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: Client Update - Vancouver International Airport

August 18, 2009

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver International Airport v. Lafarge Canada Inc. is of interest to any similar Authority or Board leasing or operating on premises owned by the federal government.  The decision is also of interest to any contractors or material suppliers involved in projects at such facilities where all of the provinces have similar legislation whether known as a Builder’s Lien Act, Construction Lien Act or Mechanic’s Lien Act.  The judge in this case ruled that a construction lien could not be filed against the Airport Authorities’ leasehold interest in Federal Crown land.

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