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
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
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
Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Clarifies Priorities Between Builders’ Lien Claimants and Secured Creditors of Oil & Gas and Mining Projects
In its July 20, 2017 decision in National Bank of Canada… Read More