Alek Antoniuk OAA, is the principal of CodeNews Consulting Corp., Consulting Architect, is a recognized expert in the development of construction codes in Canada.
Although he is best known for co-ordinating and managing the technical development of the 2006 and the 2012 editions of the Ontario Building Code, Alek Antoniuk played a lead role in managing the code advisory services of the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing since 1989.
Alek Antoniuk completed his Bachelor of Architecture degree at the University of Waterloo and has been a member of the OAA since 1980. He holds an Ontario BCIN for all OBC categories of qualifications.
He has a dedicated interest in the sensible and practical application of codes and has been involved for many years in the development of codes and standards in Ontario and Canada. He has also participated extensively as an active member on numerous government and industry committees and panels, a few of which include:
o Member, Provincial/Territorial Policy Advisory Committee on Codes
o Member, Provincial/Territorial Subcommittee on Plumbing Codes
o Member, Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing
o Liaison, Ontario Home Builders' Association Technical Committee
o Liaison, OAA Sub-Committee on Building Codes and Regulations
o Chair, Expert Advisory Panel on Glass Panels in Balcony Guards
Alek Antoniuk developed the CodeNews.ca web site [ link to: http://www.codenews.ca], which is the premier source for current information about construction codes in Canada.