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: 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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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

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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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

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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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Labour and material payment bond – How do I make a claim?

As many contractors know, the end of the year can often be the hardest time to collect payments in a timely manner. That’s why it’s…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Is your bond company slowing your growth? Part 5

Over the past four articles of Is your bond company slowing your growth, we have covered a variety of topics that could be impacting your…

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: Is your bond company slowing your growth? Part 4

As explained in our last Surety Corner, providing accurate and timely interim financial reporting is a key factor in successfully growing your bonding facility.

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