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Construction Community - Learn About The New Construction Lien Act - A Practical Approach to Managing Prompt Payment & Adjudication


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Matt will provide an in-depth education seminar on the Lien Act that is going to be enforced in Oct 2019. Matt will speak for 90 minutes providing education information on all aspects of the Act.

Attendees will learn how to prepare themselves and their companies to work inside Ontario’s new Construction Act.


Matt-Ainley.jpgMatt Ainley is a construction executive and consultant with 37 years experience in the Canadian Institutional, Commercial and Industrial general contracting marketplace and resides in Toronto with his wife of 35 years, Susan. Matt worked with Bird Construction as Senior Vice President, a publicly traded construction company from 2012 to June 2017.

Prior to Bird, Matt was the Executive Vice President of Carillion Canada's building division from 2009 to 2011. Carillion Canada is a subsidiary of Carillion plc, a publicly traded UK construction company. Matt joined Carillion as a result of the sale of his company, Vanbots Construction Corporation in the fall of 2008. Matt was the President & COO and a shareholder of Vanbots Construction Corporation, a privately held general contracting company with $750 million in annual sales.

Matt is the Chair of the General Contractors Alliance of Canada, represents the Ontario General Contractors Association on the Attorney General’s Lien Reform Act Committee in Ontario and is a Director at Scarborough Hospital Network.


5:30pm - Registration

6:00pm - Dinner & Networking

6:30pm - Presentation

8:30pm - Q&A

8:45pm - Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Fees: (subject to HST)

PMI Toronto Members - $40.00

Non-Members and Guests - $50.00

Webstream Fees: Closed

PMI Toronto Members – $15.00

Non-Members and Guests – $25.00

PDUs: 2.0 (1.5 Technical, 0.5 Strategic)


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Type of activity: PMI Toronto Construction Community

Date: 25 September 2019

Hour: 17:30 to 21:00

# of PDUs: 2.0


Members: $40.00

Non members and Guests: $50.00


Edward Hotel North York - 185 Yorkland Blvd, North York, M2J 4R2

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