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Adjudication Under the Construction Act: Fast but Fair

Feb 23, 2024

Adjudicator discretion under the Construction Act. Ontario Court recently confirmed a limit on this discretion in Ledore Investments v. Dixin Construction

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Environmental Protection: An Essential Consideration for Any Minor Exemption

Feb 22, 2024

The Quebec Court of Appeal quashed, on environmental grounds, a municipal resolution on a minor exemption

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Part Two of McMillan’s R. vs Greater Sudbury Webinar

As a follow up to our first webinar back in December 2023 where we considered the history, details and legal implications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Greater Sudbury, please join us for “Part 2” where Patrick Groom, Victor Kim and Annik Forristal will be joined by a panel of industry experts.

Details Thursday, February 8, 2024
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BC Government Consulting on New Law to Give Indigenous Groups Control over Crown Land Decisions

Jan 24, 2024

The Government of BC is seeking to amend the Land Act to provide decision making power over Crown land to Indigenous groups.

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Plan for the Ban: Canada’s Draft Notice for Federal Plastics Registry Provides Additional Insights on Reporting Requirements

Jan 16, 2024

This bulletin discusses who and what will be required to be reported under the Federal Plastics Registry based on the Notice of Intent.

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Provincial Government Telling Developers to “Use It or Lose It” in Respect of Certain Ministerial Zoning Orders, and Consulting on New MZO Approvals Process

Jan 10, 2024

Province recently announced that it will be critically considering projects with lands subject to MZOs to ensure that substantial progress is being made.

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Federal Government Continues the Prompt Payment Trend

Dec 19, 2023

The Government of Canada is moving forward with a prompt payment and adjudication regime applicable to federal government projects.

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Montreal Large-Show Venue Ordered To Better Control The Noise It Generates

Dec 14, 2023

This bulletin summarizes a recent decision ordering the cessation of activities causing a noise-related nuisance

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R. vs Greater Sudbury Webinar

Following a brief overview of the case and the SCC’s split decision, this discussion will focus on the implications of the decision to the roles and responsibilities of each project party, including the owner, contractor and design consultant (architect and engineer). The discussion will be interactive and will include an extensive Q&A period.

Details Wednesday, December 13, 2023