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.

Edcuate Me: CCDC 2 Ready for Takeover

FCA Surety teamed up with WeirFoulds LLP to present at the Ontario General Contractor’s Association’s Educate Me Virtual Symposium on April 9th, 2021.

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Surety Corner: 2020 Surety Results Review

When 2020 began, the surety industry was coming off a record year in terms of gross written premiums. Only a couple of months later…

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Surety Corner: Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

In December 2020, the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) published an update to the CCDC 2 Stipulated Price Contract, the most commonly used construction contract…

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Surety Corner: Prompt payment — The bonding industry’s biggest secret

In 2018, the new Construction Lien Act in Ontario was introduced with the intent of modernizing the construction industry…

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Protecting your rights: Form 31 Labor and Material Payment Bond

Every contractor should hope for the best and plan for the worst. One of the areas contractors get into trouble is not taking the right…

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Surety Corner: What contractors should consider approaching tax season

Tax season can be an especially busy time of year for contractors. Right as winter begins to thaw, contractors are ramping up for bidding season…

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