Fire Code

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Raising the alarm: The need for certified fire safety support

Avoidable disasters and regulatory changes have underscored the need for stronger fire prevention measures in recent years. And for facility owners and managers, this means applying extra due diligence when adopting the fire safety systems, training, and certified professionals to keep occupants safe.

Canadian Property Management

Raising the alarm: The need for certified fire safety support 

Avoidable disasters and regulatory changes have underscored the need for stronger building fire prevention measures in recent years.
Fire code updates demand ongoing vigilance

Canadian Property Management

Fire code updates demand steady upkeep

Although they increasingly rely on professional service providers to keep up with the complexities of compliance, owners/managers ultimately carry the responsibility for life safety and bear the brunt of enforcement.
B.C. COVID-19

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Evacuation priorities drive B.C. code proposal

Proposed amendment would eliminate the requirement for signage instructing building occupants not to use the elevator in the case of a fire.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Fire safety steps for high-rise building owners

A recent fire in a Toronto high-rise apartment building has put the spotlight back on fire safety after numerous residents had to be rescued by Toronto Fire Services. Though no injuries were reported, the incident is a reminder that Fire Safety Plans are critical—especially when building fire alarm systems are rendered inoperative due to repair and maintenance projects.
fire safety in buildings

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tragedy accentuates fire safety in buildings

Following the recent tragic fire in Oakland, California, fire safety and legal experts are reflecting on the confluence of deliberate and inadvertent omissions that underlie most calamities.
VRCA industry B.C. wildfires

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Toronto Housing disputes Fire Code violation

Toronto Community Housing is contesting the Fire Code violation charge in connection with the fire that resulted in three deaths and 15 injuries at a Scarborough apartment building on February 5th