Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On November 15, 2017, the Act mainly to modernize rules relating to consumer credit and to regulate debt settlement service contracts, high-cost credit contracts and loyalty program...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In Bernstein v. Peoples Trust Company, the Court transmitted "a salutary message… to Class Counsel that they should not over-plead their case and that they should make appropriate admissions or concessions."
Miller Thomson LLP
In July 2017, a 15-year-old boy named Jeremiah Perry drowned in Algonquin Park while on a canoe trip with his high school.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
Ontario may soon have a new option for those wanting to become lawyers without ending up in unmanageable amounts of debt.
Miller Thomson LLP
Recently, in K.W. v Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2018 ONSC 2794, the Divisional Court confirmed that school boards have the authority to impose an administrative transfer on a student...
Field LLP
In the related decisions of Law Society of British Columbia v. Trinity Western University, 2018 SCC 32, and Trinity Western University v. Law Society of Upper Canada, 2018 SCC 33, the Supreme Court of Canada...
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much-anticipated decisions in Trinity
Gowling WLG
On January 1, 2018, Ontario's Protecting Rewards Points Act (the "Act") came into force along with its Regulations (the "Regulations").
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In brief, Bill 178 will amend the Consumer Protection Act (Act) by introducing new regimes for time shares, prearranged funeral services and ticket resales.
Miller Thomson LLP
On July 1, 2018, amendments to the general regulation under Ontario's Consumer Protection Act, 2002 (the "Ontario CPA") will come into force.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A man's quest for cheaper beer has led the Supreme Court to revise the interpretation of s. 121 of the Constitution Act. Unfortunately, it will not bring him cheaper beer!
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The applicant stated that such language was absent in this case.
Clyde & Co
The Consumer Protection Act does not invalidate waivers issued by recreational businesses to protect them against liability for injuries suffered by visitors to their premises.
Lerners
In 2017, two Superior Court judges held that certain provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 precluded an occupier from relying on a waiver in the recreational sports context ...
McCague Borlack LLP
Section 3(3) of the OLA allows an "occupier" to modify the duty of care owed to entrants.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") published a Seniors Strategy in March, 2018 focused on investor protection for the aging population (an estimated 1 in 4 Ontarians will be aged 65 or older by 2041).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On March 23, 2018, Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission jointly released a new draft guidance document titled Guidance on the Application of Human Factors to Consumer Products.
Lavery
The duty to inform is one of the main obligations sellers owe to their purchasers. This applies in the context of civil law, business law or consumer law.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Schnarr v Blue Mountain Resorts Limited, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned two lower court decisions that threatened to significantly weaken the effectiveness of waivers of liability.
Clark Wilson LLP
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Miller Thomson LLP
On June 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much-anticipated decisions in Trinity
Cassels Brock
Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017 (Bill 59), received Royal Assent on April 13, 2017.
Torys LLP
Partner Sylvie Rodrigue and senior associate Marie-Ève Gingras have written a piece called "The Overcompensation Scheme in Québec Consumer Protection Class Actions" ...
McMillan LLP
On June 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released landmark decisions on Canadian limits on institutional religious freedoms.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Is a bad contractor making a mess of your home? Sometimes it is hard to sue a guy and his truck. Now you have protection against bad residential trades as a ‘consumer' in Ontario.
Torys LLP
The Federal Court of Canada has addressed how the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
For developers considering or participating in residential or non-residential development projects within the City of Toronto, a new by-law proposed by the TCDSB could significantly impact the financing...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On November 15, 2017, the Act mainly to modernize rules relating to consumer credit and to regulate debt settlement service contracts, high-cost credit contracts and loyalty program...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
At an estimated 8.4 billion in number, connected devices now in use outnumber people on earth.1 It is estimated that the usage of these devices will continue to grow, reaching 20 billion devices ...
Lenczner Slaght LLP
While class actions can be a useful tool for access to justice, there are limits to the types of claims that can be appropriately advanced through class proceedings.
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