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

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Alternative Energy

Alternative EnergyWhen it comes to thinking about the future of alternative energies, IBEW Local 586 Ottawa is always preparing its members for the next big innovation.

Alternative forms of energy are a global initiative to help develop ways to generate power using non-traditional means. At IBEW Local 586 Ottawa, we’ve put forward our own curriculum and courses on one of the world’s most innovative energy sources – solar power.

IBEW Local 586 Ottawa conducts training and courses on solar power, and it follows the highest standard in the province of Ontario. Our organization looks to be a visionary for the future of alternative energies in our industry. We’ve done our research and we are doing our part to educate people about the industry’s ongoing changes for different energy sources.

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