Proposed amendments to the Ontario Building Code

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The Institution of Fire Engineers is organizing a two-hour virtual event on Tuesday, May 28 on smoke control systems in high-rise buildings. They have graciously offered OMFPOA members a 25% discount to attend. The event runs from 1:30pm – 3:30pm EST Please follow this link to register: and choose the OMFPOA 25% off option

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The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has posted the proposed amendments to the Ontario Building Code (OBC) that would permit six storey wood-frame residential construction. The proposals are open for public review and comment until May 4, 2014.  Click here will take you to the proposals: