Yearly Archives: 2019

Certainty and Fairness: Limitations on the Discretion to Waive a Non-Compliant Tender Bid

An issue that consistently arises in tendering disputes involves an owner’s right to forgive or waive a defect in a submitted bid. In the recent decision of Maglio Installations Ltd. v. Castlegar (City), 2018 BCCA 80, the BC Court …

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Integrated Project Delivery Emphasizes Collaboration and Mutual Benefit

There is exciting news in the world of standard form construction contracts. Yes, you read that right. A new standard form document aims to provide an option for a different model of risk allocation.

The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (“CCDC”) …

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