ECA Ottawa

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
ASSOCIATION OF OTTAWA

The voice of the electrical industry in the greater Ottawa Area

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ottawa (ECA Ottawa) was founded in 1964 as a not-for-profit association.
ECA Ottawa is the voice of nearly to 200 electrical contractors engaged in the industrial, commercial, institutional, residential and service markets in the Greater Ottawa Area. 

As one of 11 regional associations that make up the Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ontario (ECAO), ECA Ottawa speaks on behalf of its members on issues regarding electrical contracting, construction legislation, health and safety policies, education, government relations, labour relations and the development of industry standards and best practices.

 It is the mission of ECA Ottawa to serve, promote, and improve the electrical contracting industry while ensuring the health and safety of every one of our members and their employees, in the greater Ottawa area.

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THE ECA OTTAWA OFFICE IS CLOSED TEMPORARILY – In alignment with the Ontario governments direction that businesses must ensure that any employee who can work from home does, the ECA Ottawa staff will be working remotely.
That doesn’t mean we can’t continue to assist you so the emails of ECA Ottawa staff may be found on the OCA website at this LINK.  Please remain vigilant and stay safe!

Members

Education

Updates & INFORMATION

ECA Ottawa is the primary source for information on federal programs, industry news, codes and standards, training, COVID-19 updates, and much more. As the instances of COVID-19 decrease and interactions increase, employers should be prepared to adapt to the ever changing environment. Having proper plans and policies in place, along with appropriate and timely information, will not only assist in business continuity but will also protect you and your employees. The following articles will set out some of the key obligations and important issues employers should consider.

OTTAWA MOVES TO ORANGE LEVEL

Ottawa and Eastern Ontario Move to Orange Tuesday –  Fifty-two days after Ottawa and eastern Ontario moved into lockdown, restaurants, non-essential businesses and gyms will be allowed to reopen for…

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Ontario Ending Stay At Home

The Government of Ontario announced February 8, 2021 that the Province is “moving to a regional approach allowing each region to transition from the shutdown to a revised ‘Framework”. The…

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ECA Ontario Conference 2022

2021 Conference Rescheduled to September 2022 –  ECA Ontario’s 2021 Annual Industry Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, has been rescheduled to September 18-24,2022. Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, is nicknamed…

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Ontario Enters 2nd State of Emergency

Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a 2nd State of Emergency and a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for…

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Ontario In LockDown December 2020

December 21, 2020 – Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced today a province-wide shutdown effective Saturday, December 26 at 12:01 a.m. Most businesses and schools will remain closed The full announcement…

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canada emergency rent subsidy

November 23, 2020 – The Federal Government just announced today the new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS). Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue…

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NEW COVID FRAMEWORK

November 20, 2020 – Ontario has a developed a new Covid-19 response framework as part of its ‘Keeping Ontario Safe & Open’ strategy. This colour-coded, five-level system is designed to…

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ECA OTTAWA REMEMBERS

November 11, 2020 – Today we pause to honour the sacrifice, courage and extraordinary service of our veterans, and those who continue to serve and defend our country. This is…

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Ottawa Enters Modified Stage 2

October 9, 2020 – The Provincial Government announced targeted restrictions for Ottawa, Toronto and Peel regions due to their higher transmission rates of Covid-19. Effective Saturday, October 10, 2020 the…

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Support for Business Owners

There are a few support systems the Federal Government has announced in the last several months which apply to business owners. Programs such as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the…

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Pre-Screening Now Mandatory

As COVID-19 cases increase within Ontario in what has been described as a “second wave”, the Ontario Government has implemented regulatory changes that, effective September 26, 2020, mandate that all…

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New TEMPORARY EI PROGRAMS

For CERB claimants who don’t qualify for the new EI benefits, which the CCPA estimates could be as many as two million people, they may be eligible to apply for…

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