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The Construction Act is here – you need to be prepared to implement the sweeping legal reforms.

Prime yourself for success on construction projects with OsgoodePD’s unique Deconstructing Ontario’s New Construction Act Series. Opt for a curated and comprehensive program package of essential topics or fill gaps in your knowledge toolbox with separately bookable programs.

Make your professional development count.

Developed and led by industry experts who helped to write the new law, this timely series offers you essential knowledge, tools and strategies to satisfy your new legal obligations on construction projects. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of key areas and gain valuable expert insights and best practices to navigate this new era of construction law in Ontario.

Current planned offerings include:

    1. Ontario’s New Construction Act: The Practical Guide to Implementing the Sweeping Changes (On Demand)
    2. Ontario’s New Construction Act: Transitioning & Applying the Modernization Provisions (On Demand) 
    3. Ontario’s New Construction Act: Adapting to the New Prompt Payment & Adjudication Regimes
      – April 29, 2019

Additional program information will be announced soon.


Program Chairs

  • Geza Banfai, McMillan LLP
  • Sharon Vogel, FCIArb, Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP

Faculty Includes

  • Glenn Ackerley, WeirFoulds LLP
  • Matt Ainley, Principal, Matt Ainley Inc.
  • Matthew Alter, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Glenn Clarke, Controller of Plant, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board
  • Yonni Fushman, EVP & Chief Legal Officer, Aecon Group Inc.
  • Howard Krupat, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  • Jerry Paglia, Director, Procurement Office, The Regional Municipality of York
  • Paul Raboud, Chair, Ontario General Contractors Association
  • Bruce Reynolds, FCIArb, Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP
  • Eric Tilley, General Counsel, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Howard Wise, Goodmans LLP


Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

OsgoodePD offers group rates and financial assistance for both on-site and webcast formats.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.


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Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Alexandra Karacsony at akaracsony@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

Adapting to the New Prompt Payment & Adjudication Regimes
April 29, 2019


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$595 plus HST per program

Take advantage of special bundle pricing when registering for any two or more programs in this series at the same time:
$1,095 plus HST bundle price for any two programs in series
$1,495 plus HST bundle price for any three programs in series

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours

Who Should Attend

  • Construction and in-house lawyers
  • Litigation and real estate lawyers
  • Municipal, government and procurement professionals
  • Owners and developers
  • Builders and construction professionals
  • Project managers and contract managers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Business and finance professionals
  • Insurance professionals
  • Consultants

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