2018 Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I Adoption
Each province or territory determines for itself which edition of the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I is referenced in its regulation, sometimes with amendments, depending on the situation.
This table indicates the 2018 CE Code, Part I adoption across Canada. It is recommended to contact the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) to confirm which edition is in force.
Table 1: Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 Adoption (December 31, 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||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||November 4, 2019|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Province of Newfoundland and Labrador||2018 CE Code||July 2018|
|City of St. John’s||2018 CE Code|
|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 5, 2018|
|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 transitional period until April 1, 2019|
|Saskatchewan||SaskPower||2018 CE Code||April 1, 2019|
|Yukon||Yukon Department of Community Services||2018 CE Code||April 1, 2019|
*It is recommended to contact the Authority Having Jurisdiction to confirm which edition is in force.
This table will be updated as provinces adopt new code standards.