April 19, 2018 — The Ontario College of Trades recently announced officers will be performing compliance and enforcement inspections in the construction sector to coincide with the start of increased building and renovation activity during the spring and summer.
April 17, 2018 - Poor energy policy choices—including Ontario’s Green Energy Act—have increased electricity prices for residents, cost tens of thousands of manufacturing workers their jobs and produced only minimal health and environmental benefits, according to a new collection of essays published by the Fraser Institute.
April 12, 2018 — Maxime Peillet has joined Standard Products’ sales team in Eastern Canada as a lighting specialist, covering the Greater Montreal Area.
April 9, 2018 - “Entrepreneur” and “60-year-old company” are not usually found in the same sentence, so congratulations to Gerrie Electric Wholesale Ltd. co-presidents Heather Gerrie-Kwant and Elaine Gerrie-Valentini, who will receive the 2018 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from the Burlington Chamber of Commerce.
April 9, 2018 - The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) is launching a series of cross-country seminars—running from April to May 2018—that will introduce new and updated documents, with a particular focus on project delivery methods—including the new CCDC 30 “Integrated project delivery contract”—and procurement and contracting requirements.
April 6, 2018 — Schneider Electric has named Shonodeep Modak Chief Marketing Officer for North America. He will be responsible for the development and implementation of the brand and marketing strategy in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
February 15, 2018* - Adam Dixon, a meter technician at Alectra Utilities has returned from Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a silver medial from the Canadian sledge hockey team's participation at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Dixon also earned the top defenceman award for achieving the most points as a defenceman. Congratulations!
April 5, 2018 — Stelpro has appointed Luc Faessler sales manager, HVAC (Canada), effective immediately.
April 4, 2018 — The Ontario government is due to proclaim a new Construction Act (which heavily modifies the current Construction Lien Act), and while a lot of time has been spent discussing new prompt payment provisions (justifiably so), of equal importance is a whole new section regarding Adjudication.
April 4, 2018 — Upsizing the cross-sectional area of current-carrying conductors in power electrical cables can reduce the I2R loss which, in certain cases, can offset the higher material and installation costs.
OEL Electrical Industry Conference 2018
April 25-28, 2018
Electrical Safety Innovation Summit 2018 • Vancouver
April 26, 2018
National Day of Mourning
April 28, 2018