Let’s be honest about the SCC’s new ‘fair opportunity’ doctrine in contract law

On November 13, the Supreme Court in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 (CanLII) changed the law of contract in Canada by imposing duties of good faith and honesty on all contractual relations. ¬†Until now, the duties have been applied to agreements in situations of power imbalance, notably insurance, employment and franchises. The plaintiff, Mr.… Read More