Authors: Andrew Konopelny, John Dipple, Nicole Graham
The Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts (“ODACC”) recently released its 2021 Report. The ODACC annual report offers insight and guidance into what the construction industry in… Read More
Authors: Andrew Konopelny, Nicole Graham, John Dipple
On October 20, 2021, the Government of Saskatchewan (“Saskatchewan”) announced that The Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2019 (the “Act”) will be proclaimed into force on… Read More
Standard form contracts published by trusted bodies such as the CCDC and the CCA 1 provide well-known and understood starting points for the contractual relationships involved in completing a project.… Read More
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Regina Bypass Design Builders v Supreme Steel LP, 2021 SKCA 82 (“Regina Bypass”). The decision provides clarification on the interpretation… Read More
This blog was prepared with the assistance of summer law student Ian Schatz.
A recent Saskatchewan Court of Appeal judgment significantly clarifies owner liability for claims of lien registered after the… Read More
On June 10, 2021, an Ontario labour arbitrator dismissed a challenge to an on-site COVID-19 rapid testing policy implemented by EllisDon Construction Ltd. (EllisDon).
Local 183 of the Labourer’s International Union… Read More
In any construction project, no matter how large or small, there is always a significant chance that disputes will arise, whether they be regarding delays, deficiencies or costs. When entering… Read More
The CCDC 2 Stipulated Price Contract is one of the most common construction contracts used throughout Canada. It provides a well-known, widely-recognized framework for owners, contractors, financers and consultants, containing… Read More
Authors: Leigh Peters, Amelia Crowshoe
On December 9, 2020, Bill 37 received royal assent. The Bill proposed amendments to the Province of Alberta’s Builders’ Lien Act (the “Act”) which are expected to come… Read More