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
In any construction project, no matter how large or small, there is always a significant chance that disputes will arise, whether they be regarding delays, deficiencies or costs. When entering… 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
With significant new funding available for various municipal and provincial infrastructure projects, many procurement processes will start over the next several months.
Construction projects start with procuring design and construction services,… Read More
For many owners and contractors, standard form contracts such as the CCDC 2 stipulated price contract and the CCA 1 stipulated price subcontract provide a well-known and understood starting point… Read More
GETTING READY NOW
The Saskatchewan government recently announced a $7.5-billion program to invest in infrastructure over the next two years and to help stimulate the province’s economic recovery post COVID-19.
According to… Read More
Following the unfortunate onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, the phrase force majeure has been raised by many as a contractual cure-all. However, the interpretation, scope of application, and… Read More
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