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CCDC 47 – 2011 – A Guide to the Use of CCDC 17 – 2010 Stipulated Price Contract Between Owner and Trade Contractor for Construction Management Projects

A guide document designed to assist users of CCDC 17 – 2010.

CCDC 46 – 2011 – A Guide to the Use of CCDC 5B – 2010 Construction Management Contract – For Service and Construction

A guide document designed to assist users of CCDC 5B – 2010.

CCDC 45 – 2011 – A Guide to the Use of CCDC 5A – 2010 Construction Management Contract – For Service

A guide document designed to assist users of CCDC 5A – 2010.

CCDC 44 – 2016 – Guide for the Use of CCDC 14 and CCDC 15

A guide document designed to assist users of CCDC 14 – 2013 and CCDC 15 – 2013.

CCDC 40 – 2018 – 2005 Rules for Mediation and Arbitration of Construction Disputes


This document sets out specific methods for settling disputes incorporating the concepts of negotiation, mediation and arbitration to encourage speedy, inexpensive and voluntary resolutions of construction disputes.

CCDC 40 has been incorporated by reference in CCDC contract forms, including CCDC 2. It is also a standalone document and can be used with other construction contract forms.

Some of the features included in CCDC 40: Graphic sequence of the process delineated in PART 8 – DISPUTE RESOLUTION of CCDC 2 – 2005, including time-frames for expeditious resolution of construction disputes; Model mediator and arbitrator agreements; To the extent legally permissible, CCDC 40 will override mediation and arbitration rules in provincial/territorial legislation; and The joinder of additional parties with an interest in a dispute to be resolved by arbitration will be permissible only if all parties consent and the proposed additional party consents.

CCDC 29 – 2016 – A Guide to Pre-Qualification

This new standalone document provides a framework for selecting pre-qualified proponents to participate in the Request for Proposals stage of a two-stage procurement process, and for any project delivery method (including Design-Bid-Build, CM, Design-Build) and form of contract (Cost Plus, Stipulated Price, Unit Price).

CCDC 24 – 2016 – A Guide to Model Forms and Support Documents

A guide document to assist users of CCDC 2 – 2008 in meeting the administrative requirements outlined in that standard contract form.  For each model form the guide contains a brief explanation of each of the administrative processes involved, a short narrative description to guide users of the form, a list of items which should be included in the form, and an example of a model form.

CCDC 23 – 2018 – A Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Construction Contracts

CCDC 23 addresses all aspects of the bid calling and contract award process: Summary of fundamental principles under the law of competitive bidding such as the legal obligation of owners and bidders under Contract A and Contract B; Overview of the bid documents: Division 00 to Division 49; Calling for bids: bid solicitation, bidding period and scheduling, pre-bid meetings and site-visits, bidder inquiries and issuances of addenda; Receiving bids: bid closing dates and times, bid modifications, bid opening, two-stage bid closing, electronic receipt of bids; Awarding the contract: evaluation for compliance, selection of successful bidder, contract award, post-bid negotiations and re-bidding, owner’s responsibilities, notification of contract award.

Users of the CCDC 23 are encouraged to familiarize themselves with CCDC Master Specification for Division 00 as a companion document. Division 00 provides standard text that reflects the best practices in CCDC 2.23

CCDC 22 – 2002 – A Guide to Construction Surety Bonds

A guide document explaining the surety bonding process and the purpose and function of the CCDC standard bond forms (i.e. CCDC 220, 221 and 222).

CCDC 21 – 2016 – A Guide to Construction Insurance

A guide document explaining construction insurance policies and requirements in CCDC contract forms.