When it Comes to Passing the Red Seal Exam, IBEW Apprentices have an Edge

Once an apprentice has completed their 9,000 hours of supervised learning, they’re ready to take the biggest step of their…

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IBEW Apprentices are Set Up for Red Seal Success from the First Term

In Canada, an electrician must write a four-hour exam to earn their 309A construction and maintenance electrical license— and their…

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Red Seal Program Provides a Career, Not Just a Job

For anyone in the skilled trades or the construction industry in Canada, the Red Seal validates a standard of excellence…

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COVID-19 Update: November 20

Federal Prime Minister Trudeau returned to provide a news conference in front of Rideau Cottage to signify that we are…

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COVID-19 Update: November 19

Federal: There was no COVID-19 update from the federal government today. Provincial: Before making today’s announcement, the Premier said tomorrow…

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COVID-19 Update: November 10

Federal Today in his media appearance, the Prime Minister urged premiers not to loosen restrictions aimed at preventing the spread…

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Who We Are

IBEW CCO represents eleven IBEW Local Unions across the Province of Ontario, serving over 18,000 men and women working in various electrical sectors.

We are actively involved in protecting our membership, enforcing health and safety, and securing our market share through education and awareness.

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News & Media

Federal Today in his media appearance, the Prime Minister urged premiers not to loosen restrictions aimed at preventing the spread…

Working for You

Read the Report

Nothing is more important than safety. Electricians deserve to go home safe to their families at the end of every work day.

Read The report

Occupational health and safety researcher Gavan Howe’s report on what the phrase "risk of harm" means to skilled tradespeople. The report detailed many potential sources of injury on work sites.

Advocacy: Research and Reporting

The IBEW CCO commissions studies from respected independent researchers to investigate issues that affect electricians, contractors, and the construction industry as a whole.

Events

We bring members closer together to promote our trade, strengthen ties, and have a lot of fun!

Every spring our locals participate in the Skills Ontario trades showcase and competition.

Our hockey and baseball tournaments attract members from across the province, across the country, and even from the USA.

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Hockey Tournament

Mohawk Quad Arena, Ottawa

POSTPONED due to COVID-19

Baseball Tournament

Peter Hallman Ball Park, Kitchener, ON

August 28 & 29, 2020