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Ontario Apprenticeship Youth Advisors report is released

The report includes several recommendations to help solve the shortage of skilled workers Ontario is currently facing. Responding to the report, Ontario is investing an additional $90 million over three years to further promote the skilled trades to young people.

Varga to lead ABB’s Large Motors & Generators Division

A graduate of Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology, Tyrone Varga is an active member of IEEE, having held volunteer positions on local committees for PCIC (Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee) since 2005.


Introducing CALTRAN C50 Insulating Oils

Exclusive to Canada, this line of Arctic-grade insulating oils is engineered for use in cold climate conditions featuring exceptional low temperature fluidity, oxidation stability and corrosion control. CALTRAN C50 insulating oils meet or exceed CSA/C50-14 specifications and are ideally suited for filling, oil replacement, and top-up of power transformers. Available in multiple container sizes and in bulk for immediate delivery.

Proudly distributed by Aevitas Inc.
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Electric ferries

Kingston-bound hybrid electric passenger and vehicle ferries

Built for Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation by Damen Shipyards (Romania), the 68-metre Amherst Islander II and the 98-metre Wolfe Islander IV electric ferries will be the first new hybrid electric passenger and vehicle ferries in the province. » Read more
Schneider Electric

Expand and Differentiate your services by Becoming a Wiser Approved Installer

Join the Wiser Approved Installer program today and gain access to exclusive training, product discounts, rewards and more. With the Wiser Energy™ monitoring system your customers will be able to keep tabs on their electrical bills and save money. This will help you expand your service offer to homeowners and gain a competitive edge on the market.
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Sonepar launches new brand identity

Two decades after the launch of its existing logo, Sonepar has unveiled a new brand identity to align with its “ambitious transformation to serve customers with the most advanced automated and digitalized omni-channel processes in the industry”. » Read more

Bryan Charlebois now with Signify Canada

Charlebois has been named head of the Professional Channel for Signify Canada. He joins Signify from Cree Lighting Canada, where he last held the role of vice-president of Sales. » Meet Bryan
Lessons from the back of the pack

Lessons from the back of the pack

“Back in 2007, Milwaukee had virtually zero share of the cordless market,” Craig Baxter, president of Techtronic Industries Canada. “I mean, we were in 8th place in a 7-horse race.” So how did Milwaukee go from zero to hero in the cordless power tool market in such a short period? » Read more
Code Conundrum

Code Conundrum October 2021

Care to tackle the newest round of Code Conundrum questions (from our October 2021 edition), which test your knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part I? » Take the challenge

EDIST 2022 – Electricity Distributors Association

Dates & Location: January 19-21, Markham, Ont. » More info

BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition – hybrid

Dates & Location: January 30-February 3, Orlando, Fla. » More info

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