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SNC-Lavalin to take on Saskatchewan’s Island Falls project

SNC-Lavalin says it has been awarded the owner’s engineer contract by SaskPower for the Island Falls Powerhouse concrete rehabilitation project in Saskatchewan. The total capital cost of the project is $45 million, according to the company. >> Read full article

Caregivers in the workplace

With 2.9 million working Canadians now serving as caregivers, caregiving responsibilities can have a significant impact on employee productivity and engagement. >> Read full article

ESA announces Ontario Electrical Safety Award winners

Whether in the home or out in the community, electrical safety is top of mind, says Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) as it recognized Toronto Hydro, London Hydro and Hydro One for their “commitment keeping communities safe from electrical fatalities, serious injuries, damage or loss”. >> Read full article

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GALLERY: IoT talk & gadgets galore at Connected+

GALLERY: IoT talk & gadgets galore at Connected+

Over 250 people came out for the second edition of Connected+ (formerly Home Connect) to hear the latest on home automation, smart energy and take a glimpse into the future. >> Learn More…

 
 Products 
 

Universal expands Everline kits with 3-lamp, 347V options

Universal Lighting Technologies recently announced the addition of a 3-lamp kit and a 347V option for the Everline LED Retrofit Kit product line. >> Read full article

AFL’s FlexScan OTDR now comes with LinkMap

New from AFL is the FlexScan, a pocket-sized, hand-held OTDR that provides fiber optic network characterization and fault location. >> Read full article

WAC Lighting offers architectural Tube luminaire

WAC Lighting says it now offers architectural façade luminaires made of solid aluminum with pendant and surface mount downlight complements. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Certi-Fire Fire Alarm Instructors & Training Conference

Date & Location: Oct. 16-18 • Toronto
Info: The Certi-Fire Fire Alarm Instructors & Training Conference is a forum for peer-to-peer interaction and sharing of ideas, and is being held at the Crowe Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel at 33 Carlson Court, Toronto. A Certi-Fire electrician has successfully completed an intensive, four-level certification program acceptable to the Ontario Fire Marshal. >> More Info

15th Annual OWA Power of Water Canada Conference

Date & Location: Oct. 18-20 • Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
Info: The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is hosting the 15th Annual Power of Water Canada Conference at the White Oaks Conference Resort. This year’s event will feature several keynote speakers, plenary and educational sessions that will address the key issues facing the waterpower industry today. The conference is the largest gathering of the hydroelectric sector in Canada, organizers say. >> More Info

Security Canada - Central 2015

Date & Location: Oct. 21-22 • Toronto
Info: According to organizers, Security Canada Central is the largest annual gathering of Canada’s security industry professionals. Hosted by the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) October 21-22, 2015, at the Toronto Congress Centre, the event showcases technologies and services in use by professionals in the residential and commercial sectors. >> More Info

ECANB course on CSA Z463

Date & Location: Oct. 22 • Fredericton, N.B.
Info: The Electrical Contractors Association of New Brunswick (ECANB) is now a registered and approved provider of CSA courses, and registration is open now for its first offering—a one-day course on CSA Z463 “Maintenance of Electrical Systems”—which is scheduled for October 22, 2015, at the association’s location on 62 Durelle in Fredericton. >> More Info

EFC 2015 Future Forum - Game Changers

Date & Location: Nov. 4 • Brampton, Ont.
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites its members to attend the 2015 Future Forum, being held November 4, 2015, from 7 am to 1:30 pm, at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton, Ont. At Future Forum, the winners of EFC’s 2015 Marketing Awards will be announced. >> More Info