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Toronto’s falling condo glass prompts new Ontario rules

Post Time:Jun 21,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:128

The Ontario government has amended the province’s building code after a recent spate of falling panes of glass from balconies in downtown Toronto, according to a June 21 article from CityNews Toronto.

The changes will take effect July 1 and will apply only to new structures.Under the new Ontario rules, construction companies will now be required to use heat-strengthened laminated glass when glass is close to the edge of a balcony, according to the article.

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