Telehop’s non-competition clause too broad to be enforceable04/16/2003|Canadian Employment Law Today Telehop Communications Inc. v. Abott (2002), 22 C.C.E.L. (3d) 142 (Ont. S.C.J.)Telehop Communications sought an interlocutory injunction restraining its former employee from breaching a non-competition clause contained in his employment contract. The non-competition provision was broad.It prohibited the employee, Stephen Abott, from providing consulting services or otherwise being concerned with any business that was competitive with Telehop for a period of two years or such lesser amount of time as a court might determine is more reasonable. Abott had started an action against Telehop for constructive dismissal after the termination of his employment. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.