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Heintzman and Goldsmith on Canadian Building Contracts, 5th Edition
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Add strength to your construction contracts with expertise you can trust

Heintzman and Goldsmith on Canadian Building Contracts provides a systematic analysis of the law of contracts as it applies to building contracts in Canada. The work includes all relevant court decisions dealing with the formation, material provisions, breach and remedies for breach of construction contracts. Separate chapters deal with construction lien legislation, subcontractors, architects and engineers, bonds and arbitration. Heintzman and Goldsmith on Canadian Building Contracts is a resource with a tradition of excellence and has been cited in more than 183 judicial decisions, including the two leading Supreme Court of Canada decisions on the law of tendering. This work is also the only resource featuring the annotated Canadian Construction Documents Committee Stipulated Price Contract (CCDC 2).
About the Author
Thomas G. Heintzman, O.C. Q.C., FCIArb specializes in the field of alternative dispute resolution and practices as a mediator and arbitrator at Arbitration Place in Toronto. As a well-known and experienced litigator for over 40 years, he acted as counsel in trials and appeals and arbitrations in Ontario, Newfoundland, Manitoba, British Columbia and New Brunswick and made numerous appearances before the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Heintzman was President of the Canadian Bar Association from 1994 to 1995. He served on the National Executive of the Canadian Bar Association between 1991 and 1996, and was President of the Ontario Bar Association from 1989 to 1990. Mr. Heintzman was a bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada for 8 years (2003-2011).

Mr. Heintzman is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and is the Chair of the Toronto Chapter of CIArb. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In 1980, Mr. Heintzman was appointed Queen's Counsel, and in 1998 he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2008, Mr. Heintzman received the Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation. Mr. Heintzman is a past adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (Trial Advocacy) and the University of Toronto Law School (Computers and the Law; Contested Corporate Transactions) and since 2012 he has been an adjunct professor at Western Law School (Advanced Contract Issues).

Mr. Heintzman was educated at Harvard University {1962, BA cum laude in economics), the University of London {1967, LLB) and Osgoode Hall Law School (1966, LLB). He was called to the bars of Ontario and is a past member of the bars of Alberta and Newfoundland. In 2012 he was designated a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Immanuel Goldsmith, Q.C., was senior counsel at McCarthy Tétrault and appeared regularly before the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada for forty years before he passed away on July 5, 2003. Mr. Goldsmith authored several works on intellectual property and construction law as well as Goldsmith's Damages for Personal Injury and Death.