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ANNOUNCEMENTS
ESAPP - Credit System Management...

Any organization who has partnered with OBOA hosting and cataloging events that qualify for Education Credits towards OBOA's Certification Cycle.ESAPP (Event System Management) you can plan,...

2018 Tours - Kingston Penitentiary

Kingston Penitentiary Tours offer a rare and unique opportunity to go behind the walls of Canada's oldest and most notorious maximum security prison. Closed in 2013 and designated as a National Historic Site of...

Allegations of Potential Misuse of...

As you know, the Building Code Act, 1992 (the Act) and the Building Code requires designers other than architects and engineers to be qualified and registered with the province.  Specifically, section 15.11 (5)...

Ontario CodeNews - Issue 260

Issue 260 - Numéro 260 CodeNews Enabling the use of Alternative Solutions to support electric vehicle charging requirements in the 2012 Building Code. To support the implementation of electric...

MMA - Electric Vehicle Charging...

Ministry of Municipal Affairs Webinars on Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements in the Building Code – REGISTRATION IS OPEN  These webinars will provide information on the existing EV charging...

OBOA Family Day - June 9th, 2018

OBOA Family Day - Jays Game has been booked for June 9th, 2018.$56 per ticket - (Level 100 Outfield) Available to all members, friends, and family of the OBOA.Please email training@oboa.on.ca to...

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NEWS
ESA Consultation on Proposed...

ESA is seeking the views of stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC).  ESA is holding a public consultations on the proposed changes in Ontario amendments to the Ontario...

Bridge collapses into flooded creek...

Police say there were no injuries but the driver had to be rescued by emergency crews. A dump truck driver was stranded inside the cab of his vehicle when the bridge he was travelling over in Port Bruce, Ont.,...

Windsor debuts new e-permit system...

"The ability to submit plans and drawings digitally has been a common request from prospective builders," said Dilkens in a media release. "We've heard that feedback loud and clear." The mayor added parts of the...

Rezoning denied for giant garage

City council has denied a zoning bylaw amendment for a west end property which would have accommodated an oversized garage. After Director of Community and Development Services Mark Jensen acknowledged the...

Independent Review of Building...

Interim report which was commissioned by government following the Grenfell Tower fire to make recommendations on the future regulatory system. The independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety is...

Ontario CodeNews Issue 253 —...

December 15, 2017  Dear Ontario Building Code users, I am pleased to announce that a new tool to support tall wood construction is now available: Ontario’s Tall Wood Building Reference: A...

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NOTICES
Passing of Dennis Rowntree

DENNIS ROWNTREEOf Burk’s Falls passed away after his battle with cancer peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on Wednesday March 21, 2018.  Dennis Rowntree, beloved husband of Gail, was...

Millar Steve February 3rd 2018

Millar, Steve - February 3rd, 2018After a courageous fight with a rare lung disease, Steve Millar ‘leveled up’ to Heaven’s Gates on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 while peacefully at home with...

Cyber threats and fraudulent...

In a proactive way, we provide handy advice, that can help keep you off the hook.While ransomware and whaling is one of the older cyber threats, the profitability has caused a rise in phishing attacks, especially...

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...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
Notification of Bill 139, the...

TO: All Stakeholders involved in the Conservation Authorities Act Review RE: Notification of Bill 139, the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Receiving Royal Assent I am pleased...

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,...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 101:Read Document
Released: Friday, March 9th,2018

Issue 100:Read Document
Released: Friday, December 1st,2017

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

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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