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March 06, 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting of Members

Per Article 3, Section 3.1 (ii) of the NNCA’s by-laws, notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of the NWT & Nunavut Construction Association will be held:

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

March 10, 2017

CAN/BNQ 2501-500, Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost Zones, the fifth standard developed through the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative (NISI), has been published.

January 16, 2017

 

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is reviewing the Northwest Territories' Fire Prevention Act and Fire Prevention Regulations and they recently conducted consultation.

December 12, 2016

 

The Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission is proposing a system of tickets and fines, for non-compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, for education purposes and to facilitate enforcement.

 

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August 31, 2016

The Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM), with the GNWT, conducts a review of construction plans and specifications to determine that the submission meets the requirements of the Fire Prevention Act and its Regulations. The OFM has released its new Plan Review Guidelines to provide greater clarity to

August 29, 2016

The Office of the Fire Marshal, GNWT, will initiate implementation of the National Building Code of Canada 2015 and the National Fire Code of Canada 2015 effective Tuesday, November 15, 2016. All the plans of construction and specifications received on November 14, 2016 before 5

August 18, 2016

The Government of Canada is providing $560,700 over the next two years from the Northern Transportation Adaptation Initiative (NTAI) for this second phase of the NWT Transportation Monitoring Program.