engineers & the law
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee recently issued two new documents that relate to procurement practices in the industry.
Five considerations when signing a contract to consult on a remote international project.
Environmental contamination on adjacent lands in Ontario has resulted in a Court of Appeal decision that could have important repercussions.
Basic advice on ways to set up your professional consulting company — using
holding companies, family trusts and avoiding probate fees.
This article relates to Inter-Cité Construction Ltée c. Procureur Général du Québec (MTQ), 2015 QCCS 4365 (CanLII).
A former Ontario professional engineer was fined $10,000 following a decision by the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa on December 3. Michael Martin Cook of Belleville, Ontario was convicted on four counts of breaching the Professional Engineers Act. Professional…
After a manufacturer went bankrupt and left behind a contaminated site, consulting engineers took on an unusual role in the environmental remediation.
In a disturbing trend, a B.C. municipality is refusing to work with contractors and consultants who have been involved in recent litigation brought against it.