Ontario Construction News is published daily and fulfills the regulatory definitions of a “Construction Trade Newspaper” under the Ontario Construction Act. Accordingly, your Certificate of Substantial Performance (CSP) notices and other notices required to be published in a construction trade newspaper can appear by following a simple three-step process.
Our rates are highly competitive; $249 for most certificate ads. (There may be an additional fee for occasional, very large notices, but the price will always be much lower than the competition.)
1. Download the appropriate form
Note: “Form 6” under the former Construction Lien Act has been renumbered as “Form 9” under the new Ontario Construction Act. The Certificate of Substantial Performance (CSP) is exactly the same — it just has a new form number.
Certificate of Substantial Performance
Use this form for the publication of a Certificate of Substantial Performance of the Contract under Section 32 of the Construction Lien Act.
Notice of Non-Payment of Holdback
Use this form for the publication of a Notice of Non Payment of Holdback under section 27.1 of the Act
Notice of Termination
Use this form for the publication of a Notice of Termination under Sub-Section 31(6) of the Construction Act.
Certificate of Completion of Subcontract
Use this form to publish a Certificate of Completion of Subcontract under Subsection 33 (1) of the Construction Act.
Notice of Intention to Register a Condominium
Use this form to publish a Notice of Intention to Register a Condominium in accordance with the Condominium Act, 1998 under Section 33.1 of the Construction Lien Act.
2. Email your completed form to
3. When will it be published
Notices received before 3:00 p.m. EST (Monday-Friday) will be published in 3 business days.