This article is a summary of EHRC’s Agents of Change panel, Bridging the Gap Between Talk and Action. The annual event hosted by EHRC at the Toronto Reference Library is a two-day event designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the electricity industry.
November 23, 2022 By Blake Marchand This article is a discussion with Michael Wilson, Director, Electrical, CSA Group, where we take a closer look at recent changes to CSA C22.3 NO. 1:20 Overhead Systems and CSA C22.3 NO. 7:20 Underground Systems, which as Wilson mentions, were updated in January 2022. Climate change is no doubt…
November 21, 2022 Electrical contractors, after all you’ve been through these past two years of crisis and chaos, you deserve better! That’s why LEDVANCE LLC, the maker of LEDVANCE® and SYLVANIA® General Lighting in the US and Canada, is launching its “You Deserve Better” contest for electrical contractors to help make things better! There are…
November 11, 2022 Schneider Electric along with Footprint Project have announced their work to develop and deploy mobile, cloud-connected microgrids for disaster relief was named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 which features “200 extraordinary innovations changing our lives.” In the wake of extreme weather disasters, the collective teams developed rapidly deployable clean energy microgrids for impacted…
By William (Bill) Burr The Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need. This series of articles provides a guide to help users find their way through this critical document. This is not intended to replace the notes in Appendix B or the explanations of…
Ontario will be making available four new and expanded energy-efficiency programs, also known as Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) programs, to ensure a reliable, affordable, and clean electricity system to power the province, drive electrification and support strong economic growth.
In step with the larger trend of consolidation in B2B distribution, Sonepar has been very active in acquisitions since 2021. The global electrical distributor recently released a “Growth Stories” video series, including a story featuring perspectives from entrepreneurial leaders of Sonepar-acquired companies in the US.
The NEMA4X and EEMAC4X rated SLBFN series of weatherproof battery units are designed to operate in the most extreme environments.
Ericson Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of Job site power and protection, jobsite lighting, portable power and pendant and control products is pleased to announce the appointment of Sales Outsource Solutions to represent Ericson across Canada, beginning October 1, 2023.
This article stems from the discussion at Nexans’ Change the Current event hosted this past month at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, focusing on the presentation by Dr. Bruce Lourie, a policy expert and best selling author. The theme of the discussion was electrification, clean energy, and achieving net-zero-carbon in Canada and what an electrified future means practically.
On Thursday, September 29th, ECABC celebrated its 70th Annual General Meeting at the beautiful Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria. During the evening ceremonies, Deborah Cahill—who served as the Association’s President for 14 years from 2008-2022—was surprised with an induction into the ECABC Hall of Fame, the greatest honour the Association can bestow upon its members.
Rule 72-000 notes that this is a supplementary or amendatory section of the code and applies to the services and distribution facilities for mobile homes and recreational vehicle parks.
Schneider Electric has announced the appointment of Frederick Morency as Vice President, Sustainability, Strategic Initiatives & Innovation to lead its Electrification and Sustainability strategy in Canada.
ABB is investing US $13 million in its Installation Products Division Iberville manufacturing facility in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, to increase production capacity and establish a research & development facility at its global center of excellence for cable tray manufacturing.
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Kragnes, RSE, as the Chair of its Board of Directors. Rebecca is the Indigenous Business Relations Manager at Bird Construction.
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) and its partners – the Canadian Construction Association, Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board, Apprenticesearch.com, BuildForce Canada and SkillPlan launched their Canadian Apprenticeship Service program, are distributing grants to employers who hire Level one apprentices.