Building Contract-Inducing Breach of Contract
Construction Law Canada January 23, 2011 Inducing Breach of Contract – Building Contracts Today we examine the application of the tort of Inducing Breach of
Tenders in Construction Projects – Which Limitation Period Applies?
What is the limitation period for the commencement of an action arising from a tender in a construction project? If the owner is a municipality
Is A Subcontractor Bound By The Arbitration Clause in the Main Contract?
In a judgment delivered on May 6, 2011, Chief Justice Joseph P. Kennedy of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court dealt with a contentious issue relating
An Owner Owes No Duty Of Care To A Subcontractor In A Bid Depository System
The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has recently held that an owner does not owe a duty of care to a subcontractor arising from
Which Dispute Resolution System Applies – Construction Lien or Arbitration?
Courts have difficulty reconciling the rights of parties to arbitration when there are construction liens, cross claims, counterclaims and third party rights involved. How can
When Is A Building Contract A Joint Venture?
A difficult issue that may arise between contractors and subcontractors is the nature of their contractual relationship. Are they: independent contractors; or partners; or joint