The Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ottawa (ECA Ottawa) is the voice of the electrical industry on all matters pertaining to the greater Ottawa area. It is a not-for-profit organization that represents approximately 100 unionized electrical contractors in the greater Ottawa area.
As one of 11 area associations that make up the Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ontario (ECAO), ECA Ottawa speaks on behalf of its members on issues regarding electrical contracting legislation, health and safety policies, and construction legislation. It is the mission of ECA Ottawa to serve, promote, and improve the electrical contracting industry on behalf of its members in the greater Ottawa area.
ECA OTTAWA OFFICE OPENING JUNE 1
Office Opening June 1 – Based on the current status of the COVID – 19 pandemic, the ECA Ottawa office, 86 Greenfield Ave, will reopen on Monday, June 1, 2020. Anyone requiring Stat Dec ‘s to be signed or any apprentice testing or paperwork should call the ECA Office June 1st and make an appointment. Please note: access to the office is available by appointment only. If you show up without an appointment you will not be allowed in.
In the meantime, our staff are working remotely and will respond to all requests as soon as possible. While you can certainly call the office, email will provide the quickest response (Daryl@ecaottawa.org).
Stabilization Fund Applications – Please do not fax your Stabilization Fund Applications to the ECA Office. Please email all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONSIDERATIONS WHEN GOING BACK TO WORK
As you continue to prepare your company, staff and sites for full deployment please ensure you review the following .pdf document to assist you in checking off the considerations moving forward in a post-pandemic environment. Click here to review or download the checklist.
LINKS TO GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
Click the following link below for fact sheets and government resources.
Click the following link for Province of Ontario updates provided twice daily.
Click the following link for articles pertaining to construction & business.
CONTRACTOR HOT LINE
Business owners can call a new HOTLINE established to answer questions concerning your essential business status. The ‘Stop The Spread’ hotline number is 1-888-444-3659. The line will be available from 8:30am – 9:00pm Monday – Friday and 8:30am – 5:00pm Saturday & Sunday.
FOR ALL WSIB QUESTIONS
For any WSIB questions, we have contracted TeksMed through ECA Ontario to provide support for all issues. The number is 1-877-850-1021. This is a complimentary service for ECA Ottawa members.
Please Note: ECA Ottawa is not providing legal advice. Any information is provided to assist our Members. Please seek legal advice should you have further questions.