Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Survey SaysAmong seven cities across Canada, Edmonton leads and Ottawa trails. See the gap between highest and lowest salaries, and more.

SonesOkay, I need to put something out there. It might make me seem shallow, shameless or otherwise morally deficient, but here goes anyway.

EconomyThe New Housing Price Index (NHPI) rose 0.2% in March compared with the previous month.

GridThe grid is changing. The linear approach from generation and transmission through to distribution has been replaced in favour of a dynamic 2-way flow driven by distributed generation and automation. The grid has evolved, it is becoming smart.

Stats CanadaThe value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities fell 5.8% to $7.0 billion in March, marking a second consecutive monthly decrease.

SafetyFactors in the selection of arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE) have a significant effect on the worker’s reduction of harm or injuries caused from exposure during an arc flash incident. Effective selection can also help reduce the likelihood of an arc flash from occurring.

MarketingAn industry trade show is a gathering of some of the best and brightest minds that the industry has to offer.

Michelle BraniganIn an age when communication rules, and a company’s reputation can be elevated or decimated in the time it takes a tweet to circle the world, the last thing a company wants is to see itself caught up in a public relations disaster.

Survey SaysThe largest companies pay the most. In 2016, there was a $28,000 spread between the largest and smallest employers.

EIN 18 EnclosuresModular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages when compared to traditional unibody enclosures.

Changing Scene

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Global wave energy inventories have shown that Vancouver Island’s west coast is one of the ...
“The EV Discovery Centre will serve as an EV hub for consumers throughout Ontario and for ...
In early May 20 participants from Indigenous communities across Canada recently met in Richibucto, ...
The Electricity Distributors Association and its member companies have launched the Ontario ...
An installation of more than 2,200 Philips Color Kinetics iColor Accent MX Powercore programmable ...
Manitoba’s minister of growth, enterprise and trade is keen to promote east-west power ...
Lumenpulse luminaires are lighting the Jacques Cartier Bridge and a series of iconic Montreal ...
This month the first of two high-voltage power transmission cables that will enable the ...
Alectra Utilities recently presented a Hamilton, Ontario retirement and long-term care residence ...
Silicon Energy flat plate photovoltaic modules that bear an Intertek Certification Mark for Canada ...

Emera

This month the first of two high-voltage power transmission cables that will enable the transmission of clean, renewable and reliable electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia was successfully anchored at Point Anconi, NS.

The cables are the longest in North America, and will link Newfoundland to the North American transmission system for the first time

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Tools for the Trade

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  Brady introduces three labelling solutions for equipment, rating plates, circuit boards, ...
  Acklands Grainger’s Portable Wire Spool Cart has 4 wire spool bars for numerous ...
  The 1630-2 FC clamp measures earth ground loop resistances for multi-grounded systems ...
  The Brady BMP 21-Plus Label maker is a versatile and ready to go label Printer that is ...
  The Brady BMP 61 Label Printer is designed for quick and efficient identification of ...
  Ilsco has introduced and upgrade to its Taskmaster 3-in-1 battery powered tool system. ...
    Southwire’s 5-N-1 Multi Tool Pliers are ideal for all electricians ...

Product News

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  The Samsung Smart Sensor Module (SSM) incorporates radar technology and provides high ...
  SLD’s LaserLight SMD utilizes proprietary and patented semi-polar GaN laser diodes, ...
  Multiple luminaires combined with artistically styled poles add visual interest to ...
  Lutron myRoom is a family of guestroom systems for light, temperature and shade control. ...
  Zumbotel’s Craft High-Bay Lights are ideal for industrial applications and ...
  Dynamic LED enabled tunable white system for luminous surfaces that provides constant ...
  The Mode Split Outdoor LED flood/accent path light from Tech Lighting features a ...
  NOD was designed by the young Japanese designer Daisuke Kitagawa; its refined ...
  The Philips Bodine is delivered in one compact case and driver compatibility in your ...
  Dynamic natural sunlight spectrum throughout the day, syncs to local sunrise and sunset ...

Cooledge

Cooledge Lighitng Tile Premium Tunable White Dynamic LED enabled tunable white system for luminous surfaces that provides constant lumens at all CCTs and dim levels. Create luminous ceilings, feature walls, and large graphic displays with Cooledge TILE Interior lighting systems. Features: - Three choices of constant lumen output ensure consistent highly calibrated illumination - Color consistency of typically 2 SDCM between TILEs meets stringent requirements for large area installations

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Peers & Profiles

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  Most of us have a difficult enough time managing one job and a home life. However, some ...
  Since 2012 Barnstormer has advanced the abilities of their brewery with the installation ...
  Electrical Industry Canada was recently given the unique opportunity to see ...
  Vickery Electric has been providing electrical services to the Whitby area since 1923, ...
Safety standards in the electrical industry are constantly evolving, which requires that ...
Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor ...
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced ...
New York City’s Queens-Midtown tunnel is the latest lighting project to be undertaken by ...
Aesthetics, design, flair, anchored in his community, these are words easily associated with ...
Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals ...

Vickery Electric

As Canada’s oldest family owned electrical contractor Vickery Electric has a unique history. During the Depression Vickery Electric was approached by the local public utility to install the original street lighting system in downtown Whitby, Ontario. The project centered on creating jobs for individuals displaced by the Depression and to create a safer downtown environment. Nearly a century late Vickery continues to service the local Whitby area.

 

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