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Since the changes of the new Construction Act came into effect last year, the OAA has published numerous items related to the impact on the architecture profession in Ontario.
OAA News February 13: Construction Lien Act: Dates Announced, Draft Regulations Posted for comment
OAA Special News Bulletin February 6, 2018: Update on the Construction Lien Act
OAA News Bulletin February 14–27, 2018: Construction Lien Act Update
OAA News April 23: CDAO Seminar and OAA Practice Tips Help Navigate the New Construction Act
OAA News April 25–May 8, 2018: CDAO Seminar and OAA Practice Tips Help Navigate the New Construction Act
OAA News June 6–19, 2018: Updated Practice Tip 10 on Release of Statutory Lien Holdbacks
OAA News June 19, 2018: What Do You Need to Know About the Construction Act?
OAA News June 20–July 3, 2018: What Do You Need to Know About the Construction Act?
OAA News July 9, 2018: Ontario lawyers bracing for building law changes
OAA News August 28, 2018: Revised Practice Tips, Regulatory Notices and Contracts Available
OAA News Bulletin August 29 - September 11, 2018 Revised Practice Tips, Regulatory Notices and Contracts Available
OAA News September 26–October 9, 2018: Updated OAA 600, 601, 602 and 603 Now Available
OAA News October 24–November 6, 2018: Updated Contracts 800, 801, 900 and 901
OAA News December 14, 2018: OGCA Publishes Revamped Document 100 and new Handbook for Executives
OAA News February 6, 2019: Construction Adjudication Symposium Coming to Toronto
OAA News February 27–March 12, 2019: Adjudication Symposium
OAA News March 27–April 9, 2019: Adjudication Symposium
OAA News May 8: Construction Adjudication Symposium in Toronto This Month
OAA News May 8–June 4, 2019: Adjudication Symposium
OAA News June 6–18, 2019 Publication of Certificates of Substantial Performance
OAA News July 3–16, 2019: Prompt Payment and Adjudication
OAA News July 31–August 13, 2019 Authorized Nominating Authority announcement
OAA News August 28–September 10, 2019: Updating of OAA documents
OAA News September 6, 2019: Ontario Announces Authorized Nominating Authority
OAA News September 6, 2019: Preparing for Adjudication Changes Under the Construction Act
The following are links to descriptions of and material presented at OAA annual conferences. To access presentation files for past conferences, go to the OAA Conference Archive Page, select THE YEAR, click “VIEW PROGRAM” and then click on “ConEd PRESENTATIONS” in the right side menu. Scroll to the appropriate presentation and download it.
NOTE: OAA login is required, and only files the speakers authorized the OAA to post are available.
2019 OAA Conference (Quebec)
24CE - Drazen Bulat (Architects and the Construction Act: Consultant / Contractor)
62CE - Richard Wong, Arif Ghaffur (Construction Act & Adjudication Changes & Architects)
2018 OAA Conference (Toronto)
23CE & 55CE - Drazen Bulat (Impact of CFTA & Construction Lien Act Changes on Architects)
Additional seminars are currently being planned for the 2020 OAA Conference in Toronto next May.
Further Resources on the Construction Act