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Doing Work On A Provincial Project? Protect Yourself With A Public Works Act Claim
The Public Works Act ("PWA") is a helpful, rarely litigated piece of legislation for unpaid subcontractors.
Canada
24 Sep 2019
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City Moves To License AirBnBs And Other Short-Term Rentals
The Urban Planning Committee voted on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, to recommend the adoption of a new Business Licence Bylaw, in an effort to begin regulating short-term rental ...
Canada
24 Sep 2019
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Cutting The Red Tape? New Condo Regulations Are On Hold For Further Review
On July 1, 2019, the Government of Alberta announced that the revised Regulations and amendments to the Condominium Property Act that were scheduled to come into force that day have been placed on hold until January 1...
Canada
7 Aug 2019
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Fairness Is In The Eye Of The Beholder In The Tender Process
The tender process has long been a staple of the construction industry. Variations of that process, via requests for proposals ("RFPs"), requests for quotations ("RFQs") or other similar processes have also been developed, with varying levels of adherence to the traditional tender model.
Canada
31 Jul 2019
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Tax Incentive Amendments To The Municipal Government Act
New revisions to the Municipal Government Act (the "MGA") aim to grant municipalities the ability to offer tax incentives to encourage business investment.
Canada
31 Jul 2019
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What's Old Is New Again – Municipal Reserve Lands In Alberta Cannot Be Liened
Builders' liens are a useful tool for unpaid contractors and subcontractors on a construction project.
Canada
31 Jul 2019
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Is Time Really Of The Essence?
The ONCA provided some guidance and analysis on both "time is of the essence" clauses as well as the availability of specific performance when it comes to a commercial real estate repurchase options.
Canada
7 Jun 2019
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Use Of Restrictive Covenants In Residential Developments
Restrictive covenants are "building schemes" that operate outside of – and in addition to – municipal zoning bylaws. The obligations associated with restrictive covenants "run with the land" and are binding on any future buyer of the property.
Canada
7 Jun 2019
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Show Me The Money! Timing The Release Of Holdback
In Alberta, where a contractor is of the opinion that the work under its contract is substantially performed, the contractor may issue ...
Canada
14 Feb 2019
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Tick-Tock Goes The Lien Clock
Builders' liens are an important tool, providing contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers security for unpaid work. The template s.48 Order requires a lien claimant to file a Statement of Claim
Canada
31 Jan 2019
12
Field Law Post-Secondary Summit 2018
The third annual Field Law Post-Secondary Summit was held on November 29 in Edmonton, and was co-chaired by Greg Harding, QC and Derek Cranna.
Canada
2 Jan 2019
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Case Summary: C. v. Brookfield Homes
In June 2017, the matter was determined to be appropriate for Summary Judgment.
Canada
2 Jan 2019
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Recent Changes To The Condominium Property Act Of Alberta
These current amendments will affect all developers and purchasers of new condominiums in Alberta.
Canada
19 Oct 2018
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Keeping Your Hands Lien: Don't Forget A CLP!
Builders' liens are an important tool for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers when collecting unpaid invoices on a project.
Canada
17 Jul 2018
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Consequential Consequences: Contractually Excluding Damages For Lost Profits
Clauses that exclude or limit the recovery of consequential or indirect damages are common in construction, services and other commercial contracts. These clauses can play an important role in risk allocation.
Canada
6 Jul 2018
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Case Comment On Mcallister v. Calgary
In the McAllister v. Calgary, 2018 ABQB 480 Madame Justice Kubik of the Court of Queen's Bench found the City of Calgary liable under the Occupiers Liability Act for injuries suffered by the Plaintiff Kyle McAllister...
Canada
6 Jul 2018
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Extra! Extra! How Do Subcontractor Change Orders Affect The Lien Fund? It Depends…
More often than not, contractors and subcontractors perform extra work on construction projects over and above the scope of work contemplated by a fixed price contract.
Canada
25 Jun 2018
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Definitive Deference: How Courts Treat Consultants' Decisions
(May 22, 2018, 8:55 AM EDT) -- The consultant's role on a construction project is important and includes interpreting the underlying construction contract, certifying work as sufficiently complete ...
Canada
29 May 2018
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Case Summary: Core Ventures Inc v Trio Chute Inc (Aluminum Planet)
Where the lease specifies that the Landlord is obligated to take out fire insurance, the tenant is presumed to generally from the insurance proceeds (even where the fire is caused by the tenant's negligence) ...
Canada
17 May 2018
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