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Construction Law in Canada

Construction Law in Canada is the first Canadian resource to address all relevant issues in a single, convenient volume. With this construction and labour law book on your desk, you'll be able to advise your clients knowledgeably, efficiently, and confidently.
Publication Language: English
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$235.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433458067

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Construction Projects from A to Z

Construction projects are complex by nature and demand input from a range of professionals.

Construction Law in Canada is the first Canadian resource to address all relevant issues in a single, convenient volume. With this construction and labour law book on your desk, you'll be able to advise your clients knowledgeably, efficiently, and confidently.

If you're a lawyer, you'll benefit by:

  • Learning construction law fundamentals
  • Reducing the need to consult specialized lawyers - thus saving your clients time and money
  • Increasing your ability to provide a wider range of services to your clients

If you're a construction professional, you'll benefit by:

  • Understanding the legal issues essential to completing a project
  • Knowing when to seek focused legal advice
  • Conversing comfortably with your own lawyer

Coverage includes all aspects of construction, from property acquisition through financing and building:

  • Legal framework for due diligence
  • New rules for official plans, zoning by-laws, and plans of subdivision
  • Legal liability attached to environmental investigations
  • Key elements of the tender process
  • Financing issues in public-private partnerships
  • Overview of each type of delivery method
  • Regulatory scheme under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Dispute resolution processes, including ADR
  • Holdbacks, priorities, and trusts related to construction liens
  • Owners' safeguards against construction hypothecs

Plus:

  • Tips for construction management organization, including types of project documents you must keep, how to store them, and why they are important
  • Guidance for home builders and purchasers on obligations when the Agreement of Purchase and Sale has been signed by parties who want out of the "deal"

A Broad-Ranging Resource For:

  • Construction and real estate lawyers who need a one-stop resource on construction projects from start to finish
  • Lawyers who practise in areas that overlap construction and real estate law
  • Construction firms, architects, consultants, and construction project managers who need to understand the legal perspective at each stage of a construction project to ward off costly errors

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Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Acquiring the Property
Chapter 2: Amendments to the Ontario Planning Act as it Affects Construction Projects
Chapter 3: Construction Law and Environmental Issues
Chapter 4: Procurement and Tendering Process
Chapter 5: The Construction Loan: Financing Major Construction Projects
Chapter 6: Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Construction Projects
Chapter 7: Construction Law: Insurance and Surety Bonds
Chapter 8: Construction Projects and Management
Chapter 9: Construction Delivery Methods
Chapter 10: Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Law
Chapter 11: Construction Disputes
Chapter 12: The Construction Lien Act
Chapter 13: Construction Hypothecs Under Quebec Law