wiringdiagram21Image: wiringdiagram21Canadian Wire Color Codes for AC Power. In Canada, wire color coding standards are set by the Canadian Electric Code (CEC). The color code for AC power wiring is similar to the code used in the United States: Phase 1 - Red; Phase 2 - Black; Phase 3 - Blue; Neutral - White; Ground - Green with Yellow Stripe; Get your FREE Guide to Wire & Cable Marking Wire Color Coding | Graphic Products Is this answer helpful?Thanks!Give more feedbackThanks!How can it be improved?How can the answer be improved?Tell us how Wiring Color Codes | Color Codes | Electronics Textbook Chapter 2 - Color Codes. Canada: Canadian wiring is governed by the CEC (Canadian Electric Code). See Table below. The protective ground is green or green with yellow stripe. The neutral is white, the hot (live or active) single phase wires are black , and red in the case of a second active. Building Electrical Wiring Color Codes - InspectAPedia 120V / 240V A/C Electrical Wiring Color Codes & Conventions: Canada. With age the white insulation may have become tan or even brownish in color. Second I'm a bit nervous about how that white wire is stripped back and is in contact with the hot black wire (arrow).