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: Mitigating subtrade risk through surety bonding

Establishing and following a rigorous subtrade prequalification practice is a key part of risk management for all contractors; however, the implementation of such a practice…

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Surety Corner: Inside the mind of a surety company — general and subcontractor edition

There are currently over 10 surety companies writing construction surety in Canada. At heart, it is important to remember that surety companies are financial institutions….

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Surety Corner: How to avoid the dreaded ‘no’

As we head towards 2021, there remains a high degree of economic uncertainty due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This uncertainty most definitely extends itself…

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Surety Corner: The impact of COVID-19 on the surety bonding industry

The ability to adapt and change on the fly has been a key component of any successful strategy for a construction company in 2020. What…

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The Generals: Mitigating Sub-Trade Risk through Surety Bonding

Establishing and following a rigorous sub-trade prequalification practice is a key part of risk management for all general contractors; however, the implementation of such a…

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