Breaking Ground: MT Construction Law Ontario Edition

Photo of a construction site, taken from the ground and facing the sky

April 14, 2020

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Trades the winners in 5 panel decision of the Court of Appeal confirming Section 9 Trusts survive insolvency

Kevin D. Sherkin

The author would like to acknowledge the contributions of Joshua Sherkin. On March 11, 2020, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in Urbancorp Cumberland 2 GP Inc. (Re) 2020 ONCA 197 (“Urbancorp”), stating that a s.9(1) trust...

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Construction and the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Workers’ right to refuse or stop work

Damien Buntsma, Elyse Calvi

Over the past three weeks, we have seen the COVID-19 pandemic create business chaos across all of Canada. For many employers, especially in the construction industry, they have been faced with daily issues of ensuring sufficient manpower levels in order...

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