Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
Theall Group LLP
In Mitusev v. General Motors Corp., the plaintiff was driving a van manufactured by the defendant, General Motors Corporation ("GM"), along a highway when he slid on a patch of ice.
Theall Group LLP
A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal, illustrates the difficulties faced by companies that try to challenge a jury’s findings.
Cassels Brock
In June 2014, our product liability group reported on a number of developments in the law of spoliation pertaining to product liability.
Cassels Brock
An update on Health Canada’s consumer product safety transparency initiative and a note on the prohibition on toys and children’s products that contain TCEP in polyurethane foam.
Theall Group LLP
A commercial rabbit farmer found out that the implied warranty of merchantability under Ontario's Sale of Goods Act provides no protection where causation is not proven...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General).
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be "Fraud Prevention Month".
Miller Thomson LLP
Many have been anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General).
Field LLP
The plaintiffs claimed for injuries allegedly suffered by the plaintiff Lindsey Rollins at an alleged schoolyard incident 19 years in the past, on May 15, 1990.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Central to Catholic education in Ontario is creating and shaping the Catholic identity.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Both OECTA and the Board framed this issue as one of statutory interpretation.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On December 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released R. v. Fearon, a decision that addresses when police can search a cell phone in the course of a criminal arrest, without a warrant.
Aird & Berlis LLP
In 2011, 2012 and 2013, the second highest number of consumer complaints made to the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services had to do with aggressive and deceptive door-to-door water heater rentals and sales.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The PPSA applies to a transfer of an account or chattel paper even if the transfer does not secure payment or performance of an obligation.
Cassels Brock
As part of Health Canada’s stated ongoing commitment to transparency, it has announced that it will be publishing the following summary reports on its website going forward...
Cassels Brock
Canadian courts may be taking a firmer stance against certification in pharmaceutical class actions.
Cassels Brock
New amendments to the Consumer Protection Act (Ontario) made in December 2014 in respect of water heater agreements will come into force on April 1, 2015.
Lerners
There are many ways in which people run into disputes in daily life. Leasing a vehicle is an area of life where people can run into troubles.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Canada, liability for a defective product can attach to all participants in a supply chain to varying degrees, including retailers, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, importers and manufacturers of the product.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Saskatchewan government has requested comments on the proposed overhaul of its consumer protection regime.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision, holding that the right to strike is constitutionally protected.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The collective agreements for all teachers in the Province of Ontario expired on August 31, 2014. Teachers' unions have given notice to bargain.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In its Notice of Application, the Bureau submits that the prices advertised to the public by Avis and Budget are "not in fact attainable,"...
Stewart McKelvey
In the digital economy, the ability to advertise across multiple platforms has exponentially increased the opportunities to market to consumers by removing the limits that exist in the physical marketplace.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General).
Bennett Jones LLP
Oft-referred to as "quintessential class actions", the majority of product liability actions that have sought certification as class proceedings in the last 10 years have been granted certification.
Theall Group LLP
A commercial rabbit farmer found out that the implied warranty of merchantability under Ontario's Sale of Goods Act provides no protection where causation is not proven...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be "Fraud Prevention Month".
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Canadian provinces other than Quebec, investment professionals are not subject to a statutory "fiduciary" standard.
Cassels Brock
In June 2014, our product liability group reported on a number of developments in the law of spoliation pertaining to product liability.
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