Oct 5, 2023
‘Cost-Plus’ vs ‘Time and Materials’ contracts and claims in Canada
In this article we will explore how Canadian Courts treat claims for payment under “cost-plus” or “time and material” contracts.
Aug 1, 2023
Assessing the enforceability of a pay-when-paid clause in Canada
Landscape subcontractors need to understand that a “pay when paid” or “pay if paid” clause can be applied so they won’t be paid for their work.
Oct 12, 2022
Managing documents in a digital world
Apple recently announced that users who send texts to other Apple devices with the same operating software will have 15 minutes to either delete or edit the text messages on both devices. This has caused us to revisit the importance of risk management in relation to “documents” in an ever-changing digital world.
Aug 2, 2022
Supply chain risks: Construction/Services contracts
Supply chain issues are currently plaguing the construction and services industries on a worldwide basis.
May 12, 2022
Insurance coverage issues
Liability insurance policies are designed to respond to claims made against the insured by other people. They are not designed to cover damage to the insured’s own person or property.
Feb 8, 2022
CCDC updates Stipulated Price Contract
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC), made up of representatives from all levels of the construction sector, prepares standard form construction contracts for use in Canada.
Dec 14, 2021
Municipal slip and fall claim goes to the Supreme Court
The claimant’s contribution to the loss will have to be weighed with the contributions of others.
Oct 12, 2021
When does a deficiency claim expire?
The “plausible inference” test may have consequences for construction
Aug 4, 2021
The consultant’s authority may be broader than you think
It is well-established that a consultant acting as a contract administrator must be impartial and objective.