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Franchise Legislation

If you’re a franchisor operating in or expanding to Canada, you need to be familiar with provincial franchise legislation or your business and reputation could be at risk.

To help our members stay current on the latest laws and legislative developments in each province, CFA has compiled all provincial franchise legislation, regulations and consultation papers in one convenient portal that includes a detailed comparative chart to help you understand how the laws vary from province to province.

Don’t put your business at risk – get up to speed on Canada’s franchise laws now.


Franchise Legislation Links

Comparative Chart of Franchise Legislation in Canada

ALBERTA
Alberta Franchise Act
Alberta Franchise Regulations
Alberta Franchise Exemption Regulation

BRITISH COLUMBIA
British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) Franchise Act Project
CFA response to BCLI consultation paper

ONTARIO
Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure)
Ontario Franchise Disclosure Regulations
Bill 102 – An Act to Amend the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000
Letter to Ontario MPPs regarding Bill 102 (dated Sept 21, 2010)

MANITOBA
Manitoba Franchises Act (Bill 15)
Amendments Adopted at Report Stage
Manitoba Franchises Act (Bill 15) Regulations
Manitoba Government Media Release on Manitoba Franchises Act
Manitoba Law Reform Consultation Paper on Franchise Law

CFA Response to Consultation Paper
Public Consultation on Manitoba Franchises Act Regulation
CFA Response Letter to Draft Manitoba Franchises Act Regulations

NEW BRUNSWICK
New Brunswick Franchises Act
New Brunswick Disclosure Regulations
New Brunswick Mediation Regulations
Consultation Paper on Regulations under the Franchises Act, April 2009
CFA Response to Consultation Paper
CFA Supplementary Response – August 20, 2009

P.E.I.
Franchises Act
Franchise Act Regulations

 

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