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Do Not Pass Go: B.C. Court Confirms Jumbo Ski Resort Needs New Environmental Assessment
On August 6, 2019, the B.C. Court of Appeal (Court) upheld the provincial Minister of Environment's (Minister) determination that the Jumbo Glacier Resort
Canada
12 Aug 2019
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Important Developments In Construction Law
In recent years, stakeholders in the Canadian construction industry have been looking to resolve the ongoing problem of late payments.
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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2019 Legal Trends: Complex Disputes
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our second article for 2019 explores cross-practice litigation developments in Canada
Canada
26 Jul 2019
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Quebec Tightens Restrictions On Construction And Other Projects In Flood-Prone Areas
In 2017 and 2019, Quebec was struck with severe spring flooding. In the Spring of 2019, floods affected more than 250 municipalities, damaged thousands of residences and forced the evacuation of over 13,500 people.
Canada
25 Jul 2019
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2019 B.C. Budget: Infrastructure Pipeline
On February 19, 2019, British Columbia issued its 2019 budget, which the provincial government stated is "the largest infrastructure investment in B.C.'s history".
Canada
5 Mar 2019
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What The New Speculation And Vacancy Tax Act Means For B.C. Real Estate
British Columbia's Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act (Bill 45) (SVTA) recently received royal assent.
Canada
10 Jan 2019
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What B.C.'s New Community Benefits Agreement Means For Infrastructure Projects
The first infrastructure projects that will be subject to the CBA are the Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project and the Trans-Canada Highway 1 Kamloops to Alberta Border Four‐Laning Project.
Canada
30 Aug 2018
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The Federal Community Employment Benefits Initiative: Building Diversity Project-By-Project
On June 22, 2018, federal Ministers Amarjeet Sohi, of Infrastructure and Communities, and Ahmed Hussen, of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced a new Community Employment Benefits Initiative...
Canada
9 Jul 2018
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SCC Provides Guidance On Trustees' Duty To Disclose Construction Bonds To Beneficiaries
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled in its recent decision, Valard Construction Ltd. v. Bird Construction Co. (Valard Construction), that an "obligee" or trustee under a labour and material payment bond...
Canada
7 Mar 2018
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Is Your Lien Up To Code? B.C. Court Decisions Provide Clarity On Application Of Builders Lien Act
The British Columbia Supreme Court (Court) recently released two decisions regarding the application of the Builders Lien Act (Act), providing clarity on limitation periods for filing a lien claim ...
Canada
21 Nov 2017
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Ontario Court Upholds Ruling Reducing Exaggerated Lien
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released its decision in HMI Construction Inc. v. Index Energy Mills Road Corp., upholding a motion decision that reduces the security required to vacate liens...
Canada
21 Aug 2017
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Lien On Me: B.C. Court Cancels Builder's Lien Due To Procedural Misstep
In Scandia Paving Ltd. v. Bengag, the Supreme Court of British Columbia cancelled the plaintiff's builder's lien because the plaintiff commenced its enforcement action in the wrong court registry.
Canada
3 Aug 2017
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Ontario Introduces A 15 Per Cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax On Certain Real Estate
On April 20, 2017, the Ontario government announced that it is imposing a 15 per cent non-resident speculation tax on the purchase or acquisition of interests in residential property...
Canada
26 Apr 2017
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2017 B.C. Budget: Infrastructure Spending To Get 19 Per Cent Boost Year-Over-Year
The total taxpayer-supported investment represents an increase of C$1.7-billion over the forecast in the province's 2016 budget, which is due in part to an increase in cost-shared projects with the federal government.
Canada
23 Feb 2017
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Pipeline Opponents Face Significant Obstacles In Securing Injunctive Relief
With the federal government recently approving major pipeline projects, it is expected that environmental and other special interest or lobbying groups will commence actions in an attempt to prevent...
Canada
21 Dec 2016
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Top 10 Issues In Alberta's Renewable Electricity Support Agreement For Developers And Lenders
On November 10, 2016, the AESO released a draft summary of terms for its Renewable Electricity Support Agreement (RESA) for review and comment. The comment period runs until December 9, 2016.
Canada
29 Nov 2016
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On Track: Infrastructure Elements Of Ontario's 2016 Economic Outlook And Fiscal Review
On November 14, 2016, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered the 2016 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, titled "Building Ontario Up for Everyone".
Canada
22 Nov 2016
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On Track: Infrastructure Elements Of Ontario's 2016 Economic Outlook And Fiscal Review
On November 14, 2016, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered the 2016 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, titled "Building Ontario Up for Everyone".
Canada
22 Nov 2016
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Canadian Airports: Who Has Governing Power?
With possible airport privatization on the horizon for Canadian airports, and thanks to Liberal Transport Minister Marc Garneau's recent promise to introduce legislation loosening restrictions...
Canada
14 Nov 2016
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Alberta Court Of Appeal: Bidder's Reasonable Expectations Trump Privilege Clause
In the wake of a recent Alberta Court of Appeal (Court) decision, Elan Construction Limited v. South Fish Creek Recreational Association (Elan Construction), those who use a bidding process...
Canada
26 Jul 2016
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