Canadian Electrical Industry News Week
Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussion Group

Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussion Group

Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussions is a Facebook group designed to be a discussion forum for the electrical trade. Moderated by the Electrical Industry News Week team, we would like to bring together Canada's Electrician community as a resource for Canadian Electricians.

Whether you’re looking for advice for a particular job or code conundrum, want to post completed projects or even if you just want to gripe about an electrical mess you had to clean up. Below you'll find posts from the group, follow the link to join the discussion. 


CECD Zac recetacleOne CECD group memeber recently posed a quick code question regarding some new arc fault requirements and powering a hallway receptical with a bedroom receptical. 

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CECD knob 400Do you ever re-purpose these for anything interesting? Grab a photo and send it in! Would love to see some cool DIY projects.

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 EIN CECD panel 175This is from a walled off section of a century home basement that had its electrical upgraded previously. Have you come across something like this? How do you address approach it?

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What do you recommend to your customers on using outlet extenders?

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EIN CECD ground 175Update from a previous post... local electrician sorted out this ground wire issue. How did they do?

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CECD conduitwaterHave you ever laid conduit and come back the next day to find it filled with water? What are your best practices for clearing it out?

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CECDromexEver come across the old knob and tube trick to romex? At some point the electrical was to be upgraded but someone just put the sheath from romex over the old knob and tube. Good reason to hire a licensed electrical contractor!

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CECD groundwireThis is from a house in Ontario… two grounding wires that have been connected on a residential panel. How would you approach upgrading it?

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CECD fusepanelA recently purchase house needs a panel upgrade but fuses aren't labeled. How would you approach figuring out where the electrical lines go?

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Nexans Webinar - Key 2021 Electrical Code Changes Impacting Wire and Cable

Nexans Free WebinarJoin NEXANS for a free webinar with Isaac Müller, Applications Engineer for Nexans as he reviews and discusses the changes to the 2021 Canadian Electrical Code related to wire and cable. This free webinar will take place Wed, Jan 27, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

This webinar includes:
- Updated rules to protect cables (12-514,12-516)
- New conditions of use for wire & cable (Table 19)
- An opportunity to ask your questions

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