The Shoppers Drug Mart franchisees recently took another step forward in their class action lawsuit. Building on his earlier decision discussed here, Justice Perell for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) certified a number of elements of the plaintiffs’ action as a class proceeding. In this article, we have focussed on the three aspects of the decision that, in our view, are most significant to franchise and distribution systems.… Continue Reading
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