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
Letters of credit are occasionally used in construction contracts to secure the performance of a contractor’s obligations to the owner.
They are instruments created at the request of a customer (i.e.… Read More
The Builders’ Liens Act (the “Act”) has not had any substantive changes in almost 40 years. Over that time, Manitoba’s construction industry has expanded and undergone significant changes.
Industry stakeholders have… Read More
On February 15, 2018 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Valard Construction v. Bird Construction. The Court found that in certain circumstances, a trustee has an obligation to… Read More
Ontario has recently conducted an extensive review of its Construction Lien Act, which generated a number of recommendations for updating and modernizing the statute. The Ontario efforts left many in… Read More