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: New surety on the block – Thoughts from Mike George, president and CEO of Tokio Marine Canada Ltd.

Mike George has been a leader in the surety marketplace in Canada for over 30 years. From humble beginnings in the banking industry, George eventually…

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The Construction Record Podcast Ep. 117 Surety and Bonding Series (Part 1)

This week’s Construction Record podcast debuts our surety and bonding series, with digital media editor Warren Frey talking to Weirfoulds partner and lawyer Krista Chaytor,…

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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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