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Electricians next for Red Seal harmonization

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA), the administrator of Canada’s Red Seal Program, has announced its Harmonization Initiative will include construction electricians and industrial electricians in Phase 2. >> Read full article

Tony Dean turns in his homework on Ontario College of Trades

Appointed just over a year ago to review “key areas of Ontario’s skilled trades system” that fall within the mandate of the Ontario College of Trades, Tony Dean has completed his task, and the province says it will accept the recommendations made by former secretary of cabinet. >> Read full article

VIDEO: EEL and Ultrasave move in together

Energy Efficient Lighting Co. (EEL) and Ultrasave Lighting recently celebrated the official grand opening of their new facility in Markham, Ont. This two-unit, 33,000-sf building has been the new home for both companies since late July 2015. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Ross Tilley Burn Centre $25K richer

Ross Tilley Burn Centre $25K richer, thanks to OEN

Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre became $25,000 richer recently, thanks to the generosity of Ontario Energy Network members. The cheque was presented during OEN’s latest networking luncheon, with keynote address by Toronto Hydro’s Anthony Haines. >> Learn More…


Carlo Gavazzi announces new ultrasonic sensors

Carlo Gavazzi has a new range of compact ultrasonic sensors, available in M18 housings constructed of thermoplastic (UA18CSD Series) and stainless steel (UA18ESD Series). >> Read full article

Lightship reveals app for worksite management

British Columbia company Lightship has launched its productivity and safety application for worksites, also called Lightship. Lightship provides site management teams with a “bird’s-eye view, in real time, of an entire worksite.” >> Read full article

Arlington’s LTMC50 fitting fits multiple cables

Arlington’s new zinc fitting fits three sizes of PVC jacketed MC cable: #12, #14, and #10, the company says. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

20th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting Conference

Date & Location: Dec. 2-4 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Renowned Canadian fraud and counterfeit expert Lorne Lipkus of Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP is hosting the 20th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting Conference. Among the sessions that caught our eye is the one entitled “Internet-Related Fraud: Detection, Investigation and Enforcement”. Here, specialists will discuss the tips, tricks and techniques they use to find counterfeit sales online; preserve evidence, track sellers; locate physical addresses and make purchases. >> More Info

The Buildings Show 2015

Date & Location: Dec. 2-4 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Buildings Show returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), supported by Construction Market Data, BILD, Toronto Construction Association, Ontario Association of Architects, Canadian Construction Association, Real Estate Institute of Canada, Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario, BOMA Toronto, Interior Designers of Canada, and Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. The huge event brings together Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and the World of Concrete Pavilion to the South Building and IIDEXCanada to the North Building, and is held simultaneously with the Real Estate Forum Toronto. >> More Info

EFC Ontario Region Christmas 2015 Reception

Date & Location: Dec. 2 • Woodbridge, Ont.
Info: Join in the festivities of the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)-Ontario Region Christmas Reception with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, as you network with key industry leaders and support a great cause for the holiday season: Power2Feed. The reception starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue, located at 222 Rowntree Dairy Road. >> More Info

EFC Quebec Christmas Reception

Date & Location: Dec. 3 • Quebec City, Que.
Info: Join other industry players to celebrate the season from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Electro-Federation Canada’s (EFC) Christmas Reception for the Quebec region. The event takes place at Baie de Beauport, located at 1 boul. Henri-Bourassa, Quebec City. >> More Info

CanSIA’s Solar Canada 2015

Date & Location: Dec. 7-8 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Solar Canada Conference & Exposition 2015, called “Canada’s premier solar energy event,” is hosted by the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). Organizers say they expect thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors. >> More Info