Trenton D. Johnson

Partner | Guelph


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Making a claim under the new Interim Adjudication Regime

As of October 1, 2019, the Interim Adjudication regime has come into effect. Given that a few months have now passed since implementation, an important question needs to be asked: how does the process actually work? ADR Chambers, and specifically...


October 1, 2019 Construction Act “Cheat-Sheet”

Ontario’s Construction Act introduced significant changes, some of which came into force on October 1st, 2019. Owners, general contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, and municipalities all need to have an understanding of these changes. Here is a brief overview and summary of...


Landlord Lien Exposure Under the New Construction Act

The Construction Act (Ontario) (“the Act”) came into effect on July 1, 2018 and has introduced a number of changes regarding the process in which construction liens are addressed in Ontario. The liability of landlords and their lien exposure to...


Interim Adjudication Amendments: Authority and Timelines

Part II.1 of the Construction Act (Ontario) (the “Act”) introduces a new mandatory interim dispute resolution adjudication process which comes into force October 1st, 2019. It is imperative that both owners and contractors are aware of its fast approaching implementation....