On-Site Magazine


August 20, 2019  

Doing things differently: Getting ready for prompt payment and adjudication

The Striking the Balance Report, delivered back in 2016,

August 13, 2019  

Mandatory adjudication: What Ontario can expect based on the U.K. experience

On October 1st, Ontario will implement the final phase

June 24, 2019  

Ottawa’s new prompt payment rules become law, firming up pay schedule for federal construction jobs

The rules are expected to benefit both general contractors and subcontractors, which can face cash flow problems if they aren’t paid quickly enough for work on major projects

June 11, 2019  

Ontario construction industry prepares for new prompt payment, adjudication rules expected to bring ‘profound’ change

TORONTO—Contractors, subcontractors, owners, construction lawyers and a wide range

June 11, 2019  

Getting ready to take off: New rules to consider when using drones on construction sites

Drones can be valuable, cost-effective tools on construction sites.

May 29, 2019  

Judge rules SNC-Lavalin headed to trial on charges of fraud, corruption

MONTREAL—A Quebec judge has ruled that SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

April 22, 2019  

Construction tendering 101

By replacing negotiation with competition, the tendering process in

April 20, 2019  

Manitoba Premier launches review of construction approval process at Winnipeg City Hall

WINNIPEG—The Manitoba government is launching an independent review of

April 10, 2019  

Toronto noise bylaw amendment puts 7,000 jobs, high-rise development at risk, construction groups warn

TORONTO—A proposed amendment to Toronto’s noise bylaw that would

March 20, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin CEO says he never cited job losses in push for remediation agreement

TORONTO—The chief executive of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says he

March 19, 2019  

Liberal-dominated justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe amid opposition howls

OTTAWA—The Liberal-dominated justice committee of the House of Commons

March 14, 2019  

WSP ordered to pay fine for bid rigging on Quebec contracts as it bolsters backlog to $7.7B

OTTAWA—Engineering firm WSP Global Inc. has been ordered to

March 14, 2019  

How do you know when it’s really over? Types of “project complete”

Project wrap-up entails a variety of legal processes, including

March 6, 2019  

Amid fracas in Ottawa, SNC-Lavalin sues former CEO for millions over hospital bribery scandal

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is suing its former CEO in

February 15, 2019  

Are you insured? Hidden parties in builder’s risk policies

Whatever your role on a project, always be sure

February 1, 2019  

Former SNC-Lavalin CEO Pierre Duhaime pleads guilty for role in Montreal hospital bribery

MONTREAL—Former SNC-Lavalin CEO Pierre Duhaime pleaded guilty Feb. 1

January 24, 2019  

Anti-corruption squad arrests former head of Montreal construction trade school

MONTREAL—The former head of a Montreal construction trade school

January 18, 2019  

Former exec at engineering firm Dessau gets 12 months for rigging Quebec infrastructure bids

OTTAWA—The Competition Bureau says a former executive of Quebec

January 9, 2019  

Pipeline construction imbroglio: Trudeau says protest arrests not ‘ideal,’ but rule of law must be respected

KAMLOOPS, B.C.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted the benefits of

December 5, 2018  

Credit in the construction industry

When we think of credit, we usually think of