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Ebb and flow of courts’ enforcement of contract notice requirements

By Christina Kim

A long line of Canadian court decisions have looked at the issue of whether the contractor’s compliance with contract notice requirements is a condition precedent to payment for extra work. Some decisions have held that the contractor’s failure to abide by the notice requirements deprive it of the right to seek recourse in the courts. Other decisions have held that the owner cannot rely on technical requirements to rebut a claim for extra work.

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