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Who’s the boss? An owner’s responsibilities to subcontractors
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 29 2012

Since the landmark decision of the Supreme Court of Canada over 30 years ago in The Queen (Ont.) v. Ron Engineering (1981), project owners have come to understand that issuing a formal call for tenders likely gives rise to enforceable contractual obligations with all bidding contractors submitting compliant bids

Supreme Court of Canada releases landmark decision in Tercon case
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2010

On February 12, 2010 the Supreme Court of Canada released its highly anticipated decision in the Tercon Construction Ltd. v. British Columbia (Transportation and Highways

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 ? Second challenge facing project proponents
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 10 2015

This is the second of three articles on challenges facing project proponents under federal environmental assessment law. It addresses key issues

Tendering law: a call for a return to our roots
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 22 2012

The purpose of this paper is to make some observations from the perspective of a project lawyer on the Canadian law of tender as it has developed over the past 30 years since the Supreme Court of Canada’s seminal decision in R. v. Ron Engineering & Construction (Eastern) Ltd. (“Ron Engineering”

Doing business in Canada - a practical guide
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The progressive global liberalization of international trade and investment has generated new opportunities to expand business activities across

Eyes wide shut: IP ownership
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 21 2012

Generally, the default position taken by the federal government is that it owns all “Intellectual Property” rights in the “Foreground Information” as soon as it comes into existence and that the contractor has no rights to the Foreground Information except as granted by the federal government

Tender law: enforceability of exclusion clauses
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 23 2010

In 1981, the Supreme Court of Canada in The Queen (Ont.) v. Ron Engineering, 1981 1 S.C.R. 111 invoked a dual contract model governing the law surrounding tender calls, distinguishing between Contract “A” and Contract “B”

Outsourcing, procurement and cybersecurity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2015

Cybersecurity is rarely a core business but it is a requirement of doing business. Organizations seeking to establish and maintain systems that are

Alberta Government announces new rules for First Nations consultation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2015

On February 4, 2015, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) announced the release of the Joint Operating Procedures for First Nations Consultation on

Government of Canada improvements to procurement integrity provisions
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 13 2015

As part of an ongoing initiative aimed at ensuring Canada only does business with ethical suppliers, Public Works and Government Services Canada