FCA Surety: Our Publications

The FCA Surety Team is at the forefront of thought leadership in the surety space and is regularly asked to contribute to various national and local construction publications. FCA Surety are regular contributors to the Daily Commercial News, the Ontario Construction Report, the OGCA Generals Magazine and the Ontario Electrical Contractor’s Magazine amongst others. Our articles focus on all things construction ranging from bonding, to the New Construction Act, COVID 19 impacts and more. Please enjoy our past articles posted below.

Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Inflation — top things contractors should be considering in today’s environment

Inflation has been grabbing the headlines for the past several months. Pundits, economists and politicians have been debating whether our current inflationary environment…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Surety leaders take part in ‘Royal Rumble’ at OGCA symposium

Four surety leaders threw their hats into the ring at the 13th Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) symposium in Collingwood this past week…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Construction accounting, a class of its own — job costing

In the first Surety Corner construction accounting instalment we will be exploring the topic of job costing for contractors. As identified in the introduction to…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Construction accounting, a class of its own

Every year, or perhaps quarter, a construction company will call their accountant and ask for an audit, review engagement, or notice to reader.

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Growing your business, a bond company’s perspective

A big focus of most successful businesses is growth. It’s often the name of the game. You have a profitable business, so why not grow…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Where have all the workers gone?

In this second guest column for FCA Insurance Brokers, I’d like to discuss labour shortages.

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