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Ten Years Later - Building Safety

Toronto Condo News
Publication date:
July 23, 2022
Article Summary: 

This blog post reflects on the changes and progress made in building safety regulations and practices in Ontario, Canada, over the last decade. The post discusses the introduction of the Building Code Act in 2012 and the implementation of several new safety standards and regulations in response to high-profile incidents like the 2013 collapse of a balcony in an apartment building in Elliot Lake. The post also outlines several ongoing challenges facing building safety, such as the need to update and maintain aging buildings and the potential impacts of climate change on building resilience.


building safety, Ontario, Canada, Building Code Act, safety standards, regulations, balcony collapse, Elliot Lake, aging buildings, climate change, resilience.

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Toronto Condo News
Ten Years Later - Building Safety
July 23, 2022
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