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'A new focus for us': Canada's building code being modernized to address climate change

 


The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 01, 2020 2:48 PM ET | Last Updated: January 3


The update is being done this year, and 'the major action will come in 2025,' says National Research Council
When storm winds howl and rivers flood, buildings take the brunt.
And as climate change makes all kinds of extreme weather more frequent and more destructive, scientists at the National Research Council are trying to figure out how to ensure Canada's built environment is ready.[...]