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Mind the gaps: Top 5 things lenders should know about the new Construction Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 30 2018

Broad, numerous and significant amendments to the Construction Lien Act (now called the Construction Act) came into force in Ontario on July 1, with


Mind the gaps: Top 5 things lenders should know about the new Construction Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 30 2018

Broad, numerous and significant amendments to the Construction Lien Act (now called the Construction Act) came into force in Ontario on July 1, with


The Basics: How easy is it to distinguish between rigorous commercial bargaining and economic duress?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 24 2018

Commercial pressure exists wherever one party to a commercial transaction is in a stronger bargaining position than the other party and claims for


Alberta's new Occupational Health and Safety Act expands the scope of duties for a number of parties
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 18 2018

On June 1, 2018, amendments to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Act (the "New Act") came into force, significantly expanding the nature of the


Prompt payment sweeping across Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 22 2018

In the last few years the momentum for change has grabbed hold of the construction industry in Canada, and pulled tight on the reins. Several


Adjudication: Deciding what's important
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 22 2018

The new Construction Act (the "Act") implements a mandatory fast-track dispute resolution process designed to get cash flowing more quickly on the


Insolvency in construction: Looking ahead and minimising risks
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • May 14 2018

In the final part of this series, we look at how you can protect your position and be prepared in the event of an impending insolvency. Thinking ahead


Final Construction Act regulations issued
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 8 2018

On April 25, 2018, the Province of Ontario announced that it had made 4 new Regulations to support and implement the amendments to the Construction


Insolvency in construction: What does this mean for your contract?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 16 2018

In the second of our mini-series on insolvency in construction, we consider what you need to do when you find out that the party you are in contract


New Construction Act takes effect
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 4 2018

On December 12, 2017, Bill 142, Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 received Royal Assent and became law, changing the Construction Lien Act to the