The Electrical Contractors Association of Quinte–St. Lawrence is committed to providing our members and the public with helpful information about all matters related to the electrical contracting industry. That’s why we’ve assembled a selection of links to electrical industry resources to help you find all the information you need from one convenient hub. This page will connect you with information on topics ranging from health & safety and industry standards to technological research and financial practices.
The Building Operators and Managers Association provides information about the Canadian commercial real estate industry, addressing issues and promoting the industry through information, education, and advocacy. BOMA’s members include both national and regional associations. BOMA creates a voice for the industry and advocates the members’ interest within other organizations.
The Canadian Construction Association represents Canada’s construction industry, an industry employing 1.27 million Canadians and accounting for approximately 7% of Canada’s gross domestic product. The association takes charge of promoting ethics, skills, and responsibility in the industry. The CCA deals with matters of public policy, legal standards, and the development goals of contractors.
The Canadian Electrical Contractors Association serves the interests of over 8,000 electrical contractors from across Canada on a national level, representing an industry which generates over $5 billion in revenues and directly employs 70,000 people. The association deals with matters of standard practice, contract documents, taxation, contractor training, and also offers a newsletter, courses and seminars, and various other publications.
The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario serves and represents the interest of the electrical/communications contracting industry in labour, government, and public relations. The Association is committed to serving electrical contractors by providing various services to its members and by representing the entire industry to government and industry colleagues. The ECAO also advocates standard practices in the field of electrical contracting.
The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association of Ontario promotes health and safety in the industry through education. The association organizes skill-based training, auditing, and evaluations as well as training for people who perform high-risk activities including working at heights, at energized high-voltage power systems. The association provides access to resources such as apprenticeship information, health & safety information, and safety group information.
The Kingston Construction Association is an organization promoting unity between industrial, commercial, and institutional construction industries in Kingston & area. The KCA website features news, events, and other resources for local tradespeople.
The Ministry of Training College and Universities is a government ministry dedicated to helping prospective tradespeople get started on building a career in the industry. The website provides details on applying for post-secondary education, links to programs and apprenticeships, and information on other kinds of educational opportunities.
The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada is an association of contractors from various industries working to promote closer professional relationships with one another. The coalition represents the interests of thousands of member companies by providing publications, education, and news and events.
IBEW 115 is the regional chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The website contains contact information as well as a newsletter archive and forms related to the industry.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Council of Ontario represents the interests of eleven local IBEW unions across Ontario. The IBEW CCO is involved with bargaining advocacy, regulating health and safety, and promoting education in the electrical industry.
The Electrical Safety Authority is responsible for enhancing public electrical safety in Ontario. As an administrative authority and not-for-profit organization, the ESA acts on behalf of the Government of Ontario and is responsible for safety in the electrical construction industry. The ESA website provides information on electrical regulation, policies, and publishes reports as well as electrical safety awards.
The Government of Ontario website features information on a range of provincial government topics including jobs and employment, environment and energy, and education and training.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is in charge of promoting and enforcing labour legislation and to ensure fair, safe workplace practices for employees and employers alike. The goal of the ministry is to advance an economy which is successful and safe for the people of Ontario.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour provides information covering accident prevention, safety at work, and health & safety laws under the belief that all workers have the right to safe workplace.