British Columbia Electrical Association

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  • COVID-19 Updates

    BCEA is providing you with links to the latest information on COVID-19. You can find great articles on the economic impact both in Canada and globally. Information on member updates are also available.  


  • Member Benefits!

    All BCEA Members receive great discounts with our preferred supplier list!


  • Volunteers Wanted!

    Send us an email if you'd like to get involved on one of our many committees.


  • BCEA Gear

    Represent your industry with our exclusive gear!


  • We've Moved!

    The BCEA has moved to 900-2025 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC V5C 0J3


  • BCEA Event Site

    New BCEA event site! For any upcoming events, updates & all the event information. 

BCEA Publications

Power Up Newsletter
Weekly news briefings.
BCEA Membership Directory

BCEA Power Up

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News Brief : October 22, 2020
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BCEA Membership Directory

The BCEA 2019 Membership Directory

2019 Membership Directory
LATEST BCEA NEWS
BCEA New Member Benefit

The BCEA is pleased to partner with Sun Peaks Gran Hotel and offer a 10% discount off their Best Available Price.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION: 

  • Select your property (Hotel or Residence), arrival and departure dates, and number of adults and children.
  • Under Special Rates, click the drop-down box and select “Corporate.”
  • Under Enter Code (email us for code)
October 21st, 2020

Ouellet Canada Awarded Scholarship

Ouellet Canada has awarded the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) scholarship sponsored by Ouellet Canada to Mr. Mathieu Labranche, a student at Université de Québec à Trois-Rivières.

Because of the current pandemic, the meeting was held virtually this year. A cheque for $3,500 was presented by Mr. Louis Beaulieu, General Manager. With this scholarship, Ouellet is supporting students so they can achieve and realize their career aspirations.

Headquartered in L'Islet, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Ouellet Canada Group includes several brands, such as Ouellet, Momento, Global Commander and Convectair. The group also owns Dettson Industries in Sherbrooke, Hazloc Heaters in Calgary, Nanjing Ouellet manufacturing plant in China, and now Britech in Ontario.

October 19th, 2020

Professional Development Series - Meet the Owner

Tim Horsman, E.B. Horsman & Son will be sharing some of his insights on topics like: vetting processes and what he how he thinks when analyzing new ideas, products, customers; Tips on creating staff buy-in from the top down; and what advice has he been given along the way that has helped him professionally and help build his company.

Registration open now here!

October 14th, 2020

Ouellet Canada acquires a New Company

Ouellet Canada is proud to announce the acquisition of Britech, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of electric radiant heating systems in Canada. 

Britech is specialized in heating cables (floor, concrete and snow melting), electric thermal storage heating and self-regulating heating cables (roof and gutter de-icing). 

With this acquisition, we are demonstrating our commitment to growing and consolidating our relationship with our current customer base. It also allows us to continue offering quality products, innovative product design and industry-leading brands.

October 7th, 2020

Blended Learning courses for the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code

This course will provide Class A, B or C FSRs the 8 hours of continuing education required for certificate renewal.

Upcoming sessions:

  • October 20 (Part 1) & October 21 (Part 2) - Registration opening October 1st
  • November 17 (Part 1) & November 18 (Part 2) - Registration opening October 22nd
  • December 8 (Part 1) & December 9 (Part 2) - Registration opening November 19th

Click here to register!

October 1st, 2020
BCEA SPOTLIGHT
BC's Reopen Plan

BC Government announces their plan to restart our economy.  Read their 24 page report to find out what to expect in the next few months to prepare your business.


Government of Canada launches Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator for Employers

Find out if your company qualifies here.


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Why You Should LINK with the BCEA

Community - Be a part of many of the BCEA’s communities like the U40 Network and our Women’s Network. Become a volunteer! There are many opportunities for you to get involved and be a part of our committees.

Member Privileges - Our new preferred supplier program offers member discounts with affiliated companies, medical program, UPS, Bellstar Hotels & Resorts, Refoca HR Services, and the Sandman Hotel.

Philanthropy - Available to your employees’ dependents as well as students seeking opportunities in various areas of the electrical industry. Endowments also available at universities and colleges around the province. The BCEA also chooses a charity every year where we raise funds as well as donate our time.

Education - Specially designed education programs tailored to keep your employees up-to-date including the BCEA’s Basic Electricity Course and various programs suited for all levels of staff. We can LINK you to accredited programs. The BCEA also offers workshops on current topics of interest ranging from safety, regulations, business improvement, and product presentations.

Career Promotion - For employees and students, keeping viable workforce at the ready. #keepingtheindustryalive

Advocacy - Representation for your company with provincial and local government on industry related issues

Networking - Opportunities for you and your staff to network at the LINK conferences, seminars, events, and other social events throughout the year

Communication - Keep up to date on electrical industry issues, things that affect your business and association activities. Weekly Power Up Newsletters and social media discussing industry news, outlooks on BC, and more.

“The BCEA is building communities through education and advocacy by providing leadership, integrity, networking and knowledge. The BCEA is your link to the electrical commUnity”

BCEA Publications

Power Up Newsletter
Weekly news briefings.
BCEA Membership Directory

BCEA Power Up

Powered by MultiBriefs, Power Up provides weekly news and information to electrical industry professionals across BC. Delivered directly to your inbox!

News Brief : October 22, 2020
Subscribe · Advertise (PDF)

BCEA Membership Directory

The BCEA 2019 Membership Directory

2019 Membership Directory
October 2020
Events
Jobs
Info
Part-time Shipper/Receiver
Specialty Bulb Products Inc.
Langley, BC
Posted October 21st, 2020
Part-time Shipper/Receiver
Specialty Bulb Products Inc.
Langley, BC
Posted October 21st, 2020
Territory Sales Manager
TOTAL POWER LTD
Maple Ridge, BC
Posted October 9th, 2020
Branch Manager
E.B. Horsman & Son
Vernon, BC
Posted September 4th, 2020
Distribution Business Developer
E.B. Horsman & Son
Surrey B.C
Posted September 3rd, 2020
2015 Canadian Electrical Code Book
The most up-to-date safe electrical installation requirements.
BCEA Scholarship Program
Find out about BCEA scholarships.



The British Columbia Electrical Association is building communities through education and advocacy by providing leadership, integrity, networking and knowledge. The BCEA is your LINK to the electrical commUnity.


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