Ontario Court of Appeals ruling good news for design and construction sector

Statutory trusts can survive bankruptcy – so long as funds remain identifiable and traceable Ontario’s Court of Appeals has ruled that a statutory trust created under Section 8 of the Construction Lien Act/Construction Act can survive a bankruptcy. The January 14, 2019 decision was mad...

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CEO Expresses Regulatory Concerns to the Attorney General

CEO’s member firms work within a regulated industry. Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is the body responsible for administering the Professional Engineers Act, and they are obligated under that Act to regulate the practice of professional engineering and set standards of qualification, pr...

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Closing the gender gap

It has become almost trite to say that diversity is important in the context of collaboration and decision making. We pretty much take that fact for granted now, but we seem to be at a point where we pay lip service to it rather than take action to benefit from it. I believe it’s time for a ne...

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