2018 Changes to the Ontario Construction Lien Act


November 28, 2018 By: Samantha Rosen-Lawlor On July 1st, 2018, the first set of changes to the Ontario Construction Lien Act came into effect, the first being its new name, the Construction Act. This set of amendments will not apply to any project where: the contract for the improvement (the project) was effective before July 1, 2018, even if subcontracts are only effective after July 1, 2018; the procurement process for the improvement was commenced by the owner before July 1, 2018; or the premises are subject to a leasehold interest and the lease was first entered into before July 1, 2018. So, the [...]