Construction Newsletter - Quebec

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May 2023

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En présence d’une erreur matérielle au bordereau de soumission, quel en sera le prix effectif?

Tania L. Pinheiro

Sommaire La Cour supérieure a récemment tranché en faveur d’un entrepreneur qui avait été contraint par le donneur d’ouvrage à signer un contrat à un prix plus bas que celui indiqué à sa soumission, et ce, en raison d’une erreur...


Quality is the name of the game: The quest for high-integrity carbon credits in a low-carbon world

Selina Lee-Andersen

Carbon offsetting finds its origins in the late 1980s in an agroforestry project in Guatemala. In the world’s first documented carbon offset project, Applied Energy Services (AES) was looking to mitigate the emissions of a 183 megawatt coal-fired power plant...


OSFI’s Guideline B-15 on climate risk management is now in effect

P. Jason Kroft, Ghazal Hamedani, Bruno Caron

As part of the growing global regulatory focus on addressing risks to financial institutions presented by evolving issues like climate change, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”) issued draft Guideline B-15: Climate Risk Management (the “Draft”) in...


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