Lena Wang and Max Gennis, associates, discuss discoveries in construction litigation.
Episode 8: The Guarantee Company of Canada v. Royal Bank of Canada, April 2019
Andrea Lee, partner, and Markus Rotterdam, director of research, discuss the important Ontario Court of Appeal case The Guarantee Company of Canada v. Royal Bank of Canada.
Episode 7: Ex Parte Court and First Pretrial Conferences, April 2019
Andrew Salvador, associate, and Katherine Thornton, articling student, discuss tips for success in ex parte court and first pretrial conferences for construction matters.
Episode 6: Discoverability of Construction Deficiencies, March 2019
Brennan Maynard, associate, and Madalina Sontrop, articling student, discuss three recent decisions regarding discoverability of construction deficiencies under provincial limitation acts in Ontario and Alberta.
- Gillham v. Lake of Bays (Township), 2018 ONCA 667.
- Condominium Corporation 0812755 v. IBI Group Inc., 2019 ABQB 75.
- Presley v. Van Dusen, 2019 ONCA 66.
Episode 5: Collaborative Settlement, March 2019
Duncan Glaholt, partner, and Bruce Reynolds, partner at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP, discuss a groundbreaking collaborative settlement model for alternative dispute resolution.
Episode 4: Jacobs v. Leboeuf Properties Inc., February 2019
Brennan Maynard, associate, and Andrew Salvador, associate, discuss Jacobs v. Leboeuf Properties Inc., 2018 ONSC 4795.
Additional cases cited:
- Greater Toronto Airports Authority Assn. Inc. v. Foster Wheeler Ltd. (2011), 2011 ONSC 1442.
- Active Fire Protection 2000 Ltd. v. B.W.K. Construction Co., 2005 CanLII 24226 (ON CA).
- Madison Developments Ltd. v. Plan Electric Co., 1997 CanLII 1277 (ON CA).
Episode 3: Diversity in Construction: Views from the Industry, February 2019
Andrea Lee, partner, and Kaleigh Du Vernet, articling student, talk about diversity in the construction industry with Faisal Gaya, a project director at Multiplex in Toronto, Kerri Smeaton, a lawyer with Infrastructure Ontario in Toronto, and Magda Warshawski, an architect with Dialog in Edmonton.
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Episode 2: Capelet v. Brookfield Homes (Ontario) Limited, January 2019
Max Gennis, associate, and Katherine Thornton, articling student, discuss Capelet v. Brookfield Homes (Ontario) Limited, 2018 ONCA 742.
Episode 1: Liens Under the Construction Act, January 2019
Brendan Bowles, partner, and Katherine Thornton, articling student, discuss liens under the Construction Act.
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