Record investment and a hot construction market have made this an exciting time for owners and contractors in Western Canada. There are, however, significant risks amid these booming market conditions.
These… Read More
In March, the Manitoba government introduced The Prompt Payment for Construction Act (Bill 28), which would establish timelines for paying contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.
Other provinces have enacted… Read More
Saskatchewan’s new prompt payment and mandatory adjudication legislation is now in force. With the new rules in effect, there’s no better time to review what types of contracts prompt payment… Read More
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