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BC Franchise Legislation in full force on February 1, 2017

The government of British Columbia has released the regulations to the Franchises Act (BC) which will apply to franchisors selling franchises within BC as of February 1, 2017.

A more comprehensive analysis of the regulations, and the key differences between those regulations and those in the other five regulated provinces in Canada will follow shortly.

To review the regulations, click here

If you intend to sell franchises in BC, please contact us to discuss compliance measures and disclosure procedures in that province. 

Daniel So, head of the franchise law group at McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP was involved in the preparation of reports to government relating to this Act and the regulations and will be speaking on this subject at the Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Show in Vancouver on November 6, 2016

Click here for more information on the Franchise Show.