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Government of Canada joins GoHere washroom access program

| Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat | news releases

The Government of Canada is building a more inclusive society by being a model workplace and leading the way for others to follow. Removing a barrier to participating in the community can sometimes be as simple as making public access to washrooms easier.

Regulatory Cooperation

| Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat | backgrounders

The Government of Canada is taking action and working with provinces and territories, and stakeholders to enhance trade in a number of sectors Canada-wide. These actions will remove regulatory and other barriers in key areas, while continuing to protect Canadians’ health and safety, as well as the environment.

Regulatory Cooperation: Building Codes

| Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat | backgrounders

Building construction is an important part of Canada’s economy, employing nearly 1.4 million Canadians. The National Building Code of Canada (the Code), comprises the National Model Codes for buildings, fire, plumbing and energy, and set out the requirements for the design and construction of new buildings, as well as changes to, or demolition of, existing buildings. The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, which includes volunteers, industry experts, governments, and the public, develops the Code.

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