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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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...

Ontario Creating More Choice for...

Province Allowing Wood Frame Buildings up to Six Storeys - download text Supporting Documentation Q&As – Mid-rise Wood Construction - Key Messages What People Are Saying about Changes to...

OBOA letter of support for water...

On behalf of the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA), please accept this letter as our comments and support of the Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association's (OPIA) 2012 Building Code Change...

Report of Elliot Lake Inquiry...

The Honourable Paul R. Bélanger, Commissioner of the Elliot Lake Inquiry, released his report on October 15, 2014, in Elliot Lake, Ontario, the site of the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall. It was transmitted...

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and...

Mr. Mike SeilingPresidentOntario Building Officials Associationmike.seiling@kitchener.caDear Mr. Seiling:As the newly appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, I wanted to personally thank you on...

NOMINATION COMMITTEE REPORT -...

The Nomination Committee respectively reports that in accordance with OBOA Bylaw, Oct. 2006, s.5.17 and s.5.18, the following positions on the Board of Directors for the 2014 - 2016 term of office are up for...

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NEWS
Inaccessible Iqaluit: resident says...

Getting around Iqaluit can be tough for anyone, but it's especially tough for Wendy Ireland who relies on a wheelchair.Ireland is part of Iqaluit's new accessibility committee. The committee can't meet at city hall...

Partial building collapse in French...

"Considering the time of day ... and on Royal Street, it's very fortunate that no one was hurt," Holmes said. The building's tenants were not home at the time of the collapse, and there was no construction taking...

Norwood’s Worst Landlords Exposed

On his dining room table, Victor Rosario has six letters from the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Code Enforcement Division certifying the numerous violations in his apartment at 3540...

Keeping Ontarians Safe from Carbon...

CO Alarms Now Mandatory in All Homes Ontario is taking another step to keep families and homes in Ontario safe by making carbon monoxide alarms mandatory in all residential homes.  The new regulation, which...

Ontario Building Officials...

Ontario Building Officials Association applauds the Final Report of the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry October 15, 2014 Elliot Lake, Ontario – The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) OBOA...

First Ever Jail Sentence for Doing...

Court sends strong message to repeat offenders whose actions put public safety at risk. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - On Oct. 2, 2014 a contractor was sentenced in a Hamilton,...

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NOTICES
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...

Building Construction and Fire...

Free seminar on building construction and fire performance.

Celebration of Life for - Raymond...

Please come out and celebrate the life of Ray Buckle a friend and fellow OBOA chapter member.  Sunday August 24th 1:00 - 4:00pm ANAF - Army and Navy Airforce ClubUnit 365 - Crystal Room 7 George Street,...

Building Code Amendment –...

On July 24, 2014, Bill 14 (the Building Opportunity and Securing Our Future Act (Budget Measures), 2014) was passed in the Ontario Legislature. It contains provisions that amend the Building Code Act, 1992 to...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
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...

OBOA Family Day

OBOA Family Day The OBOA has put together “OBOA Family day with the Jays" On Sunday June 8, 1:07 start time. The Toronto Blue Jays take on the St. Louis Cardinals.  Blue Jays Give Away Day, Collectible...

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NEWS BYTES

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

Issue 70:Read Document
Released: Thursday, April 24th,2014

Issue 69:Read Document
Released: Thursday, March 27th,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