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
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
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.
As… 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
Authors: John Martens, Daryl Chicoine, Ashley Kaufmann
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… 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
What rights do subcontractors, bonding companies and owners have to project funds when a general contractor is insolvent?
A recent 2017 decision from the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Manitoba Housing… Read More