Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
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The mandate and scope of the Advisory Panel was to "consult on governance structures that would better enable trustees to focus on broader policy issues in balance with responsiveness to local concerns."
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On November 25, 2015, Ottawa-area MPP Lisa MacLeod introduced Bill 149, Rowan's Law Advisory Committee Act, 2015 ("Rowan's Law") in the Ontario Legislature.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In March 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released a 35-page Action Plan called, "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment."
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In 2013, Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to implement legislation aimed at protecting victims of online harassment or ‘cyber-bullying'.
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The federal Liberals have agreed to remove the section in the Criminal Code that permits teachers and parents to use reasonable force to correct the behaviour of children in their care.
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The next phase of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the "AODA") compliance came into effect on January 1, 2016.
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In preparation, the Ontario government has been working with municipalities to identify provincial resources to support the settlement of the newcomers.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Canada's third largest telco, TELUS, has agreed to reimburse customers up to $7.34 million to settle allegations that it made, or permitted to be made, false or misleading representations...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
U.S. manufacturers selling regulated products in Canada may be surprised to learn that compliance with the FDA and associated regulatory frameworks has not historically served as a defence to product liability claims.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld what it noted to be the first award of aggregate damages under s. 24 of Ontario's Class Proceedings Act.
Bennett Jones LLP
On December 17, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied certification in a proposed multiple-model product liability class action.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Ontario has recently introduced proposed amendments to collection agency, consumer protection and payday loan legislation.
Field LLP
Professional regulatory organizations are committed to the ongoing professional development of their members.
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School boards everywhere are faced with the difficult task of balancing the safety of students, staff, volunteers and community members on school property with respect for privacy...
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Recent criminal cases and changes to the Criminal Code highlight the consequences that can result from sharing or eliciting 'sexts' from others.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Uniprix Inc. v. Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé Inc., 2015 QCCA 1427, the Court of Appeal of Québec dismissed the appeal by Uniprix Inc. ("Uniprix") of a judgment of the Superior Court of Québec rendered in December 2013 where a renewal clause in a contract of affiliation which did not limit the number of times the agreement could be renewed was found valid and enforceable.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Since the enactment of the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act , S.O. 2014 c.5, (the "SBCBA"), which governs the current round of collective bargaining in the education sector, the Ontario Labour Relations Board ("the Board"), has made a number of decisions on whether certain teacher and education worker unions should bargain issues with school boards centrally or locally.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recent criminal cases and changes to the Criminal Code highlight the consequences that can result from sharing or eliciting 'sexts' from others.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a decision dated April 21, 2015, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario dismissed an application brought by an Education Assistant against the York Region District School Board on a preliminary basis as the application had "no reasonable prospect of success."
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
School boards everywhere are faced with the difficult task of balancing the safety of students, staff, volunteers and community members on school property with respect for privacy and personal information.
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As the Canadian medical marijuana industry continues to expand and evolve at a rapid pace, unintended gaps have begun to appear across a wide spectrum of legislation.
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A recent decision of the BC Supreme Court reminds strata developers and strata lot owners alike that an important feature of the Strata Property Act is consumer protection.
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The Ontario Court of Appeal is once again making headlines with the case of Ramdath v George Brown College, which has turned out to be a doubly significant case at the intersection of class actions and consumer protection legislation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In our previous blog post in 2014, we had reported the Ontario Superior Court in Ramdath v George Brown College had granted the first award of aggregate damages following a common issues trial in 2014.
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In March 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released a 35-page Action Plan called, "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment."
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
New laws to regulate consumer loans and lines of credit that meet the definition of a "high-cost credit product" will come into effect in Manitoba on September 1, 2016.
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The next phase of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the "AODA") compliance came into effect on January 1, 2016.
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