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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Leadership Day 2015

A Strategic Forum for the Management of Building Regulation in Municipalities.Presentations related to Leadership Day on Friday, April 10, 2015 held at The International Centre, “Orion C” Conference...

Reference Guide: Mid-Rise Wood...

1.1 IntroductionMorrison Hershfield Limited (MH) was retained by Ontario Wood WORKS! to document the application of the Ontario Building Code (OBC) for use of wood in mid-rise (and, in particular, 5 and 6...

Leadership Day 2015

Leadership Training for Building Officials The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) has launched a series of events for Chief Building Officials and their senior subordinates to provide an opportunity to...

The Future of Code Officials

Results and Recommendations from a Demographic SurveyIntroductionFor more than a century, jurisdictions across the United States have implemented building codes to protect the health, safety and welfare of...

Mid-Rise Wood Jan 1, 2015 -...

PDF-Presentation (you can launch the presentations below and follow the video clip provided) Video-Presentation Topic: C&H Fire Suppression Systems Inc - MID Rise Wood Forum   ...

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NEWS
Ontario Investing $125 Million in...

Fund Will Help 128 Hospitals Continue to Provide High-Quality Health Care August 19, 2015 10:15 A.M. | Office of the Premier Ontario is providing approximately $125 million in 2015-16 to hospitals across the...

Marking 10 Years Since Katrina,...

A Florida-based consumer advocacy group has outlined six recommendations to strengthen U.S. system of building code development, adoption and enforcement. The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)...

Quake tragedy jolts Nepal into...

Earthquake that destroyed 150,000 buildings in capital alone pushes Nepal to make construction safer Nearly four months later, the country has tried to address the issue with new building codes but experts say...

Winnipeg artists lose 'sanctuary'...

City says Ross Avenue building has serious fire and building code violations Some Winnipeg artists have been forced out of their studio spaces after the city deemed the building to be unsafe. Twenty-six tenants,...

Quebec aims to boost lumber market...

Quebec is the first province to allow lumber in the construction of buildings up to 12 stories tall. MONTREAL—The Quebec government is hoping to give a shot in the arm to the province’s forestry sector...

Spring Valley building inspector...

SPRING VALLEY - The village's chief building inspector is back at work more than seven months after being sidelined during a dispute with Mayor Demeza Delhomme. ​Walter Booker, 53, returned to Village Hall...

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NOTICES
WEBINAR: MARKETING ENERGY...

Is energy efficiency the new "granite countertop"? Results from a first-ever nationwide market preference study of recent homebuyers shows three energy efficient features among the top five "must haves". The CHBA...

Pine Ridge 5th Annual OBOA charity...

The time is rapidly approaching for the Pine Ridge 5th Annual OBOA charity golf tournament raising funds for the local Salvation Army. Attached above is the entry form / poster and feel free to distribute it to...

Passing of Rodney Houle, Chief...

It is with sad news that I inform you of the sudden passing of Rodney Houle, Chief Building Official and Fire Chief for the Municipality of Spanish-Sauble River (Massey) over this past weekend. Visitation is from 2...

Emergency Preparedness Action Plan

Emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, with or without warning. There are times where we won't know it's an emergency until it is happening, which is why it is so important to be prepared. Emergency...

Michael Newark - May 16, 1961 -...

It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of one of our building official family. Michael Newark was the CBO for Guelph Eramosa Township and an avid cyclist and hockey player. After a hockey game in...

A quick recap of authorizations...

Part 304-08-300: Bradyglo Exit Signs 04-06-298: SafeSIGNS 03-12-291: GloBrite® Exit Signs 02-05-276: Gards® Thomas & Betts 97-04-213: Composite Panels Systems Norbec Inc95-12-197: Isowall Insulated Panel...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
All your AMTS event essentials are...

2015 Technical SessionsAMTS event participants can access up-to-date mobile conference information at anytime. Allows attendees to toggle between four streams of content. All Activity is a complete stream inclusive...

George Brown College Architectural...

Work with George Brown College to support your business and help students gain valuable work experience related to their program of study.

Douro man's truck wins at Autorama,...

Douro resident Ken Currie displays his 1965 Mercury M-100 truck outside his home west of Peterborough on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.In early March, Ken's truck was chosen in the top 10 trucks from the Autorama show...

Canadian Fire Safety Association

Annual Education Forum"A New Direction in Fire & Life Safety"This forum should appeal to property owners, managers, designers and consultants, and those in the building and fire safety industry.WhenWed April 8,...

JUST-IN TIME TRAINING

Some issues that affect the scope of our work as enforcement officials are not easily realised and it is not enough that we may recognize a new issue or trend.  The applicable resources and knowledge are not...

Arlene Grégoire, Director & Chief...

Please join us for a Retirement Celebration honouring   Arlene Grégoire, Director & Chief Building Official, Building Code Services   Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:00 p.m. Nepean...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 85:Read Document
Released: Friday, August 28th,2015

Issue 86:Read Document
Released: Friday, August 28th,2015

Issue 84:Read Document
Released: Sunday, July 26th,2015

Issue 83:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, June 30th,2015

Issue 82:Read Document
Released: Friday, May 29th,2015

Issue 81:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, April 29th,2015

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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 5:Read Document
Released: Thursday, June 25th,2015

Issue 4:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 16th,2015

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