Southwire’s Components Solutions platform.

Globalization may be decreasing security of global supply chains

This research recently caught my attention because, at the start of the pandemic, we were made painfully aware of how dependent we were on the global supply chain for all kinds of things, including face masks.

Code Conundrum December 2020

Ready to tackle the latest round of Code Conundrum questions from Electrical Business Magazine?
Chuck Cartmill

LED Roadway Lighting is a Cleantech Export Star

“We started in basic streetlights but, given the commoditization of the streetlighting business and products, we’ve moved into cleantech with our new Liveable Cities division,” said Chuck Cartmill, president & CEO. » Read more

Leviton 2-gang poke-through with adjustable anchoring clips

The floor box sports two-piece construction that allows it to self-level up to 4 degrees, eliminating a potential tripping hazard and poor aesthetics. » Learn more

Beluce expands Beghelli Castex hazardous lighting family

In addition to the existing Castex flood, Beghelli now has linear and high-bay luminaries to accommodate a variety of applications. » Learn more
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