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Changes in B.C. will allow religious head coverings instead of hard hats

Starting September 1, B.C.’s Ministry of Labour says employers will be required to review each area of a jobsite to determine whether a person must wear safety headgear, such as a hard hat, in that area.

Check it out! Inaugural Greenhouse Technology Awards

Our friends at Greenhouse Canada have launched the 2021 Greenhouse Technology Awards, which aim to recognize technologies that demonstrate a high level of innovation in advancing the greenhouse and controlled environment agriculture sectors.

THE job board devoted to Canada’s construction sector

Don’t forget to post your openings to ConstructionJobsite.ca, where they will be seen by some 468,000 professionals across numerous construction industries. Where better to seek the talent you need.

Canada earmarks nearly $1 billion for Renewables & Electrification

The Government of Canada launched a $964-million program to support smart renewable energy and grid modernization projects that will invest in clean energy technologies, like wind, solar, storage, hydro, geothermal and tidal.
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How’s the past year been?

How’s the past year been? Let us know!

We’ve launched our Annual National Survey of electrical contractor Charge-out Rates and Revenues—which only takes about 5 minutes and is completely anonymous—and we need your input! » Take 5!

Spark Power “enhancing its training initiatives”

In partnership with electrical contractor Spark Power, the Ontario government is investing $5.3 million to support new and enhanced training to upskill 500 electrical workers. » Learn more

RECALL – Klein non-contact voltage tester NCTV-1

In a joint recall with Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (U.S. CPSC), Klein Tools Inc. is recalling its non-contact voltage tester (NCVT-1) due to shock hazard. » Read more

IESO “Summit-Lite: Focus on Innovation”

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator invites you to its “Summit-Lite”, calling it a “morning of forward-looking conversations on how innovation can help solve system needs, focusing on the advancement of distributed energy resources”. » Sign me up
Lana Norton

Women IN power – Lana Norton

In our April 2021 edition, we introduced readers to meet some of the women, in various stages of their careers, who are powering up Canada’s electrical sector. This is Lana Norton’s story. » Meet Lana
Smart building space

Hear from Black & McDonald, EllisDon, Modern Niagara

In this special edition, experts from three leaders in the smart building space discuss, among other things, the vast amount of data generated by smart buildings, and whether it’s good for anything. PLUS: a look at the digitizing healthcare delivery at Cortellucci Vaughan. » Read more
Code Conundrum

Tackle the Code Conundrum... if you dare!

Take on the latest round of Code Conundrum questions, which test your knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part I. Answers to these new questions in our May 2021 edition. » Challenge!
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 
EB Salary Survey

EASA Convention “Keeping Industries Moving”

Dates & Location: June 27-29, Fort Worth, Texas » More info

BC Electrical Association Golf Tournament

Date & Location: July 7, Kelowna, B.C. » More info

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