Major Korean Paper Joongang Ilbo Covers BC Franchise Issue

Major Korean newspaper and media giant Joongang Ilbo was present in Victoria and covered the increasingly important and popular topic of franchise legislation in BC in Joongang Ilbo covers franchise legislation.

Korean immigrants regularly purchase franchised businesses as a way to get started in Canada¬† and rely heavily on the franchisor’s representations. In addition, their language skills are typically insufficient to properly deal with confrontations with the franchisor, and even with their lawyers.

The problem of abuse by franchisors to Canadian immigrants is at an epidemic level which has been one of the driving forces behind former Blenz franchisee Wayne Taylor and former Steamrollers (reportedly owned by Blenz) franchisee Farah Golasteneh push for the immediate signing of franchise legislation in BC.

 


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