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Canadian Glass Committee Working to Revise National Wired Glass Standard

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While a near-$5.5 million ($5 million CAD) lawsuit filed in Ontario, Canada in April brought widespread attention to the issue of wired glass safety over the past two months, the Canadian federal government has been actively working to reform its wired glass … Continue reading

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Wired Glass Risks a Continued Area of Concern in Schools, Public Areas

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In less than a week, the Canadian General Standards Board’s recently-established committee of glass industry members, users and regulators will hold its first meeting to discuss potential changes to the federal standard for wired glass. The standard has not been … Continue reading

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Wired Glass Incident Leads to $5 Million Lawsuit Against Local School Board in Canada

A $5 million (CAD) lawsuit was filed against the Halton Catholic District School Board in Ontario, Canada Tuesday stemming from an incident last May involving wired glass. As detailed in a press release from the law firm handling the case, … Continue reading

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Glass Experts Dispute Claim That Wired Glass Could Have Prevented School Shootings

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Diana San Diego says suggestions that wired glass could have saved lives at the sites of various school shootings across the country by stopping bullets in their tracks or preventing forced entry are “false and potentially dangerous.” San Diego, the … Continue reading

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School District Settles for $2 Million and Apologizes

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The Kent (Wa.) Unified School District is out $2 million and is publicly apologizing after agreeing to settle a lawsuit stemming from a glass-related incident at one of its schools that nearly resulted in the death of a student more … Continue reading

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