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Today's construction technologies and techniques differ vastly from those in use at the time the first National Building Code (NBC) was produced in 1941. To keep pace with changes, and ensure that the latest innovations and applications are applied safely by the construction industry, a new edition of the NBC is published approximately every five years.

NRC's Canadian Codes Centre (CCC) plays a vital role in this process by providing technical and administrative support to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) and its related committees, which are responsible for the development of the National Model Construction Codes of Canada. These codes are the following:

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Canadian Codes Centre
National Research Council Canada
Telephone: 613-993-9960
Email: codes@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Specific questions
For specific questions or concerns about Codes publications, contact:

Fiona Hill
Production and Marketing Manager
Building Regulations
NRC Construction
Telephone: 613-949-1661
Email: fiona.hill@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca