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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Changes to the Building Code...

Dear BCIN holder, I am writing to inform you of changes to the Building Code qualifications and registration program that will come into effect January 1, 2015. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing...

Breast Cancer Society of Canada...

Inspired by one family's search for a cure, the Breast Cancer Society of Canada's mission is saving lives through breast cancer research. The Society recognizes your invaluable contribution which makes funding...

Wood solutions Fair mid-rise...

Program Education Credit InformationThe Canadian Wood Council is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects. This course meets Continuing Education System requirements for one Learning...

Ontario breaks the timber ceiling -...

A silent cheer went up in John Stephenson’s office with the news in late September that six-storey wood-framed buildings will be permitted in Ontario starting in January. “We’ve been waiting for...

Most recent Code changes for...

This overview of the most recent changes in the Ontario Building Code (OBC) has been derived from o.Reg.191/14,ss.3(2).168(2)) and has been prepared for information 

Ontario Building Officials...

October 15, 2014 Elliot Lake, Ontario – The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) OBOA President Mike Seiling stated “We are pleased with the far ranging review of issues carried out by the...

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NEWS
Ladacor completes largest shipping...

CALGARY, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Ladacor today announced the official hotel opening of Days Inn in Sioux Lookout, Ontario, following fast-tracked construction utilizing Ladacor's Advanced Modular...

Developers rushing to beat building...

Ottawa developers are in a mad rush to complete condo plans before the new year, as changes to the province’s building codes will require most new buildings to add wider doorways, power doors and elevators.The...

Nearly 13,000 chickens wiped out in...

A barn fire northeast of Milverton has killed about 13,000 chickens and left just over $1 million in damage, according to the Perth East Fire Department.  Perth East Fire Chief Bill Hunter said the call came...

Apartment building evacuated and...

AMSTERDAM — A Dutchman’s attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.The unidentified lover in the central town of Ijsselstein rented a crane, planning to descend in front of his...

Improving Workplace Safety with New...

Ontario Government Committed to Preventing Construction Injuries Ontario is improving safety for construction workers by making new training for those who work at heights mandatory as of April 1, 2015 The new...

Three children die in China...

At least three dead and three injured as kindergarten collapses in north of the country, official news agency reports. Three children in a kindergarten in a northern Chinese town were killed when the building...

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NOTICES
Accessibility and Mid-Rise Wood...

• This Eā€Learning module is intended for general information purposes only. To fully understand the material, readers should have an advanced familiarity of Ontario's 2012Building Code.• The module...

OOWA 16th Annual Conference and...

Call for Presentations OOWA 2015 Annual Conference will take place on March 23rd to 24th at Sheraton On The Falls in Niagara, ON.OOWA is expecting more than 300 participants to attend the various conference...

Ontario's New Carbon Monoxide Alarm...

The Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council, together with Kidde Canada and the Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education, is pleased to provide the enclosed public safety video customized for the...

Professional Development Day

In Partnership with the Ottawa Fire Services Professional Development Day Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Main Hall 102 Greenview Avenue Ottawa, Ontario Tuesday, October 28, 2014~See attached for...

Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood...

This Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood Buildings Webinar will cover a Foundation Phase 1 project with the objective to gather relevant research on tall timber buildings and identify the knowledge gaps in the...

Sounds Like a (Strategic) Plan for...

Less than a year into his position as registrar, Gerard McDonald, P.Eng., is well along in leading the development of a new strategic plan for Ontario’s engineering regulator.It’s PEO’s first...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
Science of Building

AGENDA8.15 - 9.00am Registration and Sign-in (Continental Breakfast)9.00 - 10.15amSeminar 1 Peter Adams, P.Eng.Principal, Building Engineer, Morrison Hershfield“Thermal Performance Modeling for New Building...

2014 OBOA GOLDEN TRIANGLE CHAPTER...

Manderley on the GreenSeptember 10, 20145920 Prince of Wales Drive, North Gower, Ontario

OBOA BLUEWATER CHAPTER

INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT  PIKE LAKE GOLF RESORT (located just off HWY 89 between Harriston and Mt. Forest) (Google “pike lake golf resort” for directions) ON...

DELEGATES PROGRAM - TECHNICAL...

2014 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions“Building Strong Connections”Interact and network with other companies that connect and influence the industry.The AMTS Offers the unique opportunity to gain...

Bob Romanuk Retires after 25 plus...

Bob Romanuk retires with 25 + years of public service as a Building Official.Congratulations Bob !!

Heat Stress Awareness

The Heat Stress Awareness Guide was developed by the members of the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario (OHSCO)* to provide information and advice on managing and controlling heat stress in the...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 76:Read Document
Released: Thursday, November 27th,2014

Issue 75:Read Document
Released: Thursday, October 30th,2014

Issue 74:Read Document
Released: Thursday, August 28th,2014

Issue 73:Read Document
Released: Thursday, August 7th,2014

Issue 72:Read Document
Released: Friday, June 27th,2014

Issue 71:Read Document
Released: Thursday, May 29th,2014

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BULLETINS

Issue 7:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, October 15th,2014

Issue 6:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, March 25th,2014

Issue 5:Read Document
Released: Thursday, November 29th,2012

Issue 4:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, November 28th,2012

Issue 3:Read Document
Released: Friday, November 2nd,2012

Issue 2:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, May 8th,2012


BLUEPRINTS

Issue 3:Read Document
Released: Friday, August 15th,2014

Issue 2:Read Document
Released: Friday, May 2nd,2014

Issue 1:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 24th,2014