Part 1

Deconstructing Construction Law Reforms Across Canada: Lessons Learned from the Ontario Experience

February 25, 2021 1:00pm

Barbara Capes
Assistant General Counsel
Kiewit Canada Inc.

Bill Deley
Senior Counsel – North America
GHD

Howard Krupat
Partner
DLA Piper Canada LLP

Paul Dipede
General Counsel
Corebuild Construction Ltd.

The Ontario Construction Act’s prompt payment provisions came into force in 2019 and other provinces such as Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia are moving forward with their own regimes. This session will provide an overview of what the experience has been in Ontario thus far and what other areas can expect going forward. Learn how the changes affect you and what steps you can take to protect your organization whether you are an owner, a contractor or subcontractor, an architect or engineer.

  • How have the amendments to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act changed the landscape of construction contracts and how are risks being mitigated?
  • What has been the experience in global jurisdictions that currently utilize prompt payment and adjudication regimes?
  • How do we balance client, vendor, and partner expectations and demands with tight timelines and notice requirements?