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    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Pickering, Ontario – Hubbell Canada, manufacturer of electrical and lighting products, announces another significant step forward in our digital journey. On Thursday, June 3, 2021, the Hubbell Canada website will show in both French and English, providing our French-speaking population with the same rich and robust digital experience that our English-speaking population has enjoyed since the ...read more
    Categories: OEL Members' News
    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    CSA Group, in collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), is providing access to complimentary elearning to Ontario residents to reduce the burden of compliance and assist with economic recovery. Courses include 2021 Canadian Electrical Code Overview of Changes for Ontarians, 2021 Canadian Electrical Code Essentials for Ontarians and How to Navigate ...read more
    Categories: Codes and Standards, Health and Safety, Education, OEL Members' News
    Friday, June 04, 2021
    June 4, 2021 (Toronto, ON) – The Ontario Electrical League (OEL) applauds the passing of Bill 288, Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021, the Ontario government’s new measures to help tradespeople receive certification through Skilled Trades Ontario.   “Minister McNaughton deserves praise for a thoughtful piece of legislation that reflects his approach to engaging the industry ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, Compliance and Enforcement, Provincial Government
    Monday, May 17, 2021
    Jim Peplinski continues to strengthen their team of vehicle leasing experts to better serve OEL members across Ontario, with the addition of new Commercial Lease Manager, Steve Song. Steve will be reaching out to OEL members in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph and London areas over the coming weeks to introduce himself and discuss any upcoming vehicle needs or fleet challenges.   If you would like ...read more
    Categories: OEL Members' News, Announcements
    Friday, May 07, 2021
    By Electro Cables Inc. There was a move by ESA to restrict cables used in ductless mini-split air conditioners to UL-approved PLTC and TC-ER-JP cables certified under UL standard 1277. After much discussion with Electro Federation Canada and its manufacturing members, it proposed that we could come up with a Canadian CSA-approved cable for this, and they came up with the following solution.  "In ...read more
    Categories: OEL Members' News
    Friday, May 07, 2021
    May 7, 2021 (Toronto, ON) – The Ontario Electrical League (OEL) applauds the Ontario government’s new measures to help tradespeople receive certification through Skilled Trades Ontario, announced yesterday by the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton.   “With the introduction of the Building Opportunities in the Skills Trades Act, Minister McNaughton has ...read more
    Categories: Compliance and Enforcement, Announcements, Provincial Government
    Friday, April 09, 2021
    In April of 1956, founder Al Merlo opened the doors of his electrical company, Merlo Electric in Hamilton Ontario. Al started out wiring houses for a number of local home builders which he continued with for the first twenty years of operation. He would later expand his work to include apartment buildings, large projects and municipal contracts.   Today, Merlo Electric is a 24/7 service company ...read more
    Categories: OEL Members' News
    Wednesday, April 07, 2021
    City Electric Supply is pleased to announce that their ongoing commitment to providing their employees an enjoyable working atmosphere is recognized, as City Electric Supply receives certification from Great Place to Work. “We are immensely proud to have achieved this status," said Wayne Davies, Vice President of Operations. Being a family electrical wholesale business, City Electric ...read more
    Categories: OEL Members' News
    Thursday, March 25, 2021
    March 25, 2021 (Toronto, ON) – The Ontario Electrical League (OEL) welcomes the newly-announced 2021 Budget and its aim to continue modernizing and evolving the skilled trades and apprenticeship system.   “Yesterday’s 2021 Budget laid out resources that will help us move beyond COVID-19 and help fuel our economic recovery,” said Stephen Sell, OEL president. “Investments in infrastructure and ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, OEL News
    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    March 23, 2021 Hubbell Canada announces a new training website, Hubbell Learning Academy. The easy-to-use, mobile-friendly site hosts product courses with training modules and tests to reinforce your knowledge. You will also find videos which offer additional information and installation instructions. There’s currently a great contest that runs until April 30. Visit our website at www.hubbell.ca ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, OEL Members' News
    Monday, March 15, 2021
    Read: COVID-19 Vaccination and the Workplace
    Categories: Health and Safety, Labour Law
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    On February 10, 2021, the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario updated its COVID-19 Screening Tool for Businesses and Organizations (Screening Workers) and its COVID-19 Screening Tool for Businesses and Organizations (Screening Patrons). Under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19 Act, 2020 and its associated regulations, every business or organization to ...read more
    Categories: Health and Safety, Labour Law
    Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    February 10, 2021 – Graybar Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Jones as the new Vice President, Central Region, effective February 15, 2021. This appointment follows the departure of Joe Caranci, previous Vice President, Central Region. Jones joined Graybar Canada in 2015 as the Regional Comm Data Manager for the central region and moved his way up in the company, his most ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, OEL Members' News
    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    January 26, 2021 – Salex, a facilitator of commercial lighting installations and control systems for Canada’s architectural lighting community, is excited to announce the promotion of Paul Manson to GTA Sales Manager. Paul joined Salex back in 2015 and has over 25 years of invaluable industry experience. Dedicated to the education and promotion of quality, high-efficiency lighting and controls, ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, OEL Members' News
    Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Categories: Compliance and Enforcement, Provincial Government, Announcements, Health and Safety
    Monday, January 04, 2021
    Read: ESA Welcomes New Chair Board of Directors
    Categories: Announcements, Codes and Standards