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.
A stitch in time saves none (unless it’s properly documented in accordance with the terms of the contract).
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
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
The Duty Good Faith in Contractual Discretionary Powers – Dominus/Cityzen Brampton SWQRP Inc. v. The Corporation of the City of Brampton
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Court”) recently dealt with the question of what constitutes a breach of the duty of good faith contractual
In Nzeadibe v. Khan, 2017 CarswellBC 2251, 2017 BCSC 1456, the British Columbia Supreme Court recently held that a building contract was illegal and unenforceable
In the recent decision in R.P.M. Investment Corp. v. Lange, 2017 CarswellAlta 770, 2017 ABQB 305, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench held that a
What is the appropriate remedy when a contractor fails to build the building in accordance with the specifications but the deficiencies are not proven to