Significant changes to Alberta’s Builders’ Lien Act came into effect this week. The major changes, introduced by Bill 37 Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020, include:
- Renaming the Builders’ Lien Act to the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act;
- Setting prompt payment timelines;
- Extending timelines for registering liens;
- Mandatory release ...
In OSED Howe Street Vancouver Leaseholds Inc. v. FS Property Inc., 2020 BCSC 1066, the BC Supreme Court issued an interim injunction to prevent an owner from swinging a construction crane over its neighbour’s property outside of previously agreed upon hours.
The decision provides a useful exposé of what factors the court will consider in determining the appropriate ...
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