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By: Anthony Pugh Editor: Ben Hanuka In Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. v. Mang, a May 14, 2021, decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the court struck a few paragraphs from the defence (Response to Civil Claim) of the self-represented defendants, who were former Shoppers Drug Mart franchisees in Vancouver and Powell River. Some of the paragraphs that the court struck contained scandalous allegations, such as allegations of gossip, bullying, and evidence about irrelevant facts; other allegations did not advance the defence.
By Ben Hanuka, Law Works This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on June 9 and 11, 2021.
All provincial franchise statutes impose a mutual obligation on the parties to a franchise agreement to perform and enforce their contractual rights...