It's so important to know how the building and fire codes applies to your specifically dwelling type and situation. This detailed Q&A from the Edmonton Journal can hopefully answer some key questions for you and also provides some helpful hints along the way.
Do you know the difference between a smoke alarm and a smoke detector? Or what are the rights of your condo corporation in entering your unit?
If you're not in Edmonton, contact your local fire safety officials or municipality to get the answers specific to your area!