The Construction Act

The Construction Lien Act was revised, updated and modernized and became the Construction Act as of July 1, 2018.

Since that time, the Construction Act has further evolved, and further amendments have come into force. The latest evolution and amendments introduced Prompt Payment and Adjudication creating a brand-new regime for construction projects in Ontario.

This seminar will cover:

  • When does your project fit into the new regime or the old regime
  • Prompt payment
  • Adjudication
  • New dates to preserve and perfect liens
  • New trust requirements
  • New requirements for surety bonds
  • New requirements for liening municipalities and other public entities
  • New obligations and liabilities for landlords
  • New phased holdback release provisions
  • And more!
June 6, 2024
Thu. 9am – 12pm ET
Instructor-led live webinar
Michael Swartz and Krista Chaytor, WeirFoulds LLP
TCA member:
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Swartz, WeirFoulds LLP

Michael represents clients from across Ontario in his construction law practice. He is involved in every facet of the construction industry, including strategy development from project inception to completion. He is experienced in structuring tendering and contract documents related to all aspects of development. Michael’s practical and time-saving advice has resolved wide-ranging issues arising from procurement and contract disputes and lien, trust and delay claims.

INSTRUCTOR: Krista Chaytor, WeirFoulds LLP

Krista has experience litigating a large number of business disputes, including those related to commercial leasing, construction, real estate, shareholder rights and remedies, and employment. Krista is adept at handling complex business litigation. She has appeared before all levels of Ontario courts, numerous tribunals and the Federal Court. Krista also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, and effectively provides advice and opinions that result in practical business solutions for her clients.