Electrical Industry Newsweek is published by Kerrwil Publications Limited with support from the Electrical Council, Electro-Federation Canada


This is Not a Poll

Question: Should we focus on lighter reading during the holidays or force ourselves to enjoy the fact that we have fewer concerns that seek our attention? Another question: Do you participate in consultations on additions and changes to the Canadian Electrical Code? It's not urgent to answer these questions, but you will find some answers in this edition of our newsletter.
Happy reading!

Line Goyette
Managing Editor, Electrical Industry Newsweek



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Introducing Square D™ SurgeLoc for NQ Panelboards

Schneider Surgelock Easy Installation, Space Saving, Money Saving Design

Schneider Electric is pleased to announce the release of the innovative Surgelogic SurgeLoc, a new line of commercial surge that provides advanced power and equipment protection for Square D™ NQ panelboards. Engineered with input from contractors and specifiers, the innovative SurgeLoc device from Schneider Electric™ has revolutionized commercial surge protection. Read More

Codes and Standards

2015 CE Code: Changes on "Approved Electrical Equipment"

By Pierre McDonald
2015 CE Code There are several major changes coming with the 2015 CE Code, and the changes within the definition of "Approved" and Appendix A are one of the more relevant ones. Pierre McDonald explains. Read More

Green Pages

Canadian Developers Seeing Payback on Green Buildings, says new report

Payback on green building A new report by McGraw Hill has found that Canadians developers are starting to see the benefits of building green, and planning their future projects accordingly. Read More


Building Permits Continue Slow Upward Trend, reports StatsCan

Building Permit Trends The month of May saw a 13.8% increase from April in the value of building permits issued, reports StatsCan, primarily led by commercial building permits in Ontario and Manitoba, as well as multi-family dwellings in British Columbia. Read More

Peers and Profiles

New Electric: Relationships to Growth

New Electric Burlington, ON. born New Electric began in 1970 and quickly earned a rep for quality and quick response. By the nineties, they began to take that reputation south of the border. Read More


Manufacturing Top Spot

Manufacturing Top Spot for Electrical Techs

In this week's Survey Says, we look at employment areas for electrical technicians and technologists in Canada. Turns out, it's quite varied, with not only manufacturing, but also scientific services, public services and cultural industries taking slices of the pie. Read More


Track the stock market performance of 25 publicly traded electrical equipment suppliers and electrical wholesalers. Updated weekly.

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