Bill S224, the Prompt Payment bill, passed the Senate on May 4 and is now headed for debate in the federal House of Commons. If passed by Parliament, federal government project owners will have to make progress payments to a contractor on a monthly basis, or at shorter intervals provided for in a contract. The […]
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By Dana Taylor, MCABC executive vice president I am often asked, what is the status of prompt payment legislation in British Columbia? My answer: stalled. Elsewhere on this issue, we have lately received an update from MCA Canada on the federal prompt payment bill’s progress in the Canadian Senate (resting), the release of the Reynolds’ […]
Telus Garden achieves LEED Platinum Telus Garden has achieved LEED Platinum certification, distinguishing it as one of North America’s greenest buildings. Developed by Westbank with Telus, the project includes the 22-storey office tower (opened last fall) and a 47-storey residential tower that’s under construction (targeting LEED Gold). TELUS Garden boasts a district energy system, reducing conventional […]
Prompt Payment Legislation is still very much a subject of serious discussion in Ontario. The Mechanical Contractors Association, in conjunction with other industry associations is hoping to get that same discussion started within our provincial government here in British Columbia.