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Volume 13 | July 13, 2022


ECAO 2022 Annual Industry Conference

September 17/18-24, 2022

Due to an issue with the website server, the old website is no longer working. Please see the new Prague Conference weblink :

To all ECAO members who will be attending the Conference in Prague, now is the time to book a spa appointment in advance so you can plan to unwind after your long flight or between sightseeing and group events during the Conference!

How to book your spa appointment:

  1. Review the Spa Treatments Brochure & Price list or check out the Mandarin Oriental Prague Spa website. (All pricing is shown in Czech Crown currency. Current rate of exchange is 1 CZK = 0.0536 CAD)
  2. Select your treatment
  3. Email your booking request to secure your reservation: Reservation email address: or telephone +420 233 088 655 and let them know you’re with ECAO

**SPECIAL PROMOTION: Limited Time 10% Discount on Spa at the Mandarin Oriental Prague!  Plus, anyone who books a spa appointment between now and August 15th will be eligible in a draw for their treatment to be complimentary! Offer ends August 15, 2022. Winner will be contacted by email after the draw date.

Brochures: Spa Brochure | Price List

Mandarin Oriental Spa website: Mandarin Oriental Prague SPA

For more information or assistance, contact Shelley Sparrow at or by phone at 647-505-1296

ECAO Safety Awards

Register for ECAO 2022 Safety Awards on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. The event will start at 10 am EST over Zoom. Please see the Registration Link below.


Register Here


This year, Dr. Joel Moody, Chief Prevention Officer and Assistant Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development will be joining us as a Keynote Speaker. Joel is a seasoned public health and occupational health and safety leader with over seventeen years' experience working in various labour organizations throughout the province of Ontario.

As a member of ESA’s senior leadership team, Joel led its future strategic direction to achieve its “getting to zero” vision of safety in Ontario. He has championed innovative approaches to harm reduction and regulatory oversight, and made equity, diversity and inclusion central to his philosophy of leadership.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please ensure to check you spam/ junk folder.


For any questions and queries, please contact Adam at .


Contractors, Enter for a Chance to Win

Contractors, after all you’ve been through these past two years of crisis and chaos, you deserve better.

That’s why LEDVANCE LLC, the maker of LEDVANCE® and SYLVANIA® General Lighting in the US and Canada, is launching its “You Deserve Better” contest for electrical contractors to help make things better!

There are over 190 prizes to be awarded throughout the year including 2 grand prizes each consisting of $2,000, a YETI Tundra® 35 Hard Cooler, and a SYLVANIA ULTRA™ LED Work Light.

Electrical contractors can go to the link below to enter until November 30, 2022.

Enter to Win

Infrastructure Health and Safety Association

Visit IHSA to access tools and resources to help you get started with COR™—and commit to keeping your workers safe.

Click Here

Skills Ontario hosts camps for youth this summer

Skills Ontario is hosting summer camps for youth across the province entering Grades 7, 8, and 9 to introduce them to explore career paths in the skilled trades and technology.

During the months of July and August, students will participate in hands-on activities, skilled trade and technology workshops and industry tours. The camps will be led by Skills Ontario staff and skilled professionals. Skills Ontario is also hosting camps for French-speaking and Indigenous youth and will also be offering virtual workshops throughout the summer.

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How Procore Project Management Software can help Electrical Contractors Improve Operations

Procore is a project management platform that electrical contractors can use to help manage their business. It allows users to streamline paperwork, manage timesheets, improve budgeting and project estimating processes, share and update electrical drawings, and to collect data to improve operations.

“The construction environment is shifting, and it’s evolving so rapidly that it’s always changing and if we’re thinking that we solved for it, then we’re already behind the curve. We want to answer that, be adaptable, to be able to change with that constant change, to navigate different projects and dynamics,” says Procore Solutions Engineering Manager Anis Khoury. 

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Corporate Knights names Schneider Electric Canada's Top International Corporate Citizen

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is Canada's top international corporate citizen in 2022. This designation was awarded to Schneider Electric by Corporate Knights, a media and research company committed to advancing a sustainable economy.

Out of 177 large subsidiary companies operating in Canada, Schneider Electric ranked number one overall, according to Corporate Knights Sustainability Ratings, which are based on 24 key performance indicators covering environmental and social impacts.

“It’s always special to be recognized for great business results, but it is even more special when the recognition is for the progress in core values and sustainable business practices,” said Adrian Thomas, Country President, Canada, Schneider Electric. “This recognition from Corporate Knights provides a trusted seal of sustainability excellence

and salutes the shifts we’re making in Canada to lead the sustainable economy.”

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NECA 2022 Convention and Trade Show

Where: Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas

When: Saturday, October 15 – Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Registration is open for the 2022 NECA Convention & Trade Show in Austin, TX. Attendees will gain access to industry-leading education and top-notch speakers to keep you at the forefront of the electrical contracting industry. With sessions on a wide range of topics, NECA Austin has both your professional growth and your company’s future covered!

Register Today!

Groundbreak is back and in-person: Procore

New Orleans | November 7-9, 2022

Registration for Groundbreak is officially open, and we can't wait to see you live in New Orleans. For three days, you'll have the chance to:

Network: Build connections with thousands of construction professionals from around the world.

Learn: Attend over 70 sessions from top industry thought leaders and walk away with actionable insights into construction's biggest challenges.

Innovate: Get inspired by industry visionaries and explore new ways to help your business succeed.

Get your early-bird tickets for just $1,795 $1,295 USD before July 1, 2022––this is the lowest price we'll offer, so don't miss out.

Register Here


Moneris- ECAO Partnership

We are pleased to inform you that the Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO) has partnered with Moneris®, Canada’s leading payment processor, to offer ECAO members preferred rates for credit and debit card payment processing. Serving over 350,000 merchant locations across Canada, Moneris® understands the payment landscape and is here to help businesses like yours accept payments easily and securely. Whether you want to accept payments in-person, online, or via mobile devices, Moneris offers a variety of solutions that can meet your different business needs. In addition to the preferred rates, you can also enjoy services such as 24/7 support and stress-free set up.

To take advantage of the preferred rates program, please contact Moneris at 1-877-819-8899 and quote chain #30600061390.

Click Here to Contact Moneris:

For ECAO Rate Sheet, please log-in to ECAO's Members Only Area.

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