National Master Specifications (NMS)
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) owns the National Master Specification (NMS). The NMS, owned by the NRC is an easy-to-use framework for writing construction project specifications. The NMS is a reference document containing approximately 750 master specifications in both English and French. Each section is designed to be edited from the original master to produce a project-specific document. It is intended for use by the federal government, other public organizations and the private sector in the preparation of construction and renovation contract documents
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