Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
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.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Traditional methods of marketing – advertisements, give-aways, promotions and contests – can still be an effective way to sell a product or service.
Cassels Brock
Hello 2015 - From the Cassels Brock Product Liability Group, welcome back and we hope you enjoyed some time off this holiday season.
Miller Thomson LLP
It is almost the end of another busy calendar year. Most school boards have now sworn in their newly elected trustees, and trustees have determined who will chair their meetings.
Miller Thomson LLP
Ontario school boards should note that Bill 8 and Bill 10 became law on December 4, 2014, with important ramifications for the education sector.
McLennan Ross LLP
The Alberta Legislature is concerned with bullying in schools, as evidenced by its recent discussion of Bill 202, Safe and Inclusive Schools Statutes Amendment Act, 2014.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In a recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Gordon. J considered a product liability action against both a distributor and manufacturer of copper tubing for use in a residential watermain.
Miller Thomson LLP
In July the Ontario government introduced Bill 8, entitled the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014.
Cassels Brock
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Stilwell v. World Kitchen Inc. is a good example of why product liability claims can be difficult to litigate.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently made a rare oral ruling from the bench, giving the B.C. Teachers’ Federation ("BCTF") a quick win in their appeal of a decision by the B.C. Court of Appeal regarding discrimination and unequal treatment under the Human Rights Code and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Field LLP
B. (A.) v. D. (C.), [2011] B.C.J. No. 1087, 2011 BCSC 775, per Gray J. [3851]
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On July 8, 2014, the Ontario government reintroduced Bill 8, Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014. Bill 8 proposes amendments to various statutes including the Ombudsman Act (Act).
Miller Thomson LLP
As newly elected School councils meet for the first time this month, we thought a survey of the legal parameters within which school councils function would be helpful.
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Miller Thomson LLP
This decision is noteworthy for Ontario school boards in that it clearly establishes that school boards can be held responsible for the discriminatory actions of third parties, including its students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Saskatchewan government has requested comments on the proposed overhaul of its consumer protection regime.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The government’s first proposal to deal with the cross-border pricing issue was made public in February 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Government of Ontario has proposed three significant amendments to the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) in recent years which have not yet been brought into force.
Cassels Brock
Hello 2015 - From the Cassels Brock Product Liability Group, welcome back and we hope you enjoyed some time off this holiday season.
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