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.

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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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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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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Surety Corner: Supply chain challenges — what went wrong in construction

I’m sure that like me, many of you have been following the numerous stories that have been appearing for the last few years regarding the…

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Surety Corner: Contractors increasingly pushing into development works

Over the past 15 to 20 years, many contractors have decided the housing development industry, given its adjacent nature to construction and the significant growth…

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Surety Corner: Thoughts from Terry Michalakos – Senior Vice-President surety of Aviva

As the always chaotic summer construction season begins to wind down and with the COVID-19 pandemic trending in the right direction, the Surety Corner team…

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