IBEW Local 586
1178 Rainbow Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1J 6X7
Tel: (613)-741-5664
Fax: (613)-741-4789



What we're all about as a union...Fairness, Equality, Pride."

Bert Olmstead, Journeyman,
Local 586, Ottawa

It's a win-win situation."

Bob Sanscartier. Contractor,
Bolton Electric, Ottawa

Everybody's treated the same, everybody's treated equal."

Kurt Metz, Dispatcher
Local 586, Ottawa

Member Testimonial Video



IBEW Local 586 Ottawa, based out of Ottawa, Ontario, is a true leader among construction unions.

What makes us different from other unions, is our dedicated attention to building a stronger relationship between electricians, employers, and government in the province of Ontario. Our reputation in the industry is strong. Our integrity as a highly skilled workforce has helped to continue developing our relationships in the construction industry.

We are leaders among unions because of our strong no strike, no lock-out policy. This is a policy unique to our organization and the only one of it’s kind in Ontario. Members of IBEW Local 586 Ottawa can rest easy knowing that their jobs are secure and that we are always looking out for their best interests.

As a leader, the IBEW Local 586 Ottawa is focused on providing its members with:

  • On-going monetary advances;
  • An extensive health benefits plan;
  • Valuable pension plan that delivers long-term security;
  • Life insurance;
  • High quality training and safety education for all members;
  • A strong network of like-minded professionals.

IBEW Local 586 Ottawa is also closely associated with members of government, keeping the IBEW’s influence and understanding of policy and legislative changes close.

To learn more about IBEW Local 586 Ottawa, what it means to members, and how it can strengthen your professional career, contact us.

Do you have more questions? Be sure to visit our frequently asked questions section to get the answers you need.

IBEW Local 586 Ottawa is dedicated to providing you and your family with a secure focus for the future. Learn why you should join IBEW and understand the benefits of becoming a member. You are invited to join out winning team!