We frequently take calls from entrepreneurs wondering about the legal expenses they should expect to incur in starting a business.  Sometimes the business has been operated as a sole proprietor and the entrepreneur recognizes it is time to incorporate a business and other times the entrepreneur is starting a business fresh.  The calls typically follow...

Most provinces and territories of Canada require a certain percentage of the directors of the corporation to be residents of Canada.  However, there are a few exceptions.  Foreign companies and others outside of Canada looking to incorporate in Canada should be aware of these exceptions when determining where in Canada to incorporate.   The following...

If you are filing articles of incorporation using Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (formerly Industry Canada) Online Filing Centre be advised that notwithstanding that you have the option to “save” your session, at the time of writing this function does not work.   If you try to save your draft articles of incorporation and...