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Case Review – Nova Concrete Inc. v. 2035211 Ontario Inc., 2022 ONSC 2391

Introduction The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently highlighted the importance of the summary nature of construction lien proceedings, and confirmed that delay can constitute a “proper ground” for dismissal
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Case Review – Elite Construction v. Canada, 2021 ONSC 562

Elite Construction Inc. v. Canada serves as a stern reminder to construction contractors of the importance of abiding by contractual notice provisions.[1]Elite Construction Inc. v. Canada, 2021 ONSC 562, CarswellOnt
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The Wait is Over: Regulations Have Been Released and Alberta’s Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act comes into force August 29, 2022

On February 25, 2022, the Government of Alberta confirmed that the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act (the “PPCLA”)[1]Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act, c P-26.4 [Prompt Payment Act]. will
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Do Section 23 Builders Lien Applications Exceed Masters’ Jurisdiction in BC? 2022 BCSC 287

The February 24, 2022 decision in Metro-Can Construction (PE) Ltd. v. Escobar[1]Metro-Can Construction (PE) Ltd. V. Escobar, 2022 BCSC 287. (“Metro-Can”) suggests that construction practitioners may wish to shift their
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