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Richard Wong

Partner, Commercial, Toronto

Paul Ivanoff

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Rocco Sebastiano

Partner, Commercial, Toronto

Andrew Wong

Partner, Commercial, Toronto

Roger Gillott

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

Paula Olexiuk

Partner, Energy and Construction, Calgary

Elliot A. Smith

Partner, Construction & Infrastructure, Toronto

Alexandre Fallon

Partner, Disputes, Montréal

Lia Bruschetta

Partner, Disputes, Toronto

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Construction and Infrastructure Law in Canada draws on the experience of our national team of experts to provide insights and comment on significant legal issues and developments in the construction industry that affect front-end structuring, procuring and contracting for capital projects, as well as construction litigation and disputes. We also provide updates on important court decisions, and track legislative and governmental policy developments.

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Blog Jul 10, 2024

Beware the contractual limitation period

A recent Ontario court decision addressed the issue of a contractual limitation period. The decision is a reminder to parties to be mindful of their...

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Beware the contractual limitation period
Blog Jun 19, 2024

Alberta Court releases first decision addressing adjudication under Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act

The Alberta Court released its first decision addressing the streamlined adjudication process under the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act. In...

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Alberta Court releases first decision addressing adjudication under Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act
Blog Apr 16, 2024

Judicial review of adjudicator’s determination granted by Ontario Divisional Court

The Ontario Divisional Court has released its first decision allowing an application for judicial review of an adjudicator’s determination....

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Judicial review of adjudicator’s determination granted by Ontario Divisional Court
Blog Mar 1, 2024

Chatbots: who could be liable for the accuracy of the output?

A recent decision of the British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal raises interesting issues regarding the use of AI and the potential for liability.

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Chatbots: who could be liable for the accuracy of the output?
Blog Jan 31, 2024

When is a settlement a settlement?

Many lawsuits settle before they ever get to trial. But what happens when the parties disagree on whether a settlement agreement has actually been...

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When is a settlement a settlement?
Blog Dec 21, 2023

Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act comes into force

Coming into force earlier this month, the Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act represents the culmination of a years-long...

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Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act comes into force
Blog Nov 29, 2023

Adjudication: ODACC’s fourth Annual Report highlights growth in the number of adjudications and amounts paid out

The latest annual report from Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts shows slightly wider acceptance of adjudication in the...

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Adjudication: ODACC’s fourth Annual Report highlights growth in the number of adjudications and amounts paid out
Blog Nov 22, 2023

Split decision of Supreme Court of Canada affirms construction project owners potentially liable as ‘employers’ under Occupational Health and Safety Act

A landmark Supreme Court decision resulted in a project owner that hired a general contractor as “constructor” being found to be an...

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Split decision of Supreme Court of Canada affirms construction project owners potentially liable as ‘employers’ under Occupational Health and Safety Act
Blog Jun 15, 2023

Adjudication case law round-up: Divisional Court provides guidance on judicial review of adjudicator’s determinations

In a string of recent cases, the Ontario Divisional Court has provided guidance to construction industry participants who are considering making an...

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Adjudication case law round-up: Divisional Court provides guidance on judicial review of adjudicator’s determinations
Blog Mar 22, 2023

Adjudication: ODACC releases third Annual Report

Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts (ODACC) has issued its third Annual Report (the report) for the 2022 fiscal year,...

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Adjudication: ODACC releases third Annual Report