construction law


  • Fixed fees advertising in real estate ads questioned

    Fixed fees advertising in real estate ads questioned

    Apr 15, 2019

    Real estate lawyers continue to advertise fixed-fee services with exceptions, despite tighter restrictions passed by the Law Society of Ontario less than two years ago.

  • Masters denied judges’ ‘enhanced powers’

    Masters denied judges’ ‘enhanced powers’

    Apr 1, 2019

    Masters hearing Construction Lien Act cases do not have the same “enhanced powers” of authority as a judge, Justice Edward Belobaba said in a March 14 decision.

  • New construction adjudication process coming

    New construction adjudication process coming

    Sep 3, 2018

    Lawyers say the forthcoming adjudication process for Ontario’s construction industry has the potential to resolve payments in a timely fashion, but companies need to start preparing now for the changes.

  • Monday, August 13, 2018

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Aug 13, 2018


    OBA Launches First Innovator-In-Residence Program

    Groom Joins McMillan, To Focus On Labour

    Windsor Seeks New Professors

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  • Lawyers need to be aware of overhaul of construction laws

    Lawyers need to be aware of overhaul of construction laws

    Jul 16, 2018

    An overhaul of construction laws has the potential to reduce the number of payment disputes and speed up the dispute resolution process, lawyers say.

  • Laws to improve prompt payment about to take effect

    Laws to improve prompt payment about to take effect

    May 7, 2018

    More than seven years since the province first proposed legislative changes to improve prompt payment in the construction industry, amendments to address this issue are finally about to take effect.

  • Pay close attention to assessments, say lawyers

    Pay close attention to assessments, say lawyers

    Nov 20, 2017

    With real estate at a premium in large cities, redeveloping old industrial and commercial properties is a growing trend, but this kind of brownfield reclamation also contains risks when it comes to liabilities.

  • Not all condo residents treated equally

    Nov 6, 2017

    The Toronto skyline is a long way from the suburban utopia of manicured lawns and white picket fences. While Toronto once spread out, it’s now also rising up, and since almost no one is building new apartment rental units, the demand for rentals has been supplied by condo buyers, many of whom are absent offshore investors.

  • Concerns voiced over new condo tribunal

    Concerns voiced over new condo tribunal

    Oct 23, 2017

    Lawyers are voicing concerns over the limited jurisdiction of the new tribunal being set up to handle condominium disputes when it opens its doors in November.

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