March 6, 2019 – Liteline, a lighting manufacturer based in Richmond Hill, Ont., has hired Eric Teacher as a regional sales manager, specializing in the specifications market.
March 6, 2019 – Weather Guard has introduced what it calls the industry’s first truck box with integrated lighting, to increase visibility of tool storage for electrical contractors and other professionals.
March 1, 2019 – Toronto-based lighting manufacturer Viscor has promoted Bruce Ramsay (pictured) to brand manager, with oversight of the company’s Certolux, Visioneering and TBR product lines.
February 28, 2019 - Hamilton’s Provincial Offences Court has convicted Leonard Sankar, owner and operator of MJ Construction, for conducting unsafe electrical work without the necessary licence across Southern Ontario.
February 21, 2019 – Leviton’s Load Center, an Internet-connected system that lets homeowners monitor their energy consumption, has been updated with ‘intelligent’ circuit breakers for easier installation by electrical contractors.
February 19, 2019 – Engie MultiTech, a full-service electrical and mechanical contractor, has hired Michael De Cesare (pictured), Andre Dagenais and Daniel M. Stephen to join its office in Mississauga, Ont.
February 19, 2019 – During March Break, Hydro-Québec will offer free guided tours of its Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest run-of-river hydroelectric plants.
February 13, 2019 - The Promenades du Parc is an open ‘strip’ shopping centre serving the everyday needs of the growing community of St-Hubert, Que. The complex was built in 1990 and covers 104,313 square feet, with ample parking for its key tenant stores, such as IGA, National Bank of Canada and Pharmaprix.
February 12, 2019 – AD, a member-owned buying and marketing group for electrical supplies and other products, has announced plans to merge with IDI, a co-operative network of Canadian distributors of industrial supplies, power transmission devices, bearing products, fluid power and safety products, effective Apr. 1. The transaction will create a new brand, ‘AD Canada Industrial & Safety.’
February 11, 2019 - One of the important changes introduced by the 2018 CE Code, with regard to the treatment of designated hazardous locations, is how the code addresses the use of ‘intrinsically safe’ (IS) field wiring circuits, which are designed to limit electrical energy levels to prevent ignition of the explosive atmosphere—i.e. gas or dust—surrounding the equipment.
February 11, 2019 – Arlington Industries’ LTMC rain- and concrete-tight zinc fittings are compatible with a range of PVC jacketed MC and Teck 90 cable sizes.
AEA Learning Expo
March 26, 2019
DesignLights Consortium Annual Stakeholder Meeting
April 1-3, 2019
ICT Canada - Presented by BICSI
April 8-10, 2019