September 27, 2018 - Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) announced it has paid off its $14.2-billion unfunded liability (UFL) almost 10 years ahead of its legislated schedule, allowing it to reduce average premium rates by 29.8% in 2019.
September 21, 2018 - Roney Marketing, an agency based in Brampton, Ont., that serves the province’s electrical industry, recently took part in its first local Habitat for Humanity build day.
September 20, 2018 - Hand and power tool manufacturer Irwin is ‘kicking off’ its eighth annual National Tradesmen Day program with a new contest, which will award a VIP football experience to two deserving winners.
September 14, 2018 — Convectair has appointed Roney Marketing as its sales representative agency for southern Ontario.
August 31, 2018 - Ideal Industries, which manufactures tools and products for the electrical industry, has extended the qualifying round for its 2018 National Championship to Oct. 19, to better allow colleges and trade schools to take part in what it calls "the most thrilling competition in the electrical industry."
In a recent Ontario Electrical League (OEL) survey of employers in the industry, 73 per cent of respondents indicated they would hire more apprentices if ratio restrictions were eased.
August 28, 2018—With a new pilot project, Bixi Montreal is evaluating two options for adding electric-assisted bike-sharing, including one closed-circuit system connected to an electric network and another test with its existing infrastructure that is not connected to an electric network.
August 23, 2018 — The Port of Montreal recently won an environmental award based on its implementation of Schneider Electric’s shore power solution.
August 15, 2018 — Schneider Electric has developed the Masterpact MTZ circuit breaker as part of its EcoStruxure Power portfolio. The company says the circuit breakers increases efficiency and can adapt to evolving needs for safety, reliability and sustainability.
August 3, 2018 — Siemens Canada Women Leadership Community (WLC) recently hosted its 11th Women’s Leadership Fireside Chat at the headquarters in Oakville, Ont.
August 2, 2018 — Northern Cables Inc. is expanding its facility in Prescott, Ont., adding a 16,200 sq. ft. addition that will connect the company’s Susan Street plant with a Northern Cables building on Wood Street.
Partners in Prevention Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show
April 30-1, 2019
OEL Electrical Industry Conference
May 1-4, 2019
BCEA Victoria Trade Show
May 2, 2019