A stitch in time saves none (unless it’s properly documented in accordance with the terms of the contract).
In which the right to enjoy an afternoon beer on your rooftop patio is balanced against large economic losses to a construction company. The score at halftime? Beer: 1, Construction Company: 0.
Whose decisions are entitled to more deference, a consultant’s or an adjudicator’s?
Lessons Learned Preparation to dispute payment to a contractor should focus on ensuring that claims made by the owner agree with the owner’s documentary
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
A tale of risk, ambition, and lies. Also featuring a gold mine in the mountains, Chinese-made mill motors, and the Builders Lien Act.
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 Westpoint Capital Corp. v. Solomon Spruce Ridge Inc., 2017 CarswellAlta 580, 2017 ABQB 254, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench made a number of
A subcontractor who fails to register a construction lien faces an uphill battle in asserting a claim in unjust enrichment against the owner. That is
Construction law practitioners must keep their eyes and ears open to the evolving case law in other areas of the law. That case law may