Program Chair(s)

Glenn Ackerley

Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Jason Annibale

Partner, McMillan LLP

Geza Banfai

Counsel, McMillan LLP

Do you know how to manage your ongoing obligations under the Construction Act?

Ontario’s Construction Act brought major reform and cascading changes that continue to impact construction and related industries. It is imperative that you keep up-to-date and have a clear understanding of the risks and your corresponding obligations. In one, intensive day, get the key updates and practical guidance you need to help manage your legal obligations under the Construction Act (Act), and the cascading operational and cultural changes on every project.

Join our expert faculty of construction lawyers and industry professionals to learn practical steps that owners, general and major trade contractors, subcontractors and suppliers need to take to satisfy ongoing legal obligations and the underlying objectives of timely payment of accounts, dispute avoidance, and cost-effective claims management.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

What’s happening across the industry, and what risks are they seeing in practice?

How has the Act helped or not, and what are the practical implications?

Practical strategies for managing challenges in continuing projects vs. new projects

Overview of the key challenges and practical considerations for addressing them

Techniques to bridge the gaps using your contracts and subcontracts

Tools for developing a sound contract administration mindset to handle monies on a project more effectively

Practical considerations for navigating disputes under the Act – with distinctions based on matters that end up in arbitration and the courts

Strategies for resolving procedural issues and process changes involving disputes – including how to commence an action or a claim

Adjudication updates, including how to make the process work for you?

Insights, top tips and “lessons learned” for virtual proceedings – with distinctions based on type of proceeding

Perspectives include:


General contractor/major trade contractor

Trade contractor/supplier

Who Should Attend

Construction and in-house lawyers

Litigation and real estate lawyers

Municipal, government and procurement professionals

Owners and developers

Builders and construction professionals

Project managers

Contract managers



Business and finance professionals

Insurance professionals



Program Chairs

Glenn Ackerley

Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Jason Annibale

Partner, McMillan LLP

Geza Banfai

Counsel, McMillan LLP



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Mar 31, 2021

$595 + HST

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