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Legal Risk Assessments – An Essential Risk Management Tool

May 9, 2024

The best way to address the legal issues that arise in any business is to focus on their identification and resolution before they become legal problems.

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The Quick and Dirty on Ontario’s Latest Amendments to the Excess Soil Regulation

May 1, 2024

Ontario has again amended the On-site and Excess Soil Management regulations, which regulates the reuse of excess soil in the province.

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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Two-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal Invasion of Ukraine: New Sanctions Designations and Expansion of Export Prohibitions

Feb 28, 2024

To coincide with the two-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Canada announced new sanctions and financial reporting obligations.

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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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The Quick and Dirty on Ontario’s Proposed 2024 Amendments to the Excess Soil Regulation

Oct 24, 2023

The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks has proposed amendments to the excess soil regulation, which will come into effect on January 1, 2024

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Remember, Remember, the 1st of November; Navigating the November 1st Deadline in the CDOR Transition and Term CORRA’s Launch

Aug 15, 2023

Navigating the November 1, 2023 Deadline in the CDOR Transition and Term CORRA’s Launch.

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Ontario’s Old Construction Lien Act is Still With Us – Here’s What to Do About It

Aug 11, 2023

We identify best practices that contractors and others providing construction services should adopt to avoid missing lien periods in Ontario.

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The Weight Courts Afford to Adjudication Decisions – How Heavy are They?

Aug 10, 2023

The evidentiary value of an adjudicator’s decision Under Ontario’s Construction Act is reviewed.