Builders Lien

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Collecting payment in uncertain times

Collecting unpaid accounts in challenging economic times requires careful attention and planning.
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Alberta prompt payment comes into effect

Alberta has a new prompt payment framework, saying it ushers in payment timelines and a dispute resolution proces.
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Lien rights upon termination of head contract

A recent British Columbia Supreme Court decision re-visits the issue of when the lien period starts to run upon termination of a head contract.
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Alberta prompt payment in effect August 2022

Alberta’s government has passed the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act and supporting regulations, which come into effect August.
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Pending registration lien frustration

A new land titles registration process is causing grief for all those involved with builders’ liens by creating a pending registration queue.

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Builders lien security issues in B.C.

The ability to secure liens comes with its own complications.

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Completion issues

The British Columbia Builders Lien Act treats completion – whether it be substantial completion of a contract or subcontract or ...