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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Continuous professional development...

"We understand that continuous professional development will become a requirement for retaining your BCIN numbers, and is already a requirement of the CBCO system. As a result, CPD information (such as courses...

Webinar Invite - Ontario's Climate...

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is pleased to announce Ontario’s New Adaptation Approach, which builds the foundation for future provincial actions to prepare for the impacts of climate...

Passing of Ann Borooah - Sunday,...

Ann Borooah passed away peacefully with loved ones at her side on Sunday, October 29, 2017. She is lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her devoted husband and best friend, Ronji Borooah, to whom she was married...

Sarnia has been part of Tarion...

Every year a handful of people walk into Sarnia’s building department planning to build their own house. Many don’t know what they’re doing, said Alan Shaw, Sarnia’s chief building official....

Toronto Wood Solutions Fair 2017

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017  (7:30 am – 4:40pm) Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre 255 Front Street West, North Building (Hall C) Toronto, ON M5V...

Working Standards Survey

The OBOA Ontario Building Official Association and LMCBO Large Municipality Chief Building Officials in June of 2017 formed a working group consisting of three Chief Building Officials’ from each group to...

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NEWS
Public review on proposed changes...

The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites Code users and stakeholders to participate in the fall 2017 public review of proposed changes to Codes Canada publications. This national public...

Tighter building codes are Ottawa's...

OTTAWA — Government officials are crafting tougher building codes that could make both new homes and renovations of existing properties more costly in coming years, part of Ottawa’s wider plan to cut...

New report compares London to other...

London built new homes and apartment units last year at nearly the same rate as cities three times its size, new figures show. More than 800 new residential units were created for every 100,000 people in London in...

Rental unit overrun by maggots,...

Nitin Mehra thought he was doing a good deed. The Ottawa man, 32, agreed to join a city-funded program that matches private landlords with homeless people who need a permanent place to live. Seven months...

Waterloo kicks off regional transit...

The Region of Waterloo has launched the process of finding a private developer to undertake a significant multi-use development that would incorporate a regional transit hub and serve as the region’s bookend...

Building-code changes could add...

The Capital Regional District is polling the construction industry to determine if it’s ready for a change to the provincial building code. The CRD is doing a survey on behalf of the region’s...

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NOTICES
Passive House Training in Ontario...

Passive House (Passivhaus) buildings consume up to 90 percent less heating and cooling energy than conventional buildings. Applicable to almost any building type or design, the Passive House Standard is the...

Memorial notice for Wayne Campbell

For those that knew him, Wayne Campbell of Simcoe passed away at Norfolk General Hospital on August 6, 2017.Wayne was a former member of LMCBO and the OBOA as the former Chief Building Official for the...

Memorial notice for Rick Bullick...

BULLICK, Richard "Rick" (Former Chief Building Officer with the City of Orillia) Suddenly at home on Tuesday August 1, 2017 in his 71st year. Rick Bullick, of Orillia and formerly of Toronto, beloved husband of...

New Director of the Building and...

As of Monday April 3, 2017, Hannah Evans has been named the new Director of the Building and Development Branch. Hannah Evans takes over from Brenda Lewis who will be taking on a new role as Director, Building...

Leadership Day - Thursday, October...

Leadership Day - A Strategic Forum for the Management of Building Regulation in Municipalities. Topic: Emergency and Continuity Management Programs in Municipalities , Strategic Challenges of Delivering...

2016 AMTS Host Committee

The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) will be hosting our 60th Annual Meeting and Training Session (AMTS) in Ottawa, October 2-5, 2016. The venue for this event is the Ottawa Convention Center (Now the...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
The Firestop Contractors...

On behalf of FCIA’s Canada Committee, we invite you to The Firestop Contractors International Association Firestop and Effective Compartmentation DIIM Symposium in Toronto, Thursday, September 21st the...

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...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 99:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, October 24th,2017

Issue 98:Read Document
Released: Friday, October 20th,2017

Issue 97:Read Document
Released: Friday, April 7th,2017

Issue 96:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, February 7th,2017

Issue 95:Read Document
Released: Friday, December 16th,2016

Issue 94:Read Document
Released: Thursday, September 15th,2016

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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 6:Read Document
Released: Friday, November 6th,2015

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