Toronto Council Green Lights Litigation Provision

CCA President Michael Atkinson on the effect of these kinds of provisions: “It would drive perfectly reputable, great contractors away from doing business with public owners. There are other ways to deal with this and I think that’s what the industry would like to see — rather than public bodies that run into what they consider problems and concerns with bad apples, that they don’t immediately jump to this kind of approach. It’s like using a hammer instead of a screwdriver. I think that’s where sitting down and consulting with their industry partners might go a long way.” Read more