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Posted August 19, 2021

An earlier blog reviewed the usefulness of contractors’ and suppliers’ trusts, available under section 8.1 of the Construction Act. However, a new decision by Ontario’s[...]
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Ontario’s Construction Act establishes a regime of strict rules that governs the relationships between all of the participants in the construction industry, from property owners and lenders[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted July 22, 2021

The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSO 1990, c O.1, “OSHA”) imposes a regime of strictly-enforced obligations (and potential liability) on any party involved[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted May 5, 2021

In 2019, a new “prompt payment” regime in Ontario’s construction industry came into force following significant amendments to the Construction Act. This regime creates a[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted March 18, 2021

An earlier article on procedure and jurisdiction under the Construction Act discussed the various strict timelines to be followed when preserving and perfecting a construction[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted January 12, 2021

Significant changes to Ontario’s Construction Act were made in 2019, and many of them had the goal of preventing delays in construction projects. Because of[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted November 3, 2020

Ontario’s Construction Act sets out the steps that a contractor or supplier must take in order to first “preserve” and then “perfect” a construction lien[...]
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Construction Law

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Posted September 14, 2020

Funds received or owing for a given construction project are deemed to be trust monies by s. 8.1 of the Construction Act, RSO 1990, c[...]
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Construction Law, Real Estate

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Posted July 2, 2020

In 2017, the province of Ontario introduced legislation to modernize and restructure its construction lien regime, contained within the Construction Lien Act, which would be[...]

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