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.

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.

Gov’t Rolls Back Numbers In Ottawa

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Feds To Replace CERB

The federal Liberals are rolling out a $37-billion income-support plan for workers whose earnings have crashed during the pandemic. The CERB will be extended for another four weeks, and a…

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Download THE Covid Mobile App

ECA Ottawa encourages our members to download the COVID Alert mobile app to protect yourself and your community!  Apple App store: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/id1520284227Google Play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.gc.hcsc.canada.stopcovid. You will receive a phone alert if you…

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OTTAWA ENTERS STAGE 3

The provincial government announced that as of Friday, July 17th at midnight, Ottawa will officially enter Stage 3 of the reopening framework.  This includes the expansion of personal gatherings from…

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PANDEMICS & CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY

Quantifying the Impact July 06, 2020 – ELECTRI-INTERNATION, is a research and education  group for the electrical construction industry. They have just finished a report on the impact of Covid-19…

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LINKS TO GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Click the following link below for fact sheets and government resources.CLICK HEREClick the following link for Province of Ontario updates provided twice daily.CLICK HEREClick the following link for articles pertaining…

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CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY (CEWS)

For employers, the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) applies at a rate of 75 per cent of the first $58,700 normally earned by employees – representing a benefit of up…

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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 required…

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ONTARIO CONSTRUCTION SECRETARIAT SURVEY SERIES

Between May and June  2020, the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) led a series of Contractor Surveys. These surveys include hundreds of ICI (Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional) contractors from across Ontario.…

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COMMERCIAL RENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Ontario Government is committing $241 million to partner with the federal government and deliver more than $900 million in urgent relief to small businesses and their landlords through a…

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SMALL BUSINESSES AND LANDLORD RELIEF

The Ontario government is partnering with the federal government to provide urgent relief for small businesses and landlords affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The province is committing $241 million through…

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