One of the main features under the Franchises Act has been the implementation of a Franchise Disclosure Document. The Franchise Disclosure Document is intended to summarize all material facts regarding the franchise.
In the fall of 2018, the Federal Government introduced Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018 ("Bill"). This Bill, which primarily implements the 2018 federal budget plans, introduced a large variety of legislative changes to a number of laws. Included amongst the proposed changes is the modernization of labour standards in the Canada Labour Code and the introduction of the Pay Equity Act.