Agreements to Agree

A binding contract is one that is based on a bargain. A bargain requires an offer, the acceptance of that offer, and the exchange of “consideration” between the parties to the contract. For example, a vendor offers to sell an appliance to a person for $500...

Contract Interference

Tim Horton’s was a franchisor and had a franchise agreement, or contract, with Donut King, a franchisee, which ran 12 Tim Horton franchises in Ontario. A male employee of Donut King was apparently sexually harassing female employees of Donut King which was contrary to...

Frustrated Contracts

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as a frustration of a contract. The “frustration” has nothing to do with people’s feelings. It is governed by the doctrine of frustration of contracts at common law and under the Frustrated Contracts Act. The frustration may...

The Law of Contract

The law of contract governs our lives every day in many ways from hiring a tradesman to purchasing a product. The traditional theory of contract is that it is based on a bargain. A bargain requires an offer, the acceptance of that offer, and the exchange of...