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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 representing unionized electrical contractors.  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. 

ECA Ottawa speaks on behalf of its members on issues regarding electrical contracting, construction legislation, health and safety policies, education, government relations, labour relations, 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.
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ECA Ottawa is very pleased to welcome everyone back to our Annual Golf Tournament. It takes place July 19, 2022 at Kanata Lakes. Registration and sponsorhsip opportunties are available here on our website –  click here

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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.

Welcome New President & Board

 New ECA Ottawa President, Johannes Ziebarth, CEO of Ziebarth Electric Company, is pleased to welcome the 2022-2023 Board of Directors as elected at ECA Ottawa’s 57th Annual General Meeting last…

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CITY UPDATES VACCINATION POLICY

To align with the easing of restrictions by the Province, the City of Ottawa will be amending its Mandatory Vaccination Policy to apply only to employees in identified high-risk settings…

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Mask Mandate Ends Today

Masks are no longer mandatory in most indoor settings in Ontario. The Ontario government has lifted the mask mandate for indoor settings, including schools, restaurants, fitness centres and cinemas as…

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Lifting MandatorY Masks

On March 9, 2022, Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a statement lifting mandatory masking as of March 21, 2022. With continued improvement in trends, Ontario will…

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WSIB Employer Rebates

The Minister of Labour Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, announced this morning that the WSIB will be making a distribution of its surplus funds to safe employers in advance…

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Ontario Removing Restrictions

The next phase of measures being eased wil start on February 17, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. As a result, sociaal gatherings will increase to 50 indoors, 100 outdoors. Other outdoors…

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OTTAWA Begins Opening

Starting Monday, Janaury 31, 2022 Ontarians can go back to enjoying restaurants, bars, gyms, shopping, sports, museums and increased gathering numbers. Indoors, you are allowed up to 10 people and…

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ONTARIO EASES RESTRICTIONS

Today, the Ontario government released details of steps to gradually ease public health measures. Starting January 31, 2022, indoor gathering limits will increase to 10 people and 25 people outdoors.…

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TEMporary Electric Rate Relief

Starting today, the Ontario government is providing 21 days of electricity-rate relief to support families and workers spending more time at home, as well as small businesses, consistent with the…

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ECA Ottawa Reschedules AGM

ECA Ottawa’s Board of Directors has agreed to reschedule this years AGM to April 12, 2022. It is the goal of the Board to host the event in-person but if…

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Ontario Back To Step 2

In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province…

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ONTARIO UPDATES OMICRON RESTRICTIONS

To further strengthen its response to Omicron and reduce opportunities for close contact as the province gets as many vaccines into arms as possible, Ontario is introducing a 50 per cent capacity…

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