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Communiqué to Members: Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission issues addendum to address concerns highlighted in ACEC-Ontario’s Member Alert

No. 21/002 – July 22, 2021  Issue:   ACEC-Ontario is pleased to announce that the Chatham-Kent Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has released an addendum acknowledging the concerns highlighted in the recently published Member Alert for Request for Proposal No. R21-264 for Consulting Engineering Services for Sanitary System and Pump Station 9a in […]

Negligence & Performance-Based Indemnification

Issue In contracts, an indemnification clause serves to compensate a party for harm or loss arising in connection with another party’s actions or negligence. Generally, as per professional liability insurance policies, in order for indemnification provisions in professional services contracts […]

Archived Bulletins 2020

BULLETIN TO MEMBERS: GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCES PROVINCE-WIDE SHUTDOWN No. 20/084 – December 21, 2020 The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a province-wide shutdown. The shutdown will go […]

Archived Bulletins 2019

COMMUNIQUÉ TO MEMBERS: INNSERVICES ISSUES ADDENDUM TO INCLUDE NEGLIGENCE-BASED INDEMNIFICATION LANGUAGE HOWEVER, ADDITIONAL CONCERNS REMAIN UNADDRESSED Nov. 12, 2019 No. 19/005 – November 12, 2019 Background: On October 21, 2019 CEO informed InnServices of its concerns with multiple clauses contained […]

Archived Bulletins 2018

BULLETIN: FALL ECONOMIC STATE Nov. 29, 2018 On Thursday November 15th, Finance Minister Vic Fedeli rose in the Legislature to deliver the Ontario PC government’s first Fall Economic Statement (FES). This highly anticipated event is second only to the provincial […]

Archived Bulletins 2017

BULLETIN: ONTARIO FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS ACT UPDATE Nov. 28, 2017 Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, passed Third Reading in the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. The legislation introduces significant amendments to Ontario’s Employment […]