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Canadian Committee on Glass to Review Wired Glass Standard This Month

A draft of the new national standard for wired glass in Canada may finally be available for public review later this month. Maybe. According to Pierre-Alain Bujold of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) … Continue reading

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Canadian Standards Board Committee Still Working on New Wired Glass Standard

The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass’s efforts to update the country’s national standard for wired glass still continue. The CGSB announced in November 2013 that it had begun working on a new edition of the standard and … Continue reading

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Canadian Glass Committee Working to Revise National Wired Glass Standard

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

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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