Aboriginal Peoples – February 12, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples – February 12, 2014

Guy Gosselin and Philip Rizcallah of the National Research Council Canada explain the national building code of Canada, the national fire code of Canada, the national plumbing code, and the national energy code for buildings. Richard Kent and Arnold Lazare from the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada outline their organization and discuss a legislative framework to improve fire prevention in Aboriginal communities. John De Hooge of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs provides some background on his organization and discusses how to strengthen first nations fire prevention and protection. (February 12, 2014)