Posts tagged with : Construction Lien Act

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Nov 24
2019

Construction Act Transition Rules

  Good Morning Directors, COOs & Associates, I am forwarding an email that I received this morning from COCA  Director Ted Dreyer.  Most will know that Ted is a construction lawyer with Madorin Snyder LLP and  is chair of COCA’s  Construction Act Committee.  Attached to Ted’s email is a very helpful flow chart prepared by […]

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Posted:
Apr 22
2018

COCA Submission to the Expert Review of Prompt Payment and Adjudication on Federal Construction Contracts

March 27, 2018   Bruce Reynolds & Sharon Vogel Singleton Reynolds 150 King Street West Suite 2512 PO Box 24 Toronto, ON M5H 1J9 Dear Bruce and Sharon, The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (“COCA”) is a federation of 29 construction associations representing approximately 10,000 general and trade contractors that perform work in the industrial, […]

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Posted:
Jun 22
2017

Ontario construction bill seen as ‘critical’ for industry

The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 4:40PM EDT (Read entire article here) The Ontario construction industry is bracing for considerable change following the introduction of legislation intended to ensure contractors and tradespeople are paid in a timely manner. A wide-ranging update to the Construction Lien Act, the first since 1983, moved through first reading […]

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Posted:
Jan 22
2016

CLA REVIEW Information – Prompt Payment Ontario

The CLA Review has made public the submissions which it has received, notes from consultation meetings, list of new issues and the list of Advisory Panel members.  In addition, there was an “exploratory meeting”, from which the survey results and submission are both posted. The PPO Executive are following up with their legal/research team. There is a short window of […]

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Posted:
Nov 9
2015

Ontario’s Construction Lien Act Review Moves to Next Phase

by IAN HARVEY Nov 6, 2015 With its information package distributed to the industry, the Ontario review of the Construction Lien Act (CLA) is in its consultative phase and has asked for an extension to complete the task of reporting to the government. “We have something like 60 stakeholders with 30 deputations and we’re just finalizing the […]

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Posted:
Apr 24
2015

NTCCC and CCA Meet Over Prompt Payment

by RICHARD GILBERT  Reposted from the Daily Commercial News Apr 20, 2015 The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) is urging the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) to take a policy position on prompt payment, while voicing concerns about their involvement with legislation on the same subject in Ontario. “Although they haven’t taken an official position on […]

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Posted:
Feb 15
2015

Prompt Payment Ontario – News Release

Issued – Feb. 12, 2015 New organization working for prompt payment in construction Toronto, ON – Representatives from across the entire construction industry have come together to form a new organization committed to getting legislation that would see contractors get paid for completed and certified work within  a defined and prompt timeframe. Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) […]

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Posted:
Mar 31
2014

News Release – Updating Ontario’s Construction Laws

Province to Launch Independent Review of the Construction Lien Act March 28, 2014 1:00 p.m.Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario is taking action to support a strong construction industry by committing to review the Construction Lien Act. The government is responding to feedback from public hearings on Bill 69, the Prompt Payment Act, which identified […]

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