January 4, 2019 – On Nov. 7, 2018, Justin Trudeau became the first sitting prime minister to address the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA).
January 4, 2019 – Low-voltage (LV) electrical component manufacturer Noark Electric North America has added several new accessories to its Ex9S32 line of motor circuit protection control products.
January 3, 2019 – Robertson Electric Wholesale, headquartered in Vaughan, Ont., plans to open its first Alberta branch this March in Edmonton, starting with a focus on lighting and associated products before adding wire and cable offerings.
December 21, 2018 – Audible signal device supplier Transducers USA has added a stainless steel warning indicator to its Tonelight product line.
December 20, 2018 – Compression connector manufacturer Burndy has expanded its portfolio of aluminum panel board terminals with new lugs.
December 19, 2018 - The Weidmüller Group, which develops industrial power, signal and data products, has promoted Terry Hodgson to executive vice-president (EVP) for North America and president for the U.S.
December 18, 2018 – LSI Industries, which manufactures industrial and commercial lighting products, has appointed Terry Bair vice-president (VP) of channel sales.
December 18, 2018 – Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Systems recently launched a mobile app and web portal to help electrical contractors, electricians and thermography service professionals organize their thermal inspection data and client information.
December 17, 2018 - IBEW Local 530, based in Sarnia, Ont., has opened its first stand-alone training centre, supporting a broader selection of educational opportunities for apprentices and journeymen alike.
December 17, 2018 - Scientists are getting closer to designing thermoelectric materials that could efficiently harvest heat from the surrounding environment and convert it into electricity to power devices and appliances, according to a review of the latest research in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM).
December 14, 2018 – Toronto-based contractor Quantum Electric recently helped restore a widowed mother’s “faith in humanity” by coming to her family’s aid before Christmas.
December 14, 2018 – Canadian luminaire manufacturer Viscor has hired Pierre Legare as executive vice-president (EVP) of sales and marketing, effective Jan. 2, 2019.
December 13, 2018 – Focal Point has expanded its Seem-branded portfolio of architectural luminaires with new recessed grid and direct/indirect products.
December 12, 2018 - On Oct. 31, National Energy Board (NEB) chair and CEO Peter Watson introduced a new outlook report with a speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade. Discussing the report’s projections for future energy supply and demand at a national level (through 2040), he explained Canada’s ‘electricity mix’ is becoming greener, as renewable sources experience significant rates of growth and play an increasingly important role.
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