In 2013, the British Columbia section of the Canadian Bar Association called for introduction of franchise disclosure legislation into British Columbia and the BC Law Institute called for comments on a Consultation Paper published by them.  Members of the Canadian franchise law bar predicting franchise disclosure law in BC by 2016.

If you have a successful business and would like to grow it, one option available to you is to franchise your concept and sell franchises to other would-be entrepreneurs.   Franchising potentially allows you to add revenue through moneys paid to you by purchasers of franchises and through royalties received by you from franchisees from their...