Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
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:
Miller Thomson LLP
Welcome to the inaugural "Schools of School Board Foundations" edition of Miller Thomson's Education Law newsletter...
Miller Thomson LLP
School boards and private schools often choose to establish a separate corporation for the purposes of fundraising, and register the corporation as a charity.
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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 Supreme Court of Canada announced it would hear an appeal of a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision relating to the right to collectively bargain issues relating to teachers' working conditions.
Lerners
The fastest growing sector within the aerospace industry is undoubtedly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as drones.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Competition Bureau has sent warning letters to operators of clothing donation bins in the Montréal area requiring them to make corrections to the information on their bins.
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.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On October 7, 2015, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario released a significant decision on the issue of whether a school board's denial of a promotion to an existing employee on the basis that the employee did not meet a language proficiency requirement of the job constituted discrimination.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Car rental companies Aviscar Inc. and Budgetcar Inc. have agreed to pay a $3 million administrative monetary penalty to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that they misled consumers into thinking that their rental car prices were lower than they actually were.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
A teacher's conduct must be exemplary and indicative of respect for the rights of others whenever students are present.
Miller Thomson LLP
On April 20, 2016, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice declared the Putting Students First Act, 2012 (the "PSFA") unconstitutional.
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