Changes to Canadian Electrical Code




To improve the safety of electrical equipment across the province, a new version of the Canadian Electrical Code will be adopted in BC effective October 1, 2022. The new code includes changes to support electrical workers in the safe installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. 

Effective October 1, 2022 the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, 25th Edition, Safety Standard for Electrical Installations, Canadian Standards Association Standard C22.1-21 is adopted as the BC Electrical Code. All electrical work that is subject to the BC Electrical Code must be in compliance with the updated edition effective November, 30, 2022.   

Learn more about the changes to the Canadian Electrical Code and our timeline for transition.