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>Definitely.
>
>Can you tell me what type of design code for steel structures is in use in Canada.
>
>We are also looking at whether we will develop a design module to ASD and / or LRFD.  I have been told that the most prominent
>design code is still the Allowable Stress code.  Can I get some sort of a consensus on this from people who read it?


Canada uses Limit States Design and the current steel design code is 
CAN/CSA-S16.1-94.

Cocnrete code is CSA A23.3-94.

ASD is being written out of future codes and design is headed for objective based design - ie "complete freedom"?

Thor Tandy