On-Site Magazine


October 2, 2018  

Certificates of completion: The purpose, process and pitfalls

Completion certificates play an important role in any construction

September 11, 2018  

With job nearly complete, Graham is out as builder of Grande Prairie hospital

Already years into construction, the province and Graham have sparred over the project’s timeline and budget. Alberta claims to have terminated the deal with the contractor; Graham says it quit

September 4, 2018  

Is your job site ready for recreational cannabis?

Many contractors fear marijuana legalization will lead to increased impairment on construction sites. Here’s what you need to know to prepare

August 31, 2018  

Ottawa vows to push ahead with Trans Mountain construction after ruling leaves pipeline in limbo

Opponents cheered the court decision, but business groups, including contractor associations, said the halt will hurt workers and stifle investment in Canada

August 30, 2018  

Federal Court of Appeal to rule on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VANCOUVER—The Federal Court of Appeal is expected to release

August 15, 2018  

Quebec’s infamous ‘Mr. Three Per Cent’ dies at 79

MONTREAL—Bernard Trepanier, a former political fundraiser in Montreal and

August 9, 2018  

Lien claims: How much is too much?

When an owner or contractor seeks to remove a

August 1, 2018  

Alberta roadbuilders take province to court after $500M worth of contracts sold to B.C company

Five Alberta contractors say transferring highway maintenance contracts owned by Carillion Canada to Emcon is “potentially illegal” and will prove costly to taxpayers

July 31, 2018  

Alberta threatens to end construction contract for Grande Prairie hospital

EDMONTON—The Alberta government is threatening to cancel the contract

July 24, 2018  

With construction well underway, B.C. First Nations seek injunction to halt $11B Site C dam

VANCOUVER—A lawyer for First Nations aiming to stop work

July 5, 2018  

Ex Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso gets four year prison term

LAVAL, Que.—Former Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso received a

June 28, 2018  

Competition Bureau lays criminal bid-rigging charges related to almost two dozen Gatineau, Que. contracts

OTTAWA—The Competition Bureau says criminal charges have been laid

June 28, 2018  

Orangeville, Ont. construction company fined $60K after worker injured in flash fire

ORANGEVILLE, Ont.—Construction company Roto-Mill Inc. has been fined $60,000

June 26, 2018  

Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso found guilty of fraud, other charges

LAVAL, Que.—A jury has found Quebec construction magnate Tony

June 11, 2018  

Fundamentals of materials liens: Payment for materials in construction contracts

In a typical subcontract, a subcontractor will periodically, throughout

May 29, 2018  

Federal government spending $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, B.C. terminal

Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the government’s plan to save the pipeline just days before Kinder Morgan’s self-imposed deadline

May 23, 2018  

Canada blocks Aecon takeover by Chinese state-owned firm, citing national security

The rejection follows a lengthy federal probe and months of divisive rhetoric exchanged between supporters and opponents of the deal

May 22, 2018  

SNC-Lavalin settles shareholder class action suits in Ontario and Quebec for $110M

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has moved further from its troubled

May 11, 2018  

Manitoba introduces bill to end forced unionization on construction projects

MANITOBA—The Manitoba government has tabled a bill to eliminate

May 9, 2018  

Minimum wage act passes in Ontario

ONTARIO—Ontario has passed minimum wage legislation, introduced in April,