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18 Mar, 2015, 10:15 ET Op-Ed: Quebec's Résidence du Havre was built to code. But does 'building to code' mean cutting corners and caving to lobbyists?

by Paul Hargest, President, Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The recent release of the Quebec...


01 Feb, 2013, 10:15 ET Ontario seniors deserve better fire protection

Ontario Government needs to focus on fire containment as well as sprinklers in proposed Fire Code and Building Code changes TORONTO, Feb. 1,...


07 Dec, 2012, 10:15 ET When it comes to construction, put safety first, not wood

Sound judgment and project specifications - not political agendas - should determine the building materials used in Canadian...


12 Apr, 2012, 10:38 ET Concrete block in buildings contributes to a four part 'balanced design' that helps contain fires

CCMPA supports Ontario Fire Chiefs' fire-sprinkler findings and advocates containment as part of a four part balanced design to prevent the spread...