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Ontario’s Building Code sets minimum requirements for new construction, renovation, and change of use of buildings. Despite the availability of proven, affordable techniques to reduce bird collisions with buildings and a bird-friendly building design standard, there are no provisions in the Building Code to require they are used. By mandating bird-friendly building construction measures in the Building Code, Ontario could significantly reduce the number of birds that die needlessly each year.
Summary of bird-building collision advocacy efforts.
Help us reach 25,000 signatures: Sign this petition requesting that the Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing adopt the CSA A460-19 Bird-Friendly Building Design standard.
Members of the public: Demand the Ontario government incorporate bird-safe design standards into the Ontario Building Code by sending a letter to Members of Provincial Parliament.
Industry professionals & NGOs: Add your voice to the joint letter to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing showing your support for the adoption of bird-safe building standards.
Learn about common public misconceptions related to bird-window collisions and outdated methods for collision prevention.
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