Canada NewsWire (press release) –
“I am very pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 editions of Codes Canada,” says Douglas Crawford, Chair of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes. “Their development is the result of a great deal of work from over 600 dedicated …
That’s a lot of changes for the industry to digest, let alone to adapt … Well, guess they are for the betterment of the people.
Not easy for Bob the Builder nowadays, eh?
This shift towards the so-called performance-based approach allows for buildings to be designed to take into account a structure’s unique attributes and its surroundings – rather than adhering to the one-size-fits-all approach outlined in many …
One would expect the court to order the owner to properly maintain the unit – which is the owner’s obligation under the Condominium Act. That obligation exists, regardless of the owner’s age. The situation would be complicated if the owner’s failures…
Builder Magazine –
A new building is at the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, B.C., is intended to show developers and the public that wood can be equally as effective as steel or concrete, better for the environment and support the country’s forestry .
No idea if the changes are affecting issuance of building permits?
The city says changes to the building codes on April 1 have also put more strain on city resources as there are now more items to be checked.