Manitoba recently introduced Bill 38, The Builders’ Lien Amendment Act (Prompt Payment). If passed, Bill 38 would bring Manitoba in line with Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan, which have enacted similar … 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
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
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
Authors: John Dipple, Andrew Konopelny
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 … 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 Dipple, Jeremie Roussel
The Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2018 (Saskatchewan) (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on May 15, 2019. While the “in force” date has not yet been announced, … Read More