A Contentious Insurance Issue – The Scope of the Duty to Defend Under a CGL Policy
Today we will examine a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada relating to Insurance Law and the insurer’s Duty to Defend in the
Builder’s Risk Insurance: the Dangers of Misunderstanding the Covered Risks
Builder’s Risk Insurance: the Dangers of Misunderstanding the Covered Risks Covering risks by appropriate insurance is an essential element in planning a construction project. But
Does A Breach of Fiduciary Duty Fall Within an Arbitration Clause?
In the recent decision, St. Pierre v. Chriscan Enterprises Ltd., the British Columbia Court of Appeal considered whether a claim by an owner against the
A Builders Lien Does Not Apply To The Lease Of An Airport
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently considered the constitutional limits of the Builders Lien Act of that province. In Vancouver International Airport Authority v.
Is A Site Visit A Material Condition To A Tender?
Construction Law – Tenders – Site Visit – Materiality An invitation to tender may contain many conditions, some of which are more or less material
How Does A Court Find And Interpret An Oral Construction Contract
Construction Contract – Interpretation – Oral Contract A contract in the construction industry is usually in written form. Often the contract will follow the CCDC