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Understanding The Impact of Canada’s Prompt Payment

Legislation on Architectural Projects

RForm Bulletin 24-0101

This RForm Bulletin provides a comprehensive overview for the architectural community, explaining the nuances of the prompt payment legislation. It is designed to navigate the complexities of the law, providing architects with the knowledge to adeptly manage their reviews and certificationsin alignment with the new legal requirements. As the legislation takes root in various provinces and at the federal level, all parties involved in construction projects must stay abreast of these changes.

In this bulletin, we’re offering solutions to many common issues that arise in architecture offices big and small (intended to be useful whether you are an RForm user or not). We hope that you find it useful, and encourage you to follow the RForm blog for more business solutions.

Navigate the Prompt Payment Process with Our Free Bulletin

Our bulletin on the Canadian Prompt Payment Legislation offers offer practical tips and strategies for navigating the prompt payment process, including best practices for requesting payment, resolving payment disputes, and enforcing payment deadlines. With insights from industry professionals, this RForm Bulletin will be a valuable resource for Architects and Contractors looking to stay updated and compliant with Canada’s prompt payment reforms.

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RForm is the only software specifically designed for the Prime consultant on a construction project to manage the contract administration and is consistent with the AIA best practices and standards for Contract Administration.

Lydon Lynch Architects

“RForm has made our Construction Administration activities much easier. All communications are digitally bundled with sketches and relevant information is available to all parties over the web. Sorting and searching is built in, so tracking RFIs, SIs, PCOs, Transmittals, Submittals, Schedule of Values and payment certification has never been easier. Well done RForm!”

Keith Tufts, Principal, Lydon Lynch Architects

Gow Hastings Architects Inc.

“Both the client and the contractor on this project were impressed with the transparency and record keeping abilities of RForm. The contract administration process was accessible to both the team on this project and our client’s who were able to log on to RForm and determine the exact cost of the project at any given time.”

Philip Hastings, OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, Gow Hastings Architects Inc.
WGD Architects Inc.

“Because RForm keeps all information together and readily accessible, issues are dealt with immediately, creating a very narrow margin of error in the construction phase – a part of the business in which the architect often struggles for a measure of control.”

Percy Poplak, M.E.P., B. Arch., OAA, MRAIC, RIBA, Senior Associate, WGD Architects Inc.

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