Doing Business in Canada


In This Presentation:

- Canadian Territory and Coastline

- Creation of Canada

- Powers of Federal Government

- Powers of Provincial Government

- General Law Divisions

- Canada in Perspective

- Client Coming to Canada

- Incorporation Differences

- Incorporations and Registrations

- Litigation

- Conclusion

- Excerpt from Incorporation Differences:


•choose the Province or incorporate Federally

•different tax regimes in each Province

•name must be approved by the incorporating jurisdiction

•Some Provinces do not require resident directors

•Some Provinces have Unlimited Liability Corporations

•advantages for U.S. entities coming to Canada – creates a “see through” or “check the box” corporation in Canada for U.S. tax purposes

•different rules in each of the Provinces where ULCs may be created

•Different Forms of Corporations in each Province

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