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WSIB is “stepping up with added incentives” for health & safety

“We know Ontario businesses work to have the safest workplaces anywhere, but many smaller businesses are still recovering from the pandemic,” said Jeffery Lang, WSIB president & CEO. “We are stepping up with added incentives to help get more businesses investing in health and safety right now.”

Canadian building supplies buying group Torbsa joining AD

AD and Torbsa Ltd.—a building supplies buying group in Canada—announced an agreement to merge the two groups, thereby creating a new division called AD Canada-Building Supplies. “AD brings decades of experience, strong leadership throughout the organization, with strong business ethics and core values that align with our own,” said Torbsa president Paul Williams.

5-minute survey equals gift cards (maybe)!

Our 4th Annual National Survey of Charge-out Rates and Revenues for Canadian electrical contractors is ready and waiting. The survey only takes 5 minutes and is completely anonymous. Plus, you can choose to be entered into our draw for $250.00 in Visa Gift Cards.

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Join the Canadian Electrician Community, a platform committed to connecting all electricians from coast-to-coast in the spirit of sharing knowledge, ensuring wellbeing, discussing commonly faced issues, providing updated industry information, and supporting the growth of business.

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SaskPower early adopter of all-electric bucket truck

SaskPower is among the first utilities to order Terex Utilities’ new all-electric hydraulic utility bucket truck. With a 135-mile driving range and the ability to operate the bucket for a full workday on a single charge, the truck is ideal for electric distribution line work, says the company. » Learn more
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Switch to Smart, Switch to Easy, Switch to Beautiful.

Screwless wall plates. Smart Outlets. Square D™ Switches and Receptacles are raising the bar on aesthetics, ease of installation, remote lighting control and connectivity.

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Advocating for industry improvements – Jeanette Southwood

Peter Saunders, editor of Canadian Consulting Engineer, speaks with Jeanette Southwood of Engineers Canada about her background in consulting engineering, the gender-based challenges that continue to this day, and her organization’s ongoing efforts to increase the number of licensed women engineers across Canada. » Listen

With $37MIL in funding, what do these DER projects aim to achieve?

The Independent Electricity System Operator and Ontario Energy Board announced several project collaborations with local electricity distributors and technology companies to “accelerate the adoption of local energy projects to help communities play an increasing role in providing for their own energy needs”. » Learn more
Condoms, Pickles...

Condoms, Pickles and Circuit Breakers have WHAT in Common?

And that list goes on to include alcohol, prescription drugs, power tools, light bulbs, power bars and more. All of these items have one thing in common: they are among the only two things that get counterfeited: anything and everything! Originally published nearly 10 years ago, this warning is just as relevant today! » WATCH

Funky Renault all-electric Twizy comes to Canada

Published six years ago... Quebec-based AZRA is not just investing $40 million over the next 18 months to install 2000 new electric vehicle charging stations, but also introducing Renault’s first 100% electric vehicle to Canada. With a compact two-seater design, Renault says Twizy is THE urban mobility solution. » WATCH


Dates & Location: June 19-23, Las Vegas » More info

EASA 2022 – “Recalibrate – Realign – Refocus”

Dates & Location: June 26-28, St. Louis, Mo. » More info

IES Annual Conference – “Lighting the Way”

Dates & Location: August 18-20, New Orleans, La. » More info

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