This Q&A guide gives a high-level overview of legal and regulatory requirements on different types of outsourcing; commonly used legal structures; procurement processes; and formalities required for transferring or leasing assets. The article also contains a guide to transferring employees; structuring employee arrangements (including any notice, information and consultation obligations); and calculating redundancy pay. It also covers data protection issues; customer remedies and protections; and the tax issues arising on an outsourcing. Written by Martin P.J. Kratz, QC, Duncan Card, Stephen Burns and Michael Whitt, QC and published in Practical Law Company's PLC - Outsourcing: Canada Overview.