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Codes & Standards

Codes and standards are an integral part of product development and market opportunities in Canada. EFC works closely with members and regulatory bodies such as CSA Group, Underwriters Laboratories, the Standards Council of Canada, to support the advancement of codes and standards in Canada.

For updates on Codes and Standards by Business Section, follow this link.

Follow the links below to get the pulse on the latest codes and standards updates related to our market:

Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1: Adoption by Province (updated: May 2019)

Province/territory Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) Adopted Code edition Effective Date*
Alberta Alberta Municipal Affairs 2018 CE Code February 1st, 2019
British Columbia BC Safety Authority 2015 CE Code February 29, 2016
Manitoba Manitoba Hydro 2018 CE Code October 1, 2018
City of Winnipeg 2018 CE Code October 1, 2018
New Brunswick Prov. of NB. Dep of Public Safety 2015 CE Code July 1, 2015
Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Newfoundland and Labrador 2018 CE Code July 2018
City of St. John’s 2018 CE Code TBD
Northwest Territories Northwest Territories Public Works and Services 2018 CE Code June 2018
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education 2018 CE Code May 1, 2018
Nunavut Nunavut Community and Government Services 2015 CE Code October 1, 2015
Ontario Electrical Safety Authority 2018 CE Code May 16, 2019
Prince Edward island Prince Edward Island Inspection Services 2018 CE Code January 1, 2019
Québec Régie du Bâtiment du Québec 2015 CE Code October 1, 2018
Saskatchewan SaskPower 2018 CE Code January 1, 2019
Yukon Yukon Department of Community Services 2015 CE Code April 1, 2015