Is a power imbalance that impacts a party's ability to understand and freely assent to a legally binding agreement?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Schofield v. Schofield, 2021 ONSC 2285 (CanLII):

[90] A power imbalance that impacts a party’s ability to understand and freely assent to a legally binding agreement should not be confused with signing an agreement in stressful circumstances where there has been financial misrepresentation: Virc v. Blair, 2016 ONSC 49, para. 102.

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