Mechanics of Adjudication for Construction Project Administrators

This course is the first course in Canada to explore the site dynamics that may trigger a costly and time consuming adjudication as part of the Construction Act, now law in Ontario and soon to be throughout Canada. This non-lawyer site practitioner based course is essential for all of today’s general and sub-contracting companies as well as architects and engineers that will be certifying progress, final and holdback payments.

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • Be able to identify situations and the reasons where an adjudication will be triggered
  • Understand the legal framework of the new Construction Act
  • Recognize how the parties to an adjudication must comply
  • Understand the 7 step process to an adjudication including timelines
  • Understand how to the ANA (Authorized Nominating Authority) will operate and its role
  • Learn rights and remedies to prompt payment provisions of the Act
  • Learn best practices to avoid an adjudication
June 11, 2019
Tue., 8:30am – 4pm
TCA, 70 Leek Cres. Richmond Hill, Ontario
Derek A. Smith
TCA member:
INSTRUCTOR: Derek A. Smith

A former construction association executive in Ontario, Derek has been serving the Canadian ICI and residential construction sector for 25 years. Since 2013, he delivered over 150 courses to over 2000 attendees. He has mediated disputes in excess of $300K value. His growing firm Constructionlab maintains memberships with the Toronto Construction Association, and TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.