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FCA Postpones Response To Guidance Consultation On The Fair Treatment Of Vulnerable Consumers
On 2 September 2019, the FCA updated its webpage on guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable consumers (see previous blog post here).
Canada
4 Sep 2019
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Good Eats: Rising Interest In Dairy & Meat Alternatives Driving M&A Activity
As consumer demand for dairy and meat alternatives increases, established food manufacturers are looking to supplement their offerings by entering into M&A transactions with emerging meat and dairy alternative manufacturers.
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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Quebec Court Of Appeal Confirms CPA Does Not Apply To The Sale Of Prescription Drugs
This doctrine is an important defense available to prescription drug manufacturers to establish they have met their duty to warn.
Canada
21 May 2019
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SCC Rules No Piggybacking On Consumer Claims For Business Customers Due To Arbitration Provisions
The decision provides important guidance on Ontario's Consumer Protection Act, class actions and arbitration issues.
Canada
2 May 2019
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Open Banking In Canada – Current Regulatory Insights
This article provides a quick synopsis of the current regulatory state of open banking in Canada, with a view towards its possible implementation.
Canada
10 Apr 2019
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Back-To-School Newsletter: Two Major Decisions Regarding Dismissal
Recently, two arbitral decisions confirmed dismissals of employees in the school system.
Canada
3 Oct 2018
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Safe Food For Canadians Regulations – An Overview
In June 2012, the Government of Canada tabled the SFCA. This omnibus legislation consolidates a number of food-related statutes and is the cornerstone of Canada's new, modernized federal food safety system.
Canada
27 Jun 2018
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Battle Of The Statutes: Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Occupiers' Waivers In The Face Of Conflicting Consumer Protection Legislation
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.
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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FCAC And IIROC To Join Forces
On September 12, 2017, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)...
Canada
19 Sep 2017
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"Real and Substantial Connection" Test Applies to Regulatory Jurisdiction Over Offences With Extraterritorial Elements
In Ontario Securities Commission v. DaSilva, 2017 ONSC 4576 (DaSilva), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirmed that the "real and substantial connection" test applies in determining...
Canada
22 Aug 2017
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FCAC Bulletin Reinforces Expectations Regarding Express Consent
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) issued a statement and a new compliance bulletin in response to recent news reports related to allegations that certain employees of banks were pressured to upsell to consumers to meet unrealistic sales targets and keep their jobs.
Canada
21 Mar 2017
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Ontario Consults On Rewards Points Expiry Regulations
The Government of Ontario has released a public consultation regarding regulations related to the new prohibition on expiry of rewards points issued to consumers.
Canada
20 Mar 2017
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Sugar, Salt And Fat : The Usual Suspects Targeted By Health Canada's Proposed Mandatory Front-Of-Package Labelling System
At the moment, the content of sugars, sodium and saturated fats in Canadian food products only needs to be disclosed in the nutrition facts table.
Canada
15 Dec 2016
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Bank Act Financial Consumer Protection Amendments Delayed
Following this review, the Amendments will be introduced as a new bill.
Canada
15 Dec 2016
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Bank Act Financial Consumer Protection Framework Passes Third Reading In House Of Commons
Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2, (Bill C-29) passed third reading in the House of Commons on December 6, 2016.
Canada
8 Dec 2016
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New Updates To Consumer Product Regulations In Force
The Government of Canada has been busy making changes to a number of regulations relating to consumer products.
Canada
22 Jul