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INTERPRETATION - Conduct of parties - Common intention of parties - Renewal clause

Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 1:03 PM  

Appeal from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal affirming a decision finding that the renewal clause in the contract binding Uniprix inc. (Uniprix) and Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé inc. and the other respondent companies (member pharmacists) was legal even though its effects could be perpetual. Uniprix and the member pharmacists entered into a contract of affiliation in 1998 for a fixed term of five years. The contract contained an automatic renewal clause and stipulated that member pharmacists could notify Uniprix of their intention not...