Ontario’s Open for Business Act, 2010 (OFBA) amended numerous statutes, including the Construction Lien Act (CLA). The OFBA amendments are probably the most significant changes to the Province’s construction lien legislation in 20 years. These amendments have come into force in stages, with the balance becoming effective on July 1, 2011. Coming-into-force dates for the various provisions are noted below.

type Amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act