construction law

  • Construction lien reform

    Construction lien reform

    Jun 3, 2019

    As Ontario prepares to enact the second phase of its construction lien legislation, the other provinces are considering or implementing a similar new prompt payment and adjudication regime.

  • Quittances and statutory declarations

    Mar 25, 2019

    Contractors are generally required to provide quittances (total or partial, as the case may be) and/or statutory declarations regarding the distribution of progress payments and the release of holdbacks for both themselves and their subcontractors.

  • Vancouver firm Singleton Reynolds expands into Toronto

    Vancouver firm Singleton Reynolds expands into Toronto

    Jan 16, 2018

    A Vancouver law firm specializing in construction, real estate and infrastructure law is expanding its operations to Toronto and changing its name to reflect the addition of two high-profile names in construction law.

  • Under construction

    Under construction

    Sep 19, 2017

    A statute that governs the construction industry in Ontario is set for a major overhaul for the first time in nearly 35 years.The proposed changes to the Construction Lien Act, which could become law later this year, are an attempt to modernize the payment and dispute resolution systems in the industry and bring the statutory framework in line with jurisdictions in other countries.

  • Prolonged environmental assessments dragging out municipal projects

    Mar 11, 2014