Doing Business in Canada was developed by Gowlings to give
business executives, foreign counsel and investors an overview of
the legal aspects of Canadian business operations. As one of
Canada's leading business law and intellectual property firms,
we understand the challenges of establishing and conducting
business in Canada, and we provide our clients with insightful
business solutions to help them reach the full potential of the
Each section of Doing Business in Canada focuses on a critical
area of Canadian law, from employment, taxation and competition law
to foreign investment, intellectual property rights and
The information in this guide is for general information
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professional advice. If you are doing business in Canada or
planning to do so, it is recommended that you seek the advice of
one of our experienced professionals.
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