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Prompt Payment Ontario: a new “force to be reckoned with”

“The number of committed members from so many different constituencies who attended the first meeting is a clear signal that Prompt Payment Ontario will be a force to be reckoned with in the fight for prompt payment legislation,” said Eryl Roberts of Electrical Contractors Assoc. of Ontario. >> Read full article

Employers see shortfalls in skills

Despite Canada’s track record in producing highly educated graduates, employers report that deficits in key skills are resulting in lower-quality products and services, weaker productivity and less innovation. >> Read full article

Horizon & IBEW Local 636 raise $15k for MySafeWork

Horizon Utilities’ president & CEO Max Cananzi joined Barry Brown of IBEW Local 636 to present a $15,000 cheque to Rob Ellis, founder of MySafeWork—a not-for-profit charitable organization created to prevent workplace accidents. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Stop calling in sick... wind turbine noise isn’t killing you

Stop calling in sick... wind turbine noise isn’t killing you

Health Canada published findings from the Wind Turbine Noise & Health Study, which was prompted by “questions from residents living near wind farms about possible health effects of low-frequency noise generated by wind turbines”, and the bottom line is... well, not so much. >> Learn More…

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RECALL: Philips 12A19 EnduraLED due to shock hazard

RECALL: Philips 12A19 EnduraLED due to shock hazard

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority is notifying you that Philips Lighting Canada has announced a voluntary recall of the EnduraLED, product code 409946 12A19/END/800LM/2700/120V DIM with manufacturing date code 2L. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Electrical Association of Manitoba Gala Night

Date & Location: November 15, 2014 • Winnipeg, Man.
Info: EAM is hosting a semi-formal Gala Evening & Charity Dinner, with dinner, music and dancing, and a silent auction. >> More Info

“Transformation Underway” at APPrO

Date & Location: November 18-19, 2014 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The 26th annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre features speakers from OPA, IESO and Toronto Hydro. >> More Info

Home Connect Conference

Date & Location: November 20-21, 2014 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Home Connect 2014 highlights technology and business solutions for the connected home consumer, and features panel discussions, market sessions and product demos, as well as networking opportunities. More info >> More Info