While it was expected that the Saskatchewan Government would implement the new prompt payment and adjudication provisions this year, we understand it is now deferred to a yet-to-be determined date.
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For many owners and contractors, standard form contracts such as the CCDC 2 stipulated price contract and the CCA 1 stipulated price subcontract provide a well-known and understood starting point… Read More
On October 21, 2020, Bill 37: The Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020, (the “Prompt Payment Act”) was introduced and passed the first reading.
If passed, significant changes will be… Read More
GETTING READY NOW
The Saskatchewan government recently announced a $7.5-billion program to invest in infrastructure over the next two years and to help stimulate the province’s economic recovery post COVID-19.
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Following the unfortunate onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, the phrase force majeure has been raised by many as a contractual cure-all. However, the interpretation, scope of application, and… Read More
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently released a decision dealing with statutorily imposed deadlines for commencing lawsuits in Saskatchewan. This decision will directly impact when a party must commence a… Read More
Construction owners and contractors face a multitude of challenges as they navigate through largely uncharted territory with their projects experiencing highly unique and mounting risks from the effects of COVID-19.
Currently,… Read More
The rapidly growing coronavirus pandemic poses an increasing concern for business continuity, especially within the construction industry.
With cancellations of events around the world and uncertainty in impending lockdowns and international… Read More