Construction Lawyer

July 17, 2020
Canadian Institute 5th Annual Managing Risk in Construction & Projects Conference
Catherine DiMarco will be speaking on July 17, 2020 at 3:15 p.m. on discerning the role of subtrades in the Construction Act

Construction Lawyer

May 27, 2020
Managing Insurance Coverage and Claims for Losses Resulting from the Pandemic
Heal & Co. LLP invite you to join us for this one-hour webinar.

May 12, 2020
TLA’s 3rd Annual Women in Law Program: Building Your Full Circle Leadership
Catherine DiMarco will be speaking on a panel with McCarthy Tetrault’s Atrisha Lewis, First National Bank’s Hilda Wong and Deloitte’s
Ken Fredeen and moderated by Kadey Schultz of Schultz Frost LLP. A dynamic discussion about maximizing leadership opportunities to canvassing issues around promotion and advancement of women in the profession.

May 1, 2020
The Advocates’ Society – Coming Out of COVID: Litigation in the New Normal
Catherine Di Marco will be speaking as part of a panel discussion with construction litigators from across Canada to discuss the lessons we have learned from COVID-19. The program will discuss judicial processes, contract terms, and site safety practices, with a view to exploring how we can improve in the future.

April 30, 2020
Navigating COVID-19: Managing insurance coverage and claims for losses resulting from the pandemic.
A webinar presented in partnership with @Canadian Construction Association addressing:

  • What steps you should take to preserve and protect your rights to insurance coverage
  • What documentation is an insurance carrier likely to require
  • The types of information and documents contractors should preserve, and the facts and issues they should take into consideration when advancing an insurance claim
Construction Lawyer
Construction Lawyer

September 30, 2019
Prompt Payment and Adjudication: A Timely Refresher
Heal & Co. LLP invite you to join us for a one-hour webinar on prompt payment on September 30, 2019.
In this webinar we addressed the important details and considerations of prompt payment and adjudication to help you with a smoother transition into the new regime. This will be a refresher of prompt payment and adjudication under the new Construction Act provisions in effect on October 1, 2019.

May 29, 2019
RICS, CIArb Canada 2019 Construction Adjudication Symposium
Andrew Heal has been invited to participate in a panel discussion on the “Significance of Prompt Payment and Adjudication Reforms” at the 2019 Construction Adjudication Symposium hosted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).


May 22, 2019
Ontario Association of Architects
Andrew Heal will speak at the 2019 OAA Conference ins Quebec City on the new Construction Act, the big changes and What Architects Need to Know.

May 1, 2019
OBA Construction and Infrastructure Law – Prompt Payment and Adjudication: Are You and Your Clients Ready?
Catherine DiMarco has been invited to lead a panel discussion on the “New Adjudication Regime”.

April 29, 2019
Association of Certified Forensic Investigators Annual Conference
Andrew Heal will speak at the ACFI conference on Forensic Accounting, and the Trust and Payment Provisions of the new Construction Act: They’re Here!

May 31, 2018 and June 7,2018
Webinar – Ontario’s New Construction Act: What You Need to Know!
There have been many changes in this 2017 re-vamp of the 1983 Construction Lien Act, which received Royal Assent on December 12, 2017. Join us on May 31, 2018 at 8:30am for a one hour webinar on the key changes and what it means for you, and your business! This webinar will be repeated on June 7, 2018 in case you cannot join us on May 31, 2018.

May 2, 2017
Association of Certified Forensic Investigators Annual Conference
Andrew Heal will speak at the ACFI conference on “Breach of Trust Claims: Under the Construction Lien Act and the proposed amendment to the Construction Lien Act.

April 21, 2017
Advocates’ Society – Construction Law: Lien and Arbitration Advocacy
Catherine DiMarco will participate in a panel disussion about Lien and Arbitration Advocacy.


March 22, 2017
CCA – Annual Conference in Riviera Maya
Heal & Co. LLP will host a panel discussion on “What’s new in Construction Law?” with panelists: Andrew Heal, Christina O’Donnell, John Gamble and James Paul.

