Contractors Beware: Don’t Rely On Quantum Meruit To Fill a Gap in a Contract
The principles of contract interpretation and quantum meruit are obviously quite distinct. But in its recent decision CH2M Hill Energy Canada, Ltd. v. Consumers’ Co-operative
Can A Contractor Use Its Own Mistakes To Withdraw Its Bid?
A contractors’ worst nightmare is making a mistake in a tender and being stuck with a low bid. The next worse nightmare is submitting a
Conduct After An Arbitration Award May Nullify That Award
A party to a contract may terminate the contract and then start an arbitration to confirm the validity of the termination. If the arbitral tribunal
Does The UNCITRAL Model Law Apply To A Claim Under The Consumer Protection Act?
The Queen’s Bench Court for Saskatchewan recently applied the Saskatchewan International Commercial Arbitration Act (SICAA) and the UNCITRAL Model law annexed to that Act and
May An Order Dismissing A Stay Motion Be Appealed?
In Canada, there has been a controversy about appeals from stay motion decisions in the context of arbitration clauses. The issue is whether a decision
Does A Construction Lien Bond Satisfy A Trust Fund Claim?
There are several different remedies provided in construction and builders lien legislation that do not necessarily fit together well. Two remedies available to a subcontractor