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Trade Contractors Guide - Construction Act


The purpose of this guide is to provide a reference to navigating your rights and responsibilities as per the Construction Act.

The Guide covers 4 general areas;

  1. An overview of the transition timeline, rights to information and information you should look for in tender documents
  2. Changes to the Lien Process
  3. Prompt payment, including timelines, various scenarios of full/partial and non-payment, concept of proper invoice
  4. The adjudication process, timelines, how it impacts lien periods, process, etc.

The guide concludes with information on expanded publication requirements, special cases under prompt payment, a listing of forms and where you can get them online as well as a 10 point check list that should pertain to each project you work on.