Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
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In April of 2009, grade 5 student Bezawit Chanyalew suffered a cardiac arrest during gym class at her Vancouver school.
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In British Columbia and across the country, school trustees will face election in the fall.
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In 1998, Jeffrey was taken by the Catholic Children’s Aid Society from his teenage parents, and he and his siblings were placed in the care of their grandparents.
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Given that the operative provision had not previously been judicially considered, this decision will be of interest to all Catholic school boards in the province.
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When school employees are permitted to use their work computers for personal purposes, they are entitled to a reasonable expectation of privacy.
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In R.C. v. District School Board of Niagara, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal was asked to determine if a policy of the District School Board of Niagara.
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The government has re-introduced the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act (formerly Bill 179), now Bill 8.
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Product manufacturers claiming spoliation have not received much assistance from Canadian courts.
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The Superior Court of Quebec considered whether certain officers of the Students' Society of McGill University sufficiently abided by the society's internal elections process.
Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock’s Product Liability group was successful in having a $1 million claim against Chrysler Group entirely dismissed based on a limitation period under the law.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent 87 page decision by the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal considered an allegation of discrimination on the basis of race, colour and ethnic origin.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
A New York Times article warned consumers about the contractual consequences of clicking "Like" on the Facebook page of General Mills.
Miller Thomson LLP
In our Education Newsletter of October, 2013 we outlined the key features of Bill 122, which provides a framework for a two-tiered bargaining system.
Cassels Brock
The summer of 2014 will mark the three year anniversary of Canada’s current consumer product safety regime.
Cassels Brock
Evaluating the strength of a plaintiff’s claim just got a bit more complicated.
Cassels Brock
A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision could have a drastic impact on many of the common practices of the product liability bar in Ontario.
Cassels Brock
The Supreme Court refused leave to appeal the decision that plaintiffs cannot recover for pure economic loss from the negligent design of a non-dangerous product.
Field LLP
In Lee v. Toronto District School Board, the infant plaintiff Cliff Lee suffered a catastrophic brain bleed after an altercation with another student.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canadian government recently announced that most of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force on July 1, 2014.
Miller Thomson LLP
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation may significantly affect the way school boards are able to communicate with parents, employees, suppliers and stakeholders.
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The collective agreements for all teachers in the Province of Ontario expired on August 31, 2014. Teachers' unions have given notice to bargain.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Internet is famous for transforming unique new businesses into giant behemoths, seemingly overnight.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In R.C. v. District School Board of Niagara, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal was asked to determine if a policy of the District School Board of Niagara.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
In its decision in Kalogerakis v.Commission scolaire des Patriotes rendered on May 21, 2014, the Court of Québec dealt with the appeal of two decisions from the Québec’s Access to Information Commission dismissing requests for disclosure of the amount of professional fees billed by lawyers retained by public entities, on the ground that the information was protected by solicitor-client privilege.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Advertising claims on labels can be immensely powerful because they take place at the point of sale and can influence a customer’s buying decision.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When school employees are permitted to use their work computers for personal purposes, they are entitled to a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In this FAQ, we discuss the unsubscribe mechanism that also needs to be set out in a commercial electronic message.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On February 12th, 2014 Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced new rules for international students.
Heenan Blaikie LLP
Bottom line: The consumer protection regulator in Quebec, the "Office de la protection du consommateur" (the "Office") is proposing modifications to the province’s consumer protection laws.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
In a decision released on June 6, arbitrator P-A Fortin upheld the dismissal by a school board of one of its teachers.
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