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COVID 19 Electrical Industry Impact

Last week was a “helluva” week for many with hourly reminders of a changing world due to an invisible enemy that is justifiably panicking all.

 

 

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With the COVID-19 crisis underway, EFC is working diligently to provide current electrical community updates. Their polls will be refreshed weekly to provide the latest industry sentiments.

 

 

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Hammond Power Solutions Inc. announced its financial results for the Fourth Quarter of 2019.

 

 

EFC logo 2018 400TalentNest is the new “go to” Career Site for the Electro-Federation of Canada. It’s an Applicant Recruiting and Tracking Software platform available in both English and French.

 

 

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The Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA) has announced its eBiz 2020 general sessions, keynote speaker, and educational session tracks that all align with the theme “Innovations. Knowledge. Solutions.”

 

 

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Gerrie Electric was recognized with Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for overall business performance and sustained growth.

 

 

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E.B. Horsman & Son (EBH), one of the fastest-growing, independently owned full-line electrical distributors in Western Canada, announced that it is a 2020 winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation...

 

 

EIN Electrozad logo 400Electrozad is pleased to announce the appointment of James Taylor to the position of Vice President Sales and Marketing for the Corporation and Greg Gare to the position of Vice President and General Manager.

 

 

EIN Danfoss logo 400Danfoss, manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, is accepting entries for its eleventh annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition.

 

 

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Lumen has recently announced the new complete eCommerce experience on lumen.ca, involving several benefits and a few impacts such as an update of the mobile application.

 

 

Gurvinder ChopraBy Gurvinder Chopra

This June, Canadians will commemorate Electrical Safety Month; June also marks the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic national lockdown. For many Canadians, working from home has become the new normal. As confinement continues, the demand for constant power feed to connect to the world we now live, work, and play in at home has grown substantially. Homes are being equipped with new technologies that offer plenty of benefits, but they also place high demand on electrical systems at home, potentially causing serious safety risks. 

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Building Permits - MarchThe total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decreased 13.2% to $7.4 billion in March, with declines reported in seven provinces and two territories. The $1.1 billion national decrease was the largest since August 2014. This reflected notable drops in Ontario (-12.9%), Quebec (-18.1%) and British Columbia (-19.4%), which coincided with efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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The total value of residential permits decreased 13.1% to $4.6 billion in March.

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Harold HayesHarold Hayes, a stalwart of the electrical industry, passed away peacefully in Scarborough, Ontario at the age of 90 on May 9, 2020.

Harold joined the industry as an apprentice at age 18, working first for his father’s business, Power Cable Installations, and then for Comstock. Among his later accomplishments, he formed Federal Pioneer Electric’s electric heating division, served as president of the Ontario Electric League in 1985, and while in his 80s consulted for Intellimeter Canada Inc.

 

 

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Sarah SilversteinBlake Marchand

Sarah Silverstein is a principal with Liteline along side her two brothers Mark and Daniel. Together, they lead the company founded by their father, Steve Silverstein, who retired in 2018.

Although she initially pursued a career in outdoor education, Sarah was instrumental in the company’s expansion into architectural lighting and the U.S. market. She joined Liteline as a project manager in between stints working in outdoor education. Now she leads Liteline’s U.S. distribution arm and marketing department.

 

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