ABOUT THE NATIONAL CONTEXT FOR OPENING UP SHOP
We all recognize that the world is getting smaller. Those involved in international expansion quickly recognize, however, that multi-jurisdictional legal requirements are not becoming less challenging. When expanding into new countries, executives responsible for international operations understand that the failure to comply with local laws or practices, wherever the organization operates, can result in significant legal and reputational exposure. It may be difficult for organizations to ensure full legal compliance when expanding.
The following checklist will allow your organization to understand some of the most important legal requirements for opening up shop in Canada.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP (“FWTA”) is a dedicated management side labour and employment firm operating in Ontario, Canada. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to assist with your organization’s expansion into Canada.
We have created a comprehensive package of materials and training modules allowing any organization to open quickly and in a cost effective manner while still ensuring compliance with Canadian regulations and best practices.
The summary information below relates primarily to requirements in Ontario, Canada’s economic centre, but can be modified for any province of interest.