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Unlicensed contractor to pay $50,625 for illegal electrical workMarch 14, 2018From 1 employee and a “Panic Wagon” to 60 years of Gerrie ElectricMarch 7, 2018Meter technician Adam Dixon to lead sledge hockey team in PyeongchangFebruary 28, 2018FEB Top Picks: Canadian manufacturing at critical point, EFC marketing awards video and moreFebruary 24, 2018“Together, we will write the future... one electrifying race at a time”February 21, 2018Online portals, “donated” employees and comfort trucksFebruary 14, 2018$12,500 fine for advertising illegal electrical workFebruary 7, 2018A look back at Lightfair 2017January 31, 2018JAN Top Picks: Shapiro retiring, Ledvance shutters Drummondville, and moreJanuary 27, 2018Veolia now able to recycle your lamps in OntarioJanuary 24, 2018Ledvance shuttering its Drummondville facilityJanuary 17, 2018Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program sets recordsJanuary 10, 2018Anatomy of a tax fightJanuary 3, 2018EBMag’s Top Stories of 2017December 30, 2017Lafarge fined $115K after worker shockedDecember 20, 2017Ontario passes Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017December 13, 2017ECA of Alberta’s 55th Anniversary Convention and Training DayDecember 6, 2017Jim Taggart now leads IMARK CanadaNovember 29, 2017NOV Top Picks: Canadian Electrical Awards, OEL Conference, BCUC Site C inquiry and moreNovember 25, 2017Franklin Empire marks 75 years with Carlingview expansionNovember 22, 2017“Change your thinking, change your outcome”November 15, 2017Tunnels, Mills, Subsea Cables, Turnarounds and Safety ChampsNovember 8, 2017Entegrus Powerlines fined $70,000 after workers injuredNovember 1, 2017OCT Top Picks: IEEE PCIC, Ideal Skills challenge, a settlement & moreOctober 28, 2017Arlington and Bridgeport settle all pending litigationOctober 25, 2017Electric Elle “attracts some incredible industry women”October 18, 2017Reflections and photos from IEEE PCICOctober 11, 2017DC “hot stick” for electrician, first responder safetyOctober 4, 2017SEPT Top Picks: Prompt Payment, WSIB, Technical Safety BCSeptember 30, 2017ABB acquiring GE Industrial Solutions for $2.6 billionSeptember 27, 2017“Can you hear me now?” Philips Lighting answersSeptember 20, 2017Strategy for solving & avoiding power quality problemsSeptember 13, 2017Write your MP! Support Canada Prompt Payment ActSeptember 6, 2017An analysis of lithium-ion energy storageAugust 30, 2017August TOP PICKS: Baron retiring, jail time, Fluence & MoreAugust 26, 2017Jail time and $50K fines for illegal electrical workAugust 23, 2017Are Quebec & Ontario EV subsidies “just a waste”?August 16, 2017Wow! Milton Shop marks 40 years without LT injuryAugust 9, 2017Electrimat recognized for entrepreneurial excellenceAugust 2, 2017July TOP PICKS: Bruce Diplock, Truck King, Floatovoltaics & MoreJuly 29, 2017BCSA seeks technology advisory committee membersJuly 26, 2017World’s largest “floatovoltaic” test bedJuly 19, 2017Navigating a “sea of sameness” with EFC’s Carol McGloganJuly 12, 2017Truck King Challenge: Which pickup reigns supreme?July 5, 2017Celebrating Canada150 at ElectrifestJune 28, 2017A call for GIVE ambassadorsJune 21, 2017Building trades monument “a gift to all Canadians”June 14, 2017PHOTOS • “Electrical Safety by Design” SeminarJune 7, 2017Lethal finish for horribly run job...May 31, 2017May Top Picks: Skills & Ideal Supply show, vision for Chalk River + moreMay 27, 2017PHOTOS & VIDS: 28th Skills Ontario CompetitionMay 24, 2017$1.2-billion vision for Chalk RiverMay 17, 2017Meet Southwire Canada’s new pres!May 10, 2017The “short, skinny kid with long hair”...May 3, 2017April Top Picks: Shock for Bruce Site B worker, supervisor fined after fatality + moreApril 29, 2017Are you pricing for profits, or poverty?April 26, 2017LED issues from the trenchesApril 19, 2017Who has the “Power to Build”?April 12, 2017Bruce Site B electrical worker shockedApril 5, 2017The JUNO's red carpet for IBEW & ECAOMarch 29, 2017March Top Picks: $28K fine for supervisor and isotopes at OPGMarch 25, 2017Philips expands MH lamp RECALL!March 22, 2017$28K fine for SaskPower supervisorMarch 15, 2017“Seed” to upgrade downtown VanCityMarch 8, 2017Graybar is home again in WindsorMarch 1, 2017February Top Picks: Electrified mass transit and fatal shock from a craneFebruary 25, 2017Wiring hazard: DVI incandescent luminaireFebruary 22, 2017600V gantry crane delivers fatal shockFebruary 15, 2017Stanley Black & Decker brings the noiseFebruary 8, 2017“Thousands of green jobs” promisedFebruary 1, 2017January Top Picks: A Tradie Tip & Canada’s Magna IV Engineering opens 2nd U.S. officeJanuary 28, 2017Easco Electric gets it done in HalifaxJanuary 25, 2017Douglas Lighting stakes out Burnaby HQJanuary 18, 2017Winning work with a little psychologyJanuary 11, 2017Quebec/Ontario go big with power agreementJanuary 4, 2017The birthday Glen Miller will NEVER forgetDecember 21, 2016December Top Picks: An Intertek warning and nuclear waste-powered batteryDecember 17, 2016Have your say in workplace health & safetyDecember 14, 2016Moving a 155-ton transformer 3000 km in 4 hoursDecember 7, 2016It’s a capacity market for AlbertaNovember 30, 2016November Top Picks: High school powerline techs and electricians as roofersNovember 26, 2016Manitoba joins New West Partnership Trade AgreementNovember 23, 2016Time for electricians to become roofers?November 16, 2016Alberta’s power pros welcome Renewable Electricity ActNovember 9, 2016What do Nixon Electric, Jason Loney & Horizon have in common?November 2, 2016October Top Picks: Big Prompt Payment talk and Canada's Electrical Safety superheroesOctober 29, 2016TSP Canada Towers fined AGAINOctober 26, 2016Big artificial skyglow in new atlasOctober 19, 2016WARNING for Ortech connectorsOctober 12, 2016Fingers crossed for Prompt PaymentOctober 5, 2016SaskPower calling for solar vendorsSeptember 28, 2016September Top Picks: A Tornado, Acquisitions & Electric Elle GolfSeptember 24, 2016Windsor tornado can't keep Graybar downSeptember 21, 2016“Business as usual” for LEDvance in CanadaSeptember 14, 2016Batman should be “Flatman”September 7, 2016CS Wind Canada worker caught in a skirtAugust 31, 2016August Top Picks: Machine Shop Death, Chadwick After Fire & MoreAugust 27, 2016RECALL: Kohler portable generatorsAugust 24, 2016An electrifying taste for wasteAugust 17, 2016Shock leads to machine shop deathAugust 10, 2016The youngest powerline techs you’ll ever meet...August 3, 2016July Top Picks: Caught on Kijiji, Off-grid in Alberta & More!July 30, 2016Light up your urinal while you peeJuly 27, 2016Unlicensed electrical contactor can’t hide on KijijiJuly 20, 2016What do you get from 1000 electrical plans?July 13, 2016Siemens helps refugees stay connectedJuly 6, 2016RECALL: Shock hazard with 3M hard hatsJune 29, 2016June Top Picks: Workers’ Comp, Recalls, WiRE WomenJune 25, 2016WARNING: Potentially hazardous A21 LEDsJune 22, 2016eHouse electrocutes solar farm workerJune 15, 2016RECALL! Southwire’s voltage detectorsJune 8, 2016Electrical worker falls; dealer dealt $65k fineJune 1, 2016FREE code training for Fort Mac evacueesMay 25, 2016VIDEO: Legrand flicks fuel cell switchMay 18, 201626th OESC comes into effectMay 11, 2016VIDEO: Campbell's soups up power with CHPMay 4, 2016“The first lighting revolution is over ... LED won”April 26, 2016High-five to Franklin Empire’s Bob Shapiro!April 20, 2016After sub pleads guilty, utility fined $225kApril 13, 2016