Beyond the significant impact the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is taking upon individuals' personal lives, COVID-19 is also making a notable impact upon multiple sectors of the global economy.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 virus a worldwide pandemic. Governments in Canada and its provinces, and across the world are declaring states of emergency...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Global pandemic. Oil trade war. Volatile FX Markets. Market collapse? East African locusts. All of these global issues, and potentially others, will impact existing and new construction...
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Pallett Valo LLP
An order was made on March 20, 2020 under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the "Order") which may provide some relief to those civil litigants running up against limitation periods and other procedural time limits...
Aird & Berlis LLP
As the recent COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on many aspects of businesses across sectors, including for those in the construction industry such as owners, developers, builders, contractors...
As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020 all of Ontario's "non-essential services" were required to close in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic in the province. This mandatory shut down will last a minimum of 14 days...
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 virus a worldwide pandemic. Governments in Canada and its provinces...
As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop on an almost hourly basis, and new advisories are provided by governmental authorities...
This bulletin reviews force majeure and other provisions commonly included in construction contracts that may address issues of delay, disruption and relief related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
MLT Aikins LLP
The rapidly growing coronavirus pandemic poses an increasing concern for business continuity, especially within the construction industry.
Miller Thomson LLP
Construction contracts are crucial to mitigating risks for all parties involved and preventing future disputes.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently upheld the decision of the Queen's Bench ("QB") in PCL Construction Management Inc. v Saskatoon (City). This case is instructive
This amendment was enacted to ensure that for the near future, the delivery of goods to Ontario's businesses and consumers will not be impacted by municipal noise by-laws that may be unintentionally impeding such deliveries.
Construction projects will be impacted by COVID-19. Although you might not know exactly how your project will be affected yet, you should be aware that you will likely have to give notice in accordance with your construction contract ...
Gowling WLG's Infrastructure & Construction Sector Group is publishing a series of articles and hosting webinars to help the construction sector through these very trying times.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 28 février 2020, le gouvernement de l'Ontario a publié le cadre qu'il propose d'appliquer aux redevances pour avantages communautaires (les « redevances pour avantages communautaires »),
Miller Thomson LLP
Construction litigation involving engineers has become more common, but also more complex.
Rogers Partners LLP
AWD brought a motion for summary judgment which was granted and
Varcon was ordered to pay the balance of the contract price into
COVID-19 has been on everybody's minds this week, as the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic and various levels of government and employers are taking action to protect Canadians.