Bill 102 is important.
But what’s revolutionary is the way the Ontario courts are back-filling the Wishart Act with real umph.
This judge-made or case law is designed to modify franchisor behavior.
A $50,000 appeal award upheld for mental distress in a low-rent coffee joint?
I understand this is the 1st time a breach of good faith and fair dealing provision has triggered $ on its own. And it was accomplished by a non-“franchise bar” attorney in Ottawa, too.