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CAC accuses province of bypassing code, putting residents at risk

From NCMA eNews
April 4, 2019

Local governments in British Columbia, Canada will be allowed to adopt mass-timber technology for construction of buildings up to 12 stories, up from the current allowance of six stories and ahead of national building code standards. The announcement has drawn heavy criticism from the Cement Association of Canada (CAC), which accused the province of bypassing the ongoing 2020 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) processes and putting residents at risk. For more, click here.