May 2, 2018
A case study: A contractor's blind reliance on contractual terms
Take your clients through the contract page by page to ensure the client has a complete understanding of how the contract work.
Mar 6, 2018
The potential lien for maintenance work in Ontario - and beyond
A recent case has opened the door for landscape maintenance contractors in Ontario to argue that their services should be considered lienable.
Jan 9, 2018
Case study: Where a written change order is required but not obtained
Good risk management under a contract requires contractors and subcontractors to be thinking about the contract throughout the life of a project.
Jul 31, 2017
Revisiting anti-spam legislation
Summarizing the framework for Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Apr 24, 2017
A case study: Importance of contract terms
The time for planning on contracts is at the outset, when everyone is getting along.
Feb 28, 2017
Embracing the common-sense 'culture shift'
We would like to share a recent experience, which led to a Court deciding whether or not what we were doing fit properly within that shift.
Jan 17, 2017
Good faith and the duty of honesty in contracts
The case also means parties are now clearly held to a standard of honesty, one which many did not believe previously existed.
Oct 1, 2016
Back-charges for deficiencies, and fundamental breach
In 2010, the owners of a property in Ottawa hired a contractor to build a home and then install a stone facade around it.