On May 21, join Canadian Business Franchise’s legal and financial gurus from Wilson Vukelich LLP and Bank of Montreal (BMO) for the first segment of a three-part Q&A roundtable discussion series. Our experts will help navigate the various federal relief programs available to assist business owners amid the pandemic,...
By Peter Snell In Canada, the discussion of the separation of a franchisor from its franchisees’ local employment decisions has surfaced in a number of recent cases. Among these, some cases have questioned which of the two entities should share legal liability with regard to any human rights complaints,...
By Peter Snell
In the world of franchising, it is common to hear ADR terms like ‘mediation,’ ‘arbitration’ and ‘informal dispute resolution’ bandied about, but it is not always obvious what these terms mean and whether one process is preferable to another.
By Frank Zaid
Q: What changes has Ontario’s government made to its franchise legislation and what else can we expect in the future? A: Ontario’s Bill 154, the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, was introduced on Sept. 14, 2017, and received royal assent on Nov. 14, 2017.
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