The Canadian Electrical Code Part I gives electrical utilities an exemption from the code for "installations and equipment in its exercise as a utility, located outdoors or in buildings or sections of buildings used for that purpose.”

Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories are the legislated regulatory authorities for electrical safety in Canada.

The first aspect of the Canadian Electrical Safety Regulatory System outlined in this series of articles will focus on the legal or legislative arrangement.

The Canadian Electrical Code provides us with rules for connections to heat-producing electrical equipment such as lighting, motors and continuously loaded equipment.

What should be the extent of involvement of an electrical regulator in the inspections of electrically connected life safety and fire protection systems?

This article discusses some of the differences between the NEC and CE Code, beginning with definitions of some of the more frequently used grounding and bonding terms.

Rule 8-104 of the Canadian Electrical Code prescribes maximum permissible operating loads for electrical equipment, and maximum loads that may be carried by service, feeder and branch circuit wiring.

Canadian Electrical Code, Section 46, Emergency Systems, Unit Equipment and Exit Signs provides installation and maintenance requirements for standby power for essential services when the regular power supply fails.

This article revisits some definitions and requirements covered in Section 6 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Services and Service Equipment, beginning with a review of some often mentioned terms.

The Canadian Electrical Code, Section 6 provides us with some important rules for installing service equipment, wiring methods and metering.