Exempt yourself from Rule 53 requirements for giving evidence with this one weird trick. Also featured inside this week’s edition: “Soil, not as stable as it looks”.
Meet the litigant described by a veteran homebuilder as “the worst person we’ve ever built for”, learn the intricacies of repudiation.
An Italian restaurant serves up a tale of betrayal and vengeance, featuring financial ruin, a wildfire, and untimely death. Even more interesting, a study of when exactly a landlord acquires liability for a builders’ lien.
Can a lien be cancelled if it claims an unreasonable amount owed? Can s. 24 of the Builders Lien Act be used as a backdoor method of cancelling a lien? Are remedies under the Land Title Act available in a builders’ lien action? Is there a price to be paid for asking these questions? The answers lie within.
A stitch in time saves none (unless it’s properly documented in accordance with the terms of the contract).
Whose decisions are entitled to more deference, a consultant’s or an adjudicator’s?
Lessons Learned No decision better demonstrates the bow wave of unnecessary destruction and expense that expands in the wake of emotionally-fuelled squabbling. It destroys
Lessons Learned An affidavit’s attention to detail, backed by thorough documentary evidence in its accompanying exhibits, provides courts with the confidence to settle lien
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
Elite Construction Inc. v. Canada serves as a stern reminder to construction contractors of the importance of abiding by contractual notice provisions.Elite Construction Inc. v.