A meditation on abandonment. Also a comparison of section 47 and rule 20 applications.
A stitch in time saves none (unless it’s properly documented in accordance with the terms of the contract).
In which a summary application goes from easy to nightmarish, and civil litigators encounter that most feared thing: the rules of evidence.
Lessons Learned A judge hearing an application for discharge of a lien pursuant to section 47 of the Construction Act does not have the enhanced
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
Construction 2425 Bayview Avenue in North York is situated in the middle of one of Toronto’s most desirable neighbourhoods. A previous developer of the
Lessons Learned 1. Contrary to Inesco, a 1986 decision of the Ontario Superior Court, school portables can constitute a lienable improvement in the right
Lessons Learned Canadian courts and legislative bodies continue to promote efficient lien claims and protect them from the gravitational pull of pre-trial litigation sprawl,
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.