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A Landlord's Right Of Distress – Subject To The Crown's (Super-Priority) Deemed Trust
"Distress", when used in this context, means the seizure of someone's property to secure the performance of a duty. A landlord's right of distress is a useful self-help remedy
Canada
2 Jul 2019
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At The Very Lease…What To Know Before You Sign A Commercial Lease
Leasing space, whether a storefront or an office, is a sign of business legitimacy, sustainability, and growth.
Canada
25 Mar 2019
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General Holdback Chart
Each province has its own holdback requirements, which makes managing construction projects and contracts across provincial borders complex. For easy reference to holdback details across Canada,
Canada
20 Feb 2019
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Parties, Cocktails & Cannabis – The Triple Threat For Host Liability
This is the first holiday season in the post-legalization of cannabis era. If, as an employer, you are planning a holiday gathering ...
Canada
3 Dec 2018
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Who Owns That School? The Crown And The Validity Of Lien Claims
As the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador remains a major driver of local construction and development the issue frequently arises as to whether the protections intended by the Mechanics' Lien Act ("MLA") can be extended to these provincial projects.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
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Reforming The New Brunswick's Mechanics' Lien Act: Prompt Payment And Expedited Dispute Resolution
The New Brunswick Legislative Services Branch is considering recommending changes to the Mechanics' Lien Act (1973), the main Construction Law statute in the Province.
Canada
26 Jul 2018
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Supplier Beware: Appropriate Payments At Your Own Risk
Liteco v Nova Scotia (Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal), 2017 NSSC 304
Canada
9 Jul 2018
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Notice Of Delay: Simon Says, "I Am Making A Claim."
Contrary to the perception that lawyers thrive in loopholes, when a dispute arises, the concepts of fair and reasonable are consistent.
Canada
9 Jan 2018
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Ontario's New "Deferential" Approach To Planning Appeals – Lessons From Nova Scotia
Those interested in how the new planning appeals system in Ontario will operate may want to look East – to Nova Scotia.
Canada
5 Dec 2017
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Municipal Planning Appeals: Know The Odds
Cranes. Scaffolding. Orange vests and hard hats. Construction around Halifax keeps cruising along at an exciting pace. Development, however, can include some tricky municipal planning bits.
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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New Builder's Lien Amendments & Regulations
Recent amendments to the Builder's Lien Act and new Builders Lien Regulations, effective June 30, 2017, allow for early release of holdbacks to subcontractors and alter how finishing holdbacks...
Canada
9 Jun 2017
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Moot Gets The Boot: NSUARB Mootness Decision
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board recently dismissed an appeal as "moot" because its decision would have no practical or legal effect on the parties in Ashcroft Homes Inc. (Re), 2017 NSUARB 4.
Canada
26 May 2017
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Construction Industry Certification: Nova Scotia Court Of Appeal Weighs In
In Nova Scotia, an employer in the construction industry may become certified by a union if the Labour Board is satisfied that the applicant union "has as members in good standing more than fifty percent of the employees in the appropriate unit."
Canada
15 Jun 2016
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Tread Carefully – Enforcement Of Farming Assets
The FDMA imposes notice obligations on the lender which are in addition to those prescribed by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Canada
17 May 2016
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Two Remedies For Unpaid Subcontractors: Trusts And Liens
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. v. Structal Heavy Steel, 2015 SCC 43, on September 18, 2015...
Canada
21 Oct 2015
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Project Manager Criminally Convicted For Workplace Negligence Causing Deaths And Personal Injury
There is another court decision out of the well-known tragedy in Toronto involving five workers who fell from the thirteenth floor of a high-rise building on December 24, 2009.
Canada
7 Aug 2015
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Quarry Quandary - Case Comment
In this decision (released on May 12, 2015), the Court of Appeal limits a municipality's jurisdiction to regulate quarries and declares the subject by-law invalid.
Canada
15 Jun 2015
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Cox & Palmer Regional Construction Group Newsletter Spring 2015
On May 21, 2013 Chris Boyle, an employee of R.D. Longard Services Limited ("Longard"), died on the job after being electrocuted.
Canada
26 May 2015
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Cox And Palmer Regional Construction Group Newsletter Spring 2015
On May 21, 2013 Chris Boyle, an employee of R.D. Longard Services Limited ("Longard"), died on the job after being electrocuted.
Canada
12 May 2015
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