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Are you a Phillips Cables alumnus? Time for a reunion!

An initiative is underway to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Phillips Cables plant in Brockville, Ont. (which served as the company’s primary facility) with a reunion for its alumni. >> Read full article

BCSA BC Electrical Code 2015 revisions and bulletins

The 2015 BC Electrical Code Change took effect February 29, 2016. In connection with this, BC Safety Authority has issued and revised several directives and information bulletins. >> Read full article

Lumen expands into Atlantic Canada with new Dartmouth branch

Quebec-based distributorship Lumen (member of the Sonepar Canada family) has expanded into Atlantic Canada with a 12,000-sf Dartmouth, N.S., branch. >> Read full article

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Kimberley Seldon & ESA Power Your Reno

Kimberley Seldon & ESA Power Your Reno

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority has teamed up with designer Kimberley Seldon to convince homeowners that a great home renovation consists of two parts: what you see, and what you don’t... like a safe, compliant electrical installation. >> Learn More…


Wattstopper spruces up DLM

Legrand says it has product enhancements for its Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) platform: a new user interface and DLM Groups programming capability. >> Read full article

Hilti smoke sleeve controls noise

Hilti says its new smoke and acoustic sleeve CS-SL SA manages cable penetrations in non fire-rated floors and walls. This device will simplify penetrations in smoke and sound partitions, the company explains, by utilizing a single point of entry for cable moves, adds and changes. >> Read full article

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VIDEO: Canada’s first line voltage Z-wave thermostat, by Stelpro

Ki is the new smart home 4000W thermostat by Stelpro. Entirely designed and manufactured in Canada, the Ki allows you to control the baseboards and convectors in your home. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

AEL 2016 Electrical Learning Expo

Date & Location: Mar. 23 • Red Deer, Alta.
Info: The Alberta Electrical League is hosting its annual Learning Expo in Red Deer, Alta. at the Prairie Pavilion at Westerner Park. The expo allows companies to showcase new products, services and innovations. There will also be seminars from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The trade show runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. >> More Info

LEDucation - LED Lighting Education & Expo

Date & Location: Mar. 29-30 • New York, N.Y.
Info: Touted as “the largest tabletop expo and educational event dedicated solely to LED technology,” LEDucation is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. LEDucation organizers say it will feature an “unprecedented number of educational sessions and record-breaking number of exhibitors”. >> More Info

EFC YPN Workshop & Yuk Yuks Night

Date & Location: Apr. 7 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Ontario region of Electro-Federation Canada’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) is gearing up to host its 2nd event. There will be a Dale Carnegie educational training session from 3-5 p.m., followed by an optional dinner at 5:30 p.m. and a Yuk Yuks comedy “hangout” show from 8-10 p.m. >> More Info

Canadian Commtech East Show

Date & Location: Apr. 12-13 • Mississauga, Ont.
Info: The Canadian Commtech East Show & Seminars offers an exhibitor forum of 80+ vendors, distributors and industry associations over two days. Attendees come from the Telecom, Cable, IPTV and Wireless industries, sub-contractors and engineers, as well as IT professionals from governmental, regulatory, municipal, utility, oil and gas, and various related industries. >> More Info

Future Building 2016

Date & Location: Apr. 19-21 • London, Ont.
Info: Future Building is a three-day exhibition that provides young career seekers with the opportunity to experience hands-on activities in all areas of the construction sector. In addition, the exhibition will showcase partnerships of labour and management working together to build Ontario’s future. >> More Info