Independent Status; No Agency. You acknowledge that You are an independent contractor and not an employee of Yardly and that Yardly has advised You to seek independent tax counsel regarding independent contractor status so that You can satisfy Yourself that on entering into this Agreement, You will in fact have independent contractor status for all purposes including income tax purposes. For greater certainty, You are solely responsible for Your own statutory remittances including but not limited to income tax, CPP, EI, employer health tax and any other similar taxes or contributions as are legally required. You have registered for your own applicable workers’ compensation coverage, met all the requirements and paid all fees in this respect. You represent and warrant to Yardly that You understand and agree that You are not an employee of Yardly and will not be entitled to: (a) any remuneration from Yardly (b) participate in any of Yardly’s employee plans, programs or benefits whatsoever, now existing or hereinafter established from time to time; or (c) receive any vacation time/pay, public holiday pay, paid leaves of absence, etc., which are only granted to employees of Yardly. You agree to indemnify and save Yardly and its owners, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against all claims, actions, demands, suits, liabilities, losses, expenses, penalties, interest, costs or damages of every nature and kind whatsoever which Yardly and/or its owners, officers, directors, employees and/or agents may have or suffer, arising out of any finding at any time by any court, tribunal or administrative body that You or any of Your employees are actually employees of Yardly. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, You shall have no authority, without the written authorization of Yardly to bind Yardly in any act, promise, representation or contract, or to bind Yardly to perform any obligations to any third party. You, and any person engaged by You to provide Seasonal Maintenance Services, shall not hold yourself out as being employees, partners, affiliates, or agents of Yardly.