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Print Three Offers Glimpse Of A Post-Raibex World
The request for summary judgment in 1680960 Ontario Inc v Print Three Franchising Corp, 2018 ONSC 1192 stems from the sale ...
Canada
9 Oct 2018
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Best Practices: Is It Time For Your Franchise Agreement To Have A Tune-Up?
Most Canadian franchisors are now following the practice of having their franchise disclosure documents reviewed and updated annually in order to comply with disclosure items ...
Canada
9 Oct 2018
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Franchisor-Friendly Motions Results (British Columbia And Manitoba)
Recent summary judgment decisions in Manitoba and British Columba affirm two key principles. First, while the definition of "franchise" is broad, it has been interpreted to exclude situations ...
Canada
9 Oct 2018
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Extreme Circumstances: Injunctive Relief Still Difficult To Obtain In Franchise Context
The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador decision in MTY Tiki Ming Enterprises v Azmy Enterprises Inc, 2018 NLSC 169 ...
Canada
9 Oct 2018
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Québec Superior Court Reaffirms Importance Of Franchisors Keeping Their Invoices
In Mise en marché Marketech inc. v. Plante, 2018 QCCS 2799, the Québec Superior Court gave an opinion as to the value of an account statement issued by a franchisor to prove what the franchisee owed.
Canada
20 Jul 2018
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Québec Superior Court Interprets Exclusivity Clause In Shopping Mall Lease Narrowly Against Franchisor
In the recent decision of Second Cup Ltd. c. 8702934 Canada inc. (Café Vasanti), 2018 QCCS 2064
Canada
6 Jul 2018
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An "AllStar" Win For Franchisors After Much-Anticipated Ontario Court Of Appeal Decision
The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released its much-anticipated decision in Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp. and franchisors can finally breathe a sigh of relief.
Canada
29 Jan 2018
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Mendoza v. Active Tire & Auto Centre Inc. – Ontario Court Of Appeal Rejects Role Of An "Informed Decision" In Rescission
The Court emphasized that even when franchisees have not studied the contents of the disclosure document, they are entitled to rely on its contents.
Canada
21 Jun 2017
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Some Good News For Franchisors, But Not Out Of The Woods: Ontario's Proposed Changes To Employment And Labour Laws Could Still Impact Franchising
The Ontario government has responded with surprising speed to the Final Report from the Changing Workplaces Review (the Final Report) by introducing Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces...
Canada
15 Jun 2017
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Ontario Releases Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Franchising Gets More Than It Bargained For
The Final Report of the Province of Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review was released on May 23, 2017.
Canada
31 May 2017
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Canadian Franchise Guide: Your Go-To Franchise Law Resource
For franchisors looking to expand across Canada or internationally, effectively navigating the complexities of Canadian franchise legislation can be challenging.
Canada
19 Apr 2017
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B.C.'s Franchises Act To Come Into Force On February 1, 2017
The Province of British Columbia released the long-awaited disclosure regulation made under the Franchises Act, and has set February 1, 2017 as the date that the legislation and regulation come into effect.
Canada
10 Oct 2016
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Is There A New "AllStar" Standard For Franchise Disclosure?
Ontario's already onerous franchise disclosure requirements may have just been further complicated, based on a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court.
Canada
30 Sep 2016
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Stuart Budd & Sons Limited V. IFS Vehicle Distributors ULC: Supplemental Reasons Pending Appeal Lead To Reasonable Apprehension Of Bias
Although it is trite to say that an appeal is from the order not the reasons, it is nevertheless equally trite that the reasons often provide the basis for an appellate court's finding that the order was either correct or in error.
Canada
18 Jul 2016
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Electronic Delivery Of Franchise Disclosure Documents Coming To Ontario
Franchisors offering franchises in Ontario will be pleased to know that the Ontario government has recently released an amended regulation to the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000...
Canada
21 Jun 2016
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Franchisors – Are You At Risk Of Joint Employer Status In Canada?
A finding of joint employer status, where a franchisor is found to be the joint or co-employer of its franchisees' employees, is arguably the most significant threat to the franchise business model today.
Canada
20 May 2016
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Court Of Appeal Dismisses Pet Valu Class Action And Confirms Courts Not To Recast Common Issues Where Prejudicial To Defendants
Pet Valu's appeal arose in the context of a class action brought against the franchisor by its franchisees.
Canada
25 Jan 2016
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Court Of Appeal Dismisses Pet Valu Franchisee Class Action And Clarifies Scope Of Duty Of Fair Dealing
On January 14, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a judgment for the franchisee class in the Pet Valu franchise class action.
Canada
19 Jan 2016
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2015 Theme #3: Franchise Law
This year has seen significant developments and clarifications in franchise law, particularly in the context of franchise class proceedings.
Canada
7 Dec 2015
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Proposed British Columbia Franchise Bill Passes Third Reading
In our last Update on the proposed British Columbia franchise legislation, we reported that the B.C. Legislature had, on October 5, 2015, introduced Bill 38 which would enact the Franchises Act of B.C.
Canada
5 Nov 2015
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