2019

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Crisis management bulletin: construction contracts and COVID-19

  • April 02, 2020
  • Andrew J. Heal

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. Shortly thereafter, it was declared an emergency nationally in Canada and an emergency regionally in Ontario.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

When you Win: Enforcing the Adjudicator’s Decision

  • March 03, 2020
  • James Little and Andrew O’Brien

This article was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of the Construction Law Letter, and appeared on Singleton Reynolds’ News + Insights.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

When to make a claim during an ongoing construction project

  • June 20, 2019
  • Erin Cutts and Theron Davis

A party who has suffered a loss only has a certain amount of time within which to initiate a claim by way of litigation or arbitration. In Alberta, the Limitations Act, RSA 2000, c L-12 provides that a claimant must commence its claim within two years of when the claimant first discovered, or in the circumstances ought to have discovered, that it suffered an injury.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Prompt payment reforms: Spring update 2019

  • June 17, 2019
  • Andrew J. O’Brien and Ted Betts

Since our original article on prompt payment reforms across Canada was published in May 2018, there have been several developments across the country with prompt payment and construction lien act reform.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies test for summary judgment

  • May 02, 2019
  • Courtney Kachur and Josh Fraese

On Feb. 6, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Weir-Jones Technical Services Incorporated v Purolator Canada Ltd., 2019 ABCA 49, wherein a panel of five justices clarified the test for summary judgment1 in that province.

Construction and Infrastructure Law