State: Canada

Ontario Interim Amendments to the 2012 Building Code
May 5, 2022

The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing recently made amendments to Ontario’s Building Code (Ontario Regulation 451/22) to: (more…)

Alberta, Canada STANDATA List Subscription Service Announcement
February 15, 2019

The 2019 editions of the Alberta Building Code and Alberta Fire Code based on the 2015 editions of the National Building Code and National Fire Code were adopted in February 2019 by provincial regulation. Also adopted by regulation is the 2017 edition of the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB). The new codes come into effect on April 1, 2019 and there is a transition period to facilitate transition to the new codes from the previous codes. In support of greater harmonization to the national codes, both the Alberta building and fire codes have also been renamed. (more…)

Ontario Electrical Code Update
February 14, 2019

ESA has collaborated with its safety partners to produce a new edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (Code) which will come into effect on May 16, 2019. Electrical work permitted after the effective date is required to meet the requirements of the new edition. The 2018 edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code includes the Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 plus several Ontario-specific (more…)

Manitoba, Canada has adopted the 2018 Manitoba Electrical Code
June 5, 2018

Manitoba has adopted the 2018 Manitoba Electrical Code, effective on all homes permitted on (more…)