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October 6, 2017

Prompt Payment bill passes second reading in Ontario

According to a letter sent to Prompt Payment Ontario by Ontario Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, Bill 142 Construction Lien Ammendment Act 2017 has passed second reading in the Ontario legislature and has been referred to committee for public hearings.

You Bet Your Glass – Prompt Payment proposals promote pessimism

In the last edition I told you that the drafting of the new Ontario Construction Lien Act was well underway and that all but three of the recommendations contained in the Expert Review were being written into law. We also looked at how manipulation of the invoice submission schedule by owners will essentially make a farce of the prompt payment provisions and the underwhelming response by PPO.

You Bet Your Glass – Prompt Payment recommendations fall short of expectations

In the last edition of You Bet Your Glass I told you about all the wonderful things recommended by the review of the Ontario Construction Lien Act that were meant to, at long last, provide some fairness to the trades in the construction pyramid: prompt payment, mandatory interest on late payments, binding dispute resolution, the right to suspend work, and so on and so on.

GANA and NGA: Creating the Unified Voice for the Glass and Glazing Industry

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the National Glass Association (NGA), Vienna, VA, announced unanimous board approval for the combination of the two associations during GlassBuild America's Opening Session in Atlanta last month.
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