... our construction law blog

Legislative Relief from the Economic Impact of COVID-19:

Should Contracts and Subcontracts Be Amended by Legislation?

April 26, 2020

Two Significant Easter Weekend Amendments to Ontario's

Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act

April 11, 2020

What Construction Can Continue in Ontario After April 4, 2020?

April 7, 2020

Are Lien Expiry Periods Really Suspended in Ontario and, if so,

What About the Holdback?

March 27, 2020

Construction Has Been Ordered Substantially Shut Down in Ontario:

Who Bears the Cost of Delay and What Might Those Be?

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 and Workplace Slowdowns and Stoppages in Ontario:

Contractual Rights, Practical Strategies and a Webinar

March 24, 2020

A Tale of Three Construction Newspapers:

Triple the Searches, Triple the Risk in Ontario?

March 12, 2020

When is a Construction Lien Truly Lifted from Title in Ontario? Can an

Owner withhold Funds Pending Certification by the Land Title Registrar?

January 27, 2020

CCAA Proceedings and the Labour and Material Payment Bond Claim

January 13, 2020

Confusion Surrounding the Transition Provisions of Ontario's Construction Act: Should they Apply on a "Single Improvement" Basis?

December 2, 2019

Construction Litigants Beware: Unresolved Gaps, Confusion and Inconsistencies in the Construction Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.C30.

October 23, 2019

Are You Ready for Prompt Payment and Adjudication? Free Seminars, Guides and Cheat Sheets!

September 11, 2019

The New Monetary Amounts and Thresholds Under the Construction Act

August 20, 2018

Can a Termination for Convenience Clause be Exercised in Bad Faith?

In Ontario, the Answer Appears to be 'Yes'.

July 31, 2018

Part of the Construction Act Comes Into Force July 1, 2018:

Lien Time-Frames, Phased Holdback and Other Important Changes

June 25, 2018

It's the End of the World as We Know It:

Prompt Payment and Adjudication Are Coming to Ontario

January 4, 2018

Ontario's New Construction Act is Coming:

Of New Lien Procedures and Enhanced Trust Obligations

January 4, 2018

Uber, Standard Form Construction Contracts and

the Supreme Court of Canada

July 29, 2020

Factors to Consider in Drafting Contracts When Standard Forms May Not Be Appropriate

February 17, 2020

New Bonding Requirements for Public Sector Contracts:

This One is Important!

July 16, 2018

An Update on the Law of Liquidated Damages, Deposits and other Forfeiture Clauses in Ontario

October 13, 2020