Accessibility Standards Canada and the Ministry of Attorney General and Responsible for Housing collaborate on accessible building codes and standards

From the Government of Canada: collaborate-on-accessible-building-codes-and-standards.htmlAccessibility Standards Canada and British Columbia's Ministry of Attorney General and Responsible for Housing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to optimize efforts and resources dedicated to creating a barrier-free Canada. This MOU acknowledges a formal agreement to share information and harmonize accessibility standards related to building codes wherever possible.The MOU is also expected to support, foster, and enhance the ability of both parties to collaborate and coordinate efforts in the area of ​​building codes and standards. The aim is an inclusive, cohesive, and barrier-free British Columbia and Canada.Harmonizing standards across federal, provincial, and territorial governments is especially important in this area. It will allow for a more uniform approach when accessing buildings and their amenities, including entrances and washrooms across the country.Through…
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