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: Is your bond company slowing your growth?

Bonding facilities are generally subject to both a single contract limit and an aggregate contract limit. These limits are determined by a multitude of factors…

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Surety Corner: How the current climate of material price escalation impacts bonding limits

It is no secret that current construction material prices are volatile, unpredictable and rising. The pandemic has given rise to supply and demand problems across…

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The Construction Record – Episode 122: Surety and Bonding Part 3 Rapid Fire Edition

It’s the final episode of our three-part Surety and Bonding series, and this time we have a series of rapid-fire questions from digital media editor…

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Surety Corner: Surety bonds, are they worth it?

It’s no secret that a few in the construction community have some skepticism about the value proposition of surety bonds. Contractors, owners and consultants sometimes…

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Surety Corner – How to avoid performance bond claims on disputed contracts

Despite the best intentions of contractors, consultants and project owners, disputes in construction remain quite common and are often unavoidable. Disputes most commonly arise due…

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The Construction Record Podcast Ep. 118 Surety and Bonding Series (Part 2)

Part 2 of our Surety and Bonding Series with Warren Frey from the Construction Record Podcast covers risk management and construction including how insurance costs…

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