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Senator Plett introduces Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act
4/19/2016

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Senator Plett introduces The Canada Prompt Payment Act

Ottawa, ON (April 19, 2016) – TUESDAY – Senator Don Plett introduced Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act, at second reading in the Senate. The Act will ensure that contractors and sub-contractors on federal government construction work are paid in a timely manner.

“As a former trade contractor, I know that in the construction industry, it is a tolerated practice that there are no strict timelines for payment, even when all parties are satisfied with the work completed,” Senator Plett said on Tuesday. “Delay in payment is the number one reason small and medium sized businesses...

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