Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
Miller Thomson LLP
The government has re-introduced the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act (formerly Bill 179), now Bill 8.
Theall Group LLP
Product manufacturers claiming spoliation have not received much assistance from Canadian courts.
Miller Thomson LLP
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.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal of a decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario that limits claims in class actions against manufacturers.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal overturned the certification of a class action against the manufacturers of children’s cough and cold medicines.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Bill C-17, "An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act" was introduced to Parliament by the Minister of Health on December 6, 2013.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
When broken, defective, or dangerous consumer products are thrown out with the trash, potentially important evidence for future litigation is tossed away with it.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The recent decision Arora v. Whirlpool LP, 2013 ONCA 657 by the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified the law on product liability in tort.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
When broken, defective, or dangerous consumer products are thrown out with the trash, potentially important evidence for future litigation is tossed away with it.
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