February 7, 2017
Canadian Institute – 23rd Annual Provincial/Municipal Government Liability program
Damon Stoddard will speak at the program on “Building Liability – Covering All The Bases.

November 10, 2016
OBA Construction and Infrastructure Law
Catherine DiMarco and David Debenham co-chaired “An Evening with the Masters: How Construction Lien Law Has Developed”.

November 8, 2016
Grand Valley Construction Association
Catherine DiMarco participated in a panel discussion about the Expert Review of Ontario’s Construction Lien Act.

October 18, 2016
Lawyers Feed the Hungry
The team at Heal & Co. LLP sponsored and served dinner in support of Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry

October 5-8, 2016
ABA Construction Law Forum
Andrew Heal attended the 2016 Forum on Construction Law as the CBA Liaison of the Construction and Infrastructure Law Section

September 27, 2016
OBA Real Estate Seminar
Catherine DiMarco spoke at the OBA Real Estate Seminar about “A Primer on Liens, Encumbrances and Other Instruments Affecting Real Property”.


September 15-18, 2016
INBLF Windy City 2016 Chicago Black Tie Event
Andrew Heal and Damon Stoddard attended the 13th Annual Meeting of International Boutique Law Firms in Chicago


May 2, 2016ACFI Annual Conference
Andrew Heal spoke on “Forensic Accounting and Fraud related Concerns in the Construction Industry”.

March 29, 2016
OBA Infrastructure Development Primer II: Into the Trenches
Andrew Heal participated in the panel discussion together with Matt Cunningham, Chris Moran, Heidi Visser and Adam Lewinberg

January 28, 2016
The Canadian Institute 22nd Annual Conference on Provincial/Municipal Government Liability
Damon Stoddard presented “Building Liability – Procurement and Project Delays: Covering All the Bases”

February 2 – 3, 2016
Federated Press – 2nd Maintenance Contract Management Course
Catherine DiMarco spoke at the 2nd Maintenance Contract Management Course.

January 26 – 27, 2016
The Canadian Institute – Managing Risk in Construction Contracts Conference
Catherine DiMarco presented with David McCutcheon of Dentons LLP on ‘Contract Dispute Resolution’.

January 14, 2016
OGCA Seminar on Claims Avoidance
Catherine DiMarco gave practical tips and best practices on how to manage risk, and how to avoid claims in the first place. Learn what works, and what doesn’t.

November 18, 2015
Ontario Bar Association – Construction and Infrastructure Law Section
Catherine DiMarco and Sandra Astolfo of Torkin Manes LLP co-chaired.”When Construction Liens and Real Estate Collide – How Liens Can Ruin a Landlord or Receivers’ Day and other Title Nuisances”

October 26, 2015
CEO, Surety Association of Canada and CDAO 4th Annual Procurement Day
Catherine DiMarco participating as a member of the Risk Allocation & Analysis Panel.

October 8, 2015
CCA Vertical Building Forum – Grand Valley Construction Association set up presentation for Collaborative Structures
Catherine DiMarco presented at the Vertical Building Forum in Thunder Bay.

October 7, 2015
Ontario Bar Association – Construction and Infrastructure Law Regional Program
Catherine DiMarco presented on ‘Security for Costs Motions’ as part of the ‘Essential Construction Lien Update’ Program at Element Vaughan Southwest.

Sept 22, 2015
Ontario Bar Association – Seminar
Andrew Heal presented with Marcia Oliver of Advocates LLP and Howard Krupat of DLA Piper LLP.”Mediation and Arbitration of Canadian Construction Disputes”

May 27, 2015
Canadian Institute Municipal-Provincial Liability Conference
Andrew Heal spoke at the Canadian Institute’s 21st Annual Provincial Municipal Government Liability Conference to be held on May 27, 2015 at the InterContinental Yorkville in Toronto.
Andrew Heal spoke on aging infrastructure and flooding with Alain Normand, Manager of the Emergency Measure Office of the City of Brampton.