Established in 1932 by William Broder, Broder Electric is an Ottawa-based, family owned and operated electrical contracting company, now proudly run by William’s grandson, Fred Broder Jr. With highly trained and fully insured electricians, Broder Electric continues to set the standard for quality workmanship, 24/7 service, and personalized customer care, giving our diverse clientele the peace of mind that their electrical needs are being safely and expertly met.

Building on a reputation gained from more than 90 years in business, Broder Electric is one of Ottawa’s most well-regarded electrical contracting firms. providing a comprehensive range of commercial, industrial, and residential electrical contracting services – from situational assessments to turnkey electrical solutions, from lighting and power distribution to generators and DC power systems.


We work with our clients to build, maintain, and service electrical solutions – and we create long-standing relationship with you in the process. We are committed to earning your trust and loyalty by demonstrating our expertise and attention to detail in every project. The Broder Electric team includes skilled Electrical Engineers and CAD capability. We can design, build and manage power distribution upgrades or replacement of aging equipment and are dedicated to consistently exceeding our customers’ expectations by offering a fair rate and ensuring that you receive optimal value for your investment in us. No matter what your electrical requirements are, our team can handle it.

Meet our team

Fred Broder
P.Eng, Owner & President

Fred has worked in the electrical industry for more than 20 years, working his way up and learning the trade with every step. Prior to joining Broder Electric, Fred completed his Electrical Engineering degree at Queen’s University and is now a member in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. Fred continues to preserve and promote the company’s core values and has been supported through the years by many great electricians who have contributed to Broder Electric’s success by their understanding and commitment to customer service.

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gary morris
senior Estimator & project manager

With over 20 years of experience in construction, 14 of which are specifically in the electrical trade, Gary is our Senior Estimator and acts as Project Manager for large projects. Gary worked in the communications industry prior to joining Broder Electric, and brings expertise in CATV, CCTV, fibre networks, and underground utilities.

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angela taliano
service manager

Angela joined Broder Electric in 2004 as a project coordinator and has since worked with us as a project manager and an estimator.  In the Fall of 2010, Angela became our Service Manager, liaising with our clients to ensure we meet – and exceed – their expectations.  With more than 25 years of experience as a manager in the service industry, Angela is committed to understanding clients’ needs and developing effective action plans to bring them to life.

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Claire François
Director Health & Safety, Legal and Human Resources

A graduate of University of Ottawa (B.A. Law, 2001), Claire has significant experience in contract law, both at Broder Electric and The Ottawa Hospital, and has been instrumental in Broder Electric’s contract management and negotiation practices. Results oriented, Claire provides invaluable leadership in developing and implementing strategies and guiding the company’s overall direction. Claire directs our Health and Safety initiatives and ensures ongoing compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. As a qualified mediator (Carleton University), Claire’s skills have meshed well with the dispute resolution trends in the construction industry.

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Our Trained Professionals

Our electricians all hold a 309A license and work exclusively with licensed Journeyperson electricians and apprentices who are supervised by a qualified Journeyperson.
Our training program includes:
  • Arc Flash Safety
  • First Aid & CPR Instruction
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Training
  • Electrical Awareness
  • Confined Space Training
  • Fall Arrest / Working at Heights
  • Utility Work Protection Code
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Hoisting & Rigging
  • Elevated Work Platforms
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Competent Supervisor Training
  • AODA
  • Ministry of Labour Training