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Lien law resources

Books
Canadian
General
o   * Bristow et al., Construction builders' and mechanics' liens in Canada, 7th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, looseleaf) (2 volumes)
o   Glahot, D., Conduct of a lien action, 2009 ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2009)
o   Kirsh, H., Construction Liens Across Canada (Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, 2000)
o   Kirsh, H., Kirsh’s Construction Lien Case Finder (4 volumes) (Markham: LexisNexis Canada, looseleaf)
o   Kirsh & Alter, Problems with Liens (Toronto: Carswell, 2011)
 
British Columbia
o   * B.C. Builders Liens Practice Manual (British Columbia: CLE, looseleaf)
o   * Coulson, D., Guide to Builders' Liens in British Columbia (Toronto: Carswell, looseleaf)
o   * Garner et. al, Annotated British Columbia Builders Lien Act, 2007-2008 (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2007)
o   Irvine, F., British Columbia Court Forms (McLachlin and Taylor), 2nd ed. (Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, looseleaf) (4 volumes) – Chapter 25 covers builders’ liens litigation.
 
Ontario
o   Glaholt & Keeshan, The 2006 Annotated Construction Lien Act (Scarborough: Carswell, 2005)
o   Kirsh, H., Kirsh‘s Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario, 2nd ed. (Markham: Butterworths, 1995)
 
Websites
www.builderslienlaw.ca provides information about British Columbia 
 
Canadian Bar Association: Builders' Liens
 
British Columbia Builders Lien Act
 
BC Law Reform report on builders liens
 
Questions and Answers on the Builders Lien Act