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: Best surety practices at the tendering stage

The world has evolved tremendously over the past 20 years and the surety world is no different. In the early 2000s, it was still common…

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Coffee With Colleagues: Everything You Need to Know About the New CCDC 2 Contract

Do you have questions about the new CCDC 2 Contract? Tune in to this webinar hosted FCA Surety and  WeirFoulds LLP.

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The impact of COVID 19 on surety bonding

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

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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

Surety Corner: What does 2021 hold for the construction industry?

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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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

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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Overview of the new CCDC 2 2020 Stipulated Price Contract

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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