On-Site Magazine

Category
Law

News
October 11, 2016  

Guilty plea in bid-rigging conspiracy leads to $100,000 fine

Construction Benvas Inc. pleaded guilty and was ordered to

News
September 28, 2016  

Ontario government releases Construction Lien Act Report

The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation next spring that will

News
September 8, 2016  

SNC-Lavalin reaches agreement with Commissioner of Canada Elections

SNC-Lavalin has announced that it has reached a compliance

Article
August 29, 2016  

Contractors and the Law: The importance of bid compliance

Tendering is often a complex and hurried process, and

Article
June 22, 2016  

Substantial compliance can be pretty strict: complying with terms of tender

  A “discretion clause” in terms of tender can give

Article
April 26, 2016  

Is there an L&M bond? Maybe you should ask . . .

Labour and material payment bonds protect unpaid subcontractors where

News
April 6, 2016  

Steel industry wants prompt payment legislation and local content rules

Delegates from the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC)

Article
March 18, 2016  

Construction Law: When is a contractor’s extra work a compensable “extra”?

Even in the face of the most comprehensive construction

News
March 15, 2016  

New National Energy Code for buildings

New buildings in Canada will become more energy efficient

News
February 19, 2016  

Improper site sanitation can spread disease: Video

Clean-up and toilet facilities are probably the last place

Article
February 10, 2016  

Contractor claims for owner interference

Regardless of its size or scope, two elements are

News
January 20, 2016  

CSA standard for bridge construction updated

According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the 2014

News
January 11, 2016  

Construction manager jailed for fatal swing stage accident

4 workers fell 13 storeys to their death Christmas Eve, 2009

News
November 25, 2015  

Corruption in Quebec construction sector included gangs, mafia: Charbonneau

Corruption in the Quebec construction industry was far more

News
November 25, 2015  

Quebec’s municipal auditors’ association to study Commission report

The Association of Municipal Auditors General of Quebec (AVGMQ) will study

News
November 13, 2015  

Manitoba modifying workers’ compensation guidelines

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) is introducing

News
November 11, 2015  

Quebec to revamp construction contract bidding

Quebec construction association supports changes

News
November 9, 2015  

‘Saskatchewan First’ procurement policies moving forward

Public works and transportation legislation amended allowing ‘value-based’ procurement

News
November 4, 2015  

Ontario’s quarry industry not a consumer of water, association rebuts

OSSGA counters environmental commissioner’s comments

News
October 19, 2015  

Trade contractors lobby candidates for prompt payment legislation

The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada is encouraging