Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Canada has been busy making changes to a number of regulations relating to consumer products.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The beginning of summer break for students across Ontario also means the release of their final grades.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Presented by the CBA Competition Law Section's Marketing Practices Committee and the ABA SAL Advertising Disputes and Litigation and Consumer Protection Committees, this panel will update on significant areas of enforcement on both sides of the border.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
IPEX manufactured a composite pipe called Kitec that was used in plumbing and heating in thousands of residential and commercial premises across North America.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Declining public school enrollment has created an expensive surplus of space which school boards must sell or otherwise find uses for.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 20, 2016, Ontario Superior Court Justice Lederer rendered a decision that was both momentous and unusual.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The costs of teacher absenteeism are significant. The SBCI report estimates that the province-wide costs of teacher absences ballooned to over $920 million in the 2014-2015 school year.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Toronto District School Board reported that it intends to open all-gender washrooms in all public schools across the city, as a way of creating a more inclusive school environment for its students.
Cassels Brock
In Swern v Amazon Hardwood Centre Inc., the appeal of an Ontario Small Claims Court decision, the Divisional Court found that product retailers have a duty to disclose product information in the context of an ordinary contractual relationship between a retailer and a consumer.
Cassels Brock
Here's a look at what's new with the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and regulations to the Food and Drugs Act and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Cassels Brock
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court recently released its certification decision in Sweetland v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, a pharmaceutical class action, in which the plaintiffs claimed negligence...
Theall Group LLP
A stout, upholstered chair may, at first blush, seem innocuous. It's easy to ignore the warnings often recited by parents and teachers to sit property when rocking back and forth on a chair's legs.
Theall Group LLP
Even for those who purchase and install products, compliance with statutory regulation is a must.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Prepaid mobile phone services offer flexibility and freedom to those who do not wish to be locked into a monthly plan.
Lerners
It is possible that as many as 1 in 4 cars on Ontario roads have an issue serious enough to warrant a manufacturer recall.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Experience has taught us that many consumer complaints do not signal a material issue.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
COLD-FX is a top-selling natural health product in Canada, with sales topping nearly $120-million as recently as 2011, according to a November 15, 2015 Globe and Mail article, "Why COLD-FX is too good to be true".
Miller Thomson LLP
Trademarks and logos are valuable assets which identify the source of products or services, convey the brand identity of the owner and distinguish it from others.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Although perhaps not a surprising result in terms of constitutional law, in a proposed class action the B.C. Supreme Court has held that general purpose prepaid cards issued by federally-regulated financial institutions are subject to the provisions of the B.C. Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
McCarthy Tetrault's 6th Annual Consumer Products and Retail Summit was held on February 25, 2016. Here are our key takeaways from the Summit, including practical tips from each of our topics:
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a unanimous decision, Justices MacPherson, Cronk and Pardu of the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Law Society of Upper Canada's decision to deny accreditation to Trinity Western University's proposed law school.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On June 2, 2016, the Competition Bureau reached a consent agreement with Aviscar Inc. and Budgetcar Inc. / Budgetauto Inc., over allegations of false or misleading advertising for prices and discounts...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Presented by the CBA Competition Law Section's Marketing Practices Committee and the ABA SAL Advertising Disputes and Litigation and Consumer Protection Committees, this panel will update on significant areas of enforcement on both sides of the border.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Bureau is the government regulator responsible for investigating and enforcing deceptive marketing and advertising practices in Canada.
McCague Borlack LLP
News of the death of Joshua Brown, a Florida man who died following a motor vehicle accident that occurred while his Tesla Model S vehicle was in autopilot mode, has attracted international media attention...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The beginning of summer break for students across Ontario also means the release of their final grades.
McMillan LLP
The Vermont Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Act ("Vermont Act") was passed on May 8, 2014 and was the first act of its kind to come into force in North America, taking effect on July 1, 2016.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
IPEX manufactured a composite pipe called Kitec that was used in plumbing and heating in thousands of residential and commercial premises across North America.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Religious freedom versus equality rights: how do we balance competing rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter)?
Gowling WLG
In my earlier article Bill C-17: modernizing the Food and Drugs Act but at what cost?1, I described the potential implications of the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (also known as Vanessa's Law).
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