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Ontario Electrical Safety Code (28th ed.) in effect May 2022

Industry is encouraged to begin familiarizing themselves now with the new OESC, as electrical work conducted after the effective date needs to meet its requirements. The 2021 edition includes the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part I, plus several Ontario-specific amendments.

Excitement mounts for return of The MEET Show

Mark your calendars and get ready for the return of the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show, May 4-5, in Moncton. The MEET Show is the second-largest industry event of its type in Canada, say organizers, and the largest trade event east of Montreal. It features close to 400 companies showcasing solutions in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and more across 100,000 square feet.
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Gavan Howe

Research shows fear of reprisal is a main cause of electrical risk

“Some may argue that it’s the electrician’s choice to risk live work or not but, as with any Hobson’s choice, this choice is often no choice at all,” says Gavan Howe, Ph.D., of his latest research into electrical injury, risk-taking and risk-bearing. » Learn more

Grimard digitizes Estimating to control costs and improve processes

“Why is it so difficult to control costs once a project begins?” writes Jas Saraw. “While there are many factors that can impact budget, the primary facets of profitability and predictability live (or die) in pre-construction and estimation.” » Read more

CAF to launch national leadership program for women

The National Leadership Development Program for Women in the Skilled Trades is being developed in partnership with the Office to Advance Women Apprentices and will be available to all tradeswomen, including Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, immigrants, persons with disabilities, etc. » Learn more

ABB Hi-Tech Valiant wildfire mitigation fuse

The fuse helps address the prevention and mitigation of wildfires by interrupting the current in less than a 1/4 cycle, and preventing expulsive gases, showers and external heat from being generated during fuse operation. » Learn more

AktivHub helps protect remote assets from “crash-and-dash thieves”

AktivHub’s GPS security solution for stranded asset materials is a small device that can be buried up to 1 metre—with a battery that lasts up to 10 years—with instant alarm on asset movement of more than 1 metre. » Learn more

Mersen 700VAC Class J time delay AJT fuses

Mersen’s AJT series promises optimal performance while saving valuable panel space. Their time-delay characteristic allows for their use in a range of applications, and they are available in indicating and non-indicating versions. » Learn more

AD Electrical-Canada Spring Network Meeting

Dates & Location: April 13-15, Vancouver » More info

Ontario Electrical League Annual Conference

Dates & Location: April 27-30, Toronto » More info

Lumen Exhibition a.k.a. Salon Lumen

Dates & Location: May 3-4, Montreal » More info


Dates & Location: May 4-5, Moncton, N.B. » More info

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