Whose decisions are entitled to more deference, a consultant’s or an adjudicator’s?
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has recently released an interesting decision dealing with arbitration and court proceedings arising from a construction contract. In Saskatchewan Power
One of the difficult issues in construction law is the duty owed, if any, by the owner’s consultant to the contractor. In particular, does the
In Swift v. Eleven Eleven Architecture Inc., the Alberta Court of Appeal recently considered the impact and scope of a limitation of liability clause in
Whether an arbitration agreement requires, or only permits, arbitration is a continuing issue under arbitration law. In building contracts, this issue often arises when the
One of the most difficult issues in Canadian construction law is the impact of insurance on claims between owners, contractors and subcontractors. There are two
Construction projects don’t often proceed without a lender. And often there is an interim lender which provides financing pending the advancement of funds by the
Agents of contractors and subcontractors often play a role and assert rights during construction projects. This is because contractors often use agents to perform the