The Conduit
SPRING 2021 | Edition #26
Executive Director Report
Our 2021 Membership drive is in full gear. You should have received your invoice and notices for the 2021 Membership Renewal in the ECA of Sk. Thank you to all those who have renewed your membership and to our new members - welcome to the Association. If you have not already renewed your membership, please do so in a timely fashion as your ongoing support of ECA of Sk. is extremely important as we continue to make headway on many long-standing advocacy issues. 
 
There will be continued pressing issues in the advocacy file in 2021. ECA of SK. will continue lobbying for a strong electrical contractor presence during the transition of electrical inspections and licencing to the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK). In addition, we will be consulting on the regulations for prompt payment legislation in Saskatchewan and continuing our quest to change the Saskatchewan Electrical Licencing Act to provide for a Master Electrical requirement. 
 
Thank you for your past and future support of the Electrical Contracting industry in Saskatchewan. We look forward to representing you again in 2021.
ECA of SK. AGM

The ECA of SK. Board of Directors and members hosted our virtual 2020 AGM on February 11, 2021. Highlights included the following:

Insurance Predictions for 2021

12 group insurance trends and targets for 2021 are to be taken into account
ELECTRI International/NECA Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC)
We are looking for electrical contractors to participate in this years ELECTRI International Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC). If you would like to be involved in the competition by assisting and mentoring our student chapter engineering students, please let us know.
COPPER SPONSORS
ECAS PARTNERS WITH ST. JOHN AMBULANCE
ECAS is pleased to announce our new partnership with St. John Ambulance Saskatchewan.
St. John Ambulance Saskatchewan now offers Blended Learning for First Aid and CPR, which means less time in the classroom for attendees.
Learn more how blended learning works online here.
SupplierLink Saskatchewan: Industry collaboration to Lead to Saskatchewan’s first-ever automated vendor engagement system

SupplierLink Saskatchewan will be industry’s first automated vendor engagement tool. It will showcase construction service providers’ experience, capabilities, and qualifications, while connecting them to infrastructure owners who hire across industry by adding them to their bid lists. Developed by industry, for industry, with a focus on the Saskatchewan supplier base, SupplierLink Saskatchewan will broaden engagement with government and contractors of all sizes.
The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) is getting ready to launch a new, client-facing IT system that will provide Saskatchewan apprentices and employers with faster, more efficient service. 

It’s called MyATC

Apprentices will be able to self-register for training and employers will be able to monitor and track their apprentices’ training status. Rather than requesting information from SATCC staff members, clients will be able to access their information online when it’s convenient for them. 

The launch date is tentatively set for summer 2021. 
SCSA Update
SCSA Safety Advisors have access to a series of new, computer-generated reports on SCSA member companies through a product called SCSA Analytics. These reports review several areas of a company safety program. This basic service is offered to SCSA members at no cost.

To book a time with an SCSA Safety Advisor for any of the updates in the link, please call
1-800-817-2079 or send a message to scsainfo@scsaonline.ca. Learn More