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
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
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
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