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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 2022)

Province/territory Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) Adopted Code edition Effective Date*
Alberta Alberta Municipal Affairs 2021 CE Code February 1, 2022
British Columbia BC Safety Authority 2018 CE Code January 1, 2020
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 2018 CE Code January 1, 2020
Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Newfoundland and Labrador 2021 CE Code July 1, 2021
City of St. John’s 2021 CE Code February 7, 2022
Northwest Territories Northwest Territories Public Works and Services 2021 CE Code July 2021
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education 2021 CE Code May 1, 2021
Nunavut Nunavut Community and Government Services 2018 CE Code August 2019
Ontario Electrical Safety Authority 2021 CE Code May 5, 2022
Prince Edward island Prince Edward Island Inspection Services 2021 CE Code June 12, 2021
Québec Régie du Bâtiment du Québec 2015 CE Code October 1, 2018
Saskatchewan SaskPower 2021 CE Code November 1, 2021
Yukon Yukon Department of Community Services 2021 CE Code April 1, 2022

*It is recommended to contact the Authority Having Jurisdiction to confirm which edition is in force.