Richard K. MacGregor

Associate | Vaughan


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Tarion’s response to COVID-19

The Government of Ontario’s Emergency Order suspending statutory limitation periods and procedural timelines is coming to an end as of September 14, 2020.  These suspensions have similarly affected the procedural timelines under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (“ONHWPA”)....


Recap: lien modernization provisions under the Construction Act – practical tips

It has been almost two years since the first wave of changes to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act (now called the Construction Act) (the “Act”) came into force and modernized the province’s lien and holdback rules. As the dust settles and...


Updates to trust provisions of Construction Act

Part II of the Construction Act (“Act”) sets out statutory rights, in addition to lien rights, with respect to the financing and use of project funds in the construction pyramid.  Specifically, subsection 7(1) prescribes an “owner’s trust,” and subsection 8(1)...