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The supply chain storm is here – from the editor

In a letter to customers, one distributor cites major product shortages; in some cases, the distributor will need to limit quantities. Another distributor highlights unpredictable price increases, and cannot offer any price protection.

Indigenous? Female? Find work in the nuclear industry

Ontario is investing $500,000 to help train Indigenous and female workers for skilled trades careers in the province’s nuclear energy sector.

The Soo aims to be “a national leader in the energy industry”

The City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., reports it is set to host an “advanced, community-wide smart grid project that will be a first in Canada”. “We set out to become a national leader in the energy industry and, with this project, that goal will be realized,” said the city’s mayor.

Nucleom to commercialize Hydro-Quebec’s powerline inspection tech

The LineCore and LineOhm powerline inspection technologies were developed at the Hydro-Quebec research centre.

Sean Dunnigan becomes Techspan president

“Our needs are ever-changing as an organization, and strong individuals like Sean are required to move the company forward,” said Frank Dunnigan, CEO.
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B.C. launching certification for Electrical workers

Following public consultation—which is occurring right now!—implementation will start with 10 initial trades, including powerline technician, industrial electrician, and electrician (construction). » Have your say
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Service Wire

Canadian Waterpower Week

WaterPower Canada invites you to attend its Canadian Waterpower Week, which will explore hydropower’s “evolving role in our clean-energy mix as we build toward net zero emissions in Canada”. » Sign me up

The Distributor Spring 2021 edition

This edition of EDA’s “The Distributor” is packed with information on regulations for electrification, looking behind the meter for reliability improvement, energy management solutions, and more. » Read more

Canwest Agency rep’ing Ledvance in British Columbia

Ledvance Ltd., the makers of Sylvania general lighting in Canada, announced Canwest Agency as its new representative for the province. » Learn more

Maintenance Electrician – Commercial Bakeries Corp.

Commercial Bakeries Corp. is a leading manufacturer of private label cookies and biscuits. Whether in Canada, the USA or worldwide, we are dedicated to providing our customers and yours with endless, innovative cookie and packaging options. » Learn more

Electrician – Brant Electric Ltd.

Brant Electric is seeking a residential electrician who possesses a genuine passion for interacting with and serving customers. This individual must be friendly, comfortable in new situations, and enjoy working at different locations every day. » Learn more

309a Electrician – Custom Electric

The successful candidate will be responsible for installing and repairing wiring, electrical fixtures and control equipment, as well as supervising and training electrician assistants on the job. We offer competitive pay, and invite licensed professionals who are looking for steady work to apply today! » Learn more
EB Salary Survey

BC Electrical Association Golf Tournament

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

Cancelled: EFC Federation Golf Tournament

Date & Location: August 18, Milton, Ont. » More info

Golf Day – Ontario Electrical League

Date & Location: October 5, Oakville, Ont. » More info

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