Identifying CCDC contract pitfalls to avoid

Daily Commercial News and Construction Record, JUNE 27, 2013
Glenn W. Ackerley


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Contracts provided by the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) possess the advantage of having been developed by organizations that are familiar with common approaches to standard construction project risks. "However, while the projects themselves may share common scenarios, they aren't always standard," says Glenn Ackerley, a partner with WeirFoulds LLP. "Often, there are so many supplementary terms and conditions that modify the standard contract that they become the norm."