Construction Act - What you need to know

Online /
May 17, 2021 /
Course Code: 0504-WEB21

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After participating in this course you will be able to:

  • Manage your projects successfully being familiar the Construction Act, and understand the project closing procedure.
  • Enhance you knowledge with the Construction litigation in Ontario.  
  • Achieve efficiency in your work towards completing the project within regulations and rules

Course Description:
The amendments to the construction lien and holdback rules came into effect on July 1, 2018. New prompt payment and adjudication processes, and amendments related to liens against municipalities, came into effect on October 1, 2019. The course will discuss the what you need to know in relation to the Construction Act, it will also discuss the procurement process, project closing procedures and final project payments.

Who Should Attend
Project managers, directors of engineering, construction administrators, quality control/assurance personnel, project engineers, municipal inspectors, manager of engineering departments, construction executives, project engineers, construction supervisors, designers, development coordinators and foremen and other individuals responsible for core municipal infrastructures.

Special Feature
This unique course will focus on improving your knowledge base in the construction industry, including but not limited to the substantial performance calculation, project completion and deemed completion calculations.

This course will also focus on all project closing forms, publication and payments including procurement closing, even if the contract was abandoned or terminated.

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Please note: You can check other time zones here.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or newer

IE 11 or later, Edge 12 or later, Firefox 27 or later, Chrome 30 or later

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later

Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

OS: iOS 8 or newer

OS: Android 4.0 or higher


Firas Shugaa, BSc Arch, PMP, LEED AP, BCIN, REP

Firas Shugaa is a Bachelor of architectural engineering since 1984 with years of experience in both design & construction as senior project manager for award winning projects including ICI, medical and infrastructure construction using sound project management, functional, cost- effective project controls and quality procedures.

He is certified as adult learning and continuing education teacher working in Ontario colleges delivering technical project management expertise combined with field practice. Firas is an active member in many chapters and professional associations; holding designations such as LEED AP BD+C, PMP, REP (Renewable Energy Professional) and Building Code Designer Part 3.


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Fee & Credits

$199 + taxes

  • 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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