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Municipal Law; Development Permit; Services; Statutory Interpretation ~ With Counsel Comments
The Appellant, Osman Auction Inc., purchased a parcel of land on which to run its vehicle auction business. The site was already subdivided and properly zoned, but not serviced "to urban standards".
Canada
15 Nov 2017
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Vermilion & District Housing Foundation v Binder Construction Limited
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench holds surety liable under a performance bond for consequential damages suffered by an obligee as result of defaulting contractor.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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Time Is Tickin' — Limitation Periods And Your Lien
You've registered a lien; now what? You have to preserve (and prove) your lien. The Builders' Lien Act is rife with limitation periods, many of which, if missed, could jeopardize your lien.
Canada
26 Sep 2017
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Tips & Traps – Partial Payment From The 10% Holdback
Setting the lien fund can be a complicated and drawn out process. As a subcontractor lienholder, you may find you are standing idly by for payment while the owner and the GC fight amongst themselves.
Canada
16 Aug 2017
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"A Rose By Any Other Name? Not So!": The Critical Role Of "Improvement" In The Builders' Lien Act
Do you know if the nature of your construction work on a project allows you to register a valid builders' lien?
Canada
16 Aug 2017
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Estimates: How Important Are They Really?
Ever found yourself in a situation where you have provided an estimate for your services, but felt uncertain if you underquoted your client?
Canada
16 Aug 2017
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Things Left Unsaid – Determining Price Adjustment resulting from Scope Changes
It's common for the parties to a construction contract to focus on the price of the work to be performed.
Canada
15 Aug 2017
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Summary Judgment: Shortcut To Payment?
Multiple Questionings on Affidavits was conducted, and the parties submitted many volumes of materials, including conflicting Affidavit evidence.
Canada
15 Aug 2017
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Mistakes And Builders' Liens: Fixable Or Fatal?
Builders' liens are a great tool for the unpaid contractor, subcontractor and supplier.
Canada
15 Aug 2017
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Ledcor: Taming Sattva's Wild Horse Of Contractual Interpretation For Standard Form Contracts
The Supreme Court of Canada's unanimous decision of Sattva v. Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53 opened the barn door and let loose a wild horse in terms of the scope...
Canada
29 Sep 2016
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The Relationship Between Trust And Lien Claims Under Provincial Builders' Lien Legislation
Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. ("Dominion") was the general contractor of a football stadium in Manitoba (the "Project").
Canada
14 Mar 2016
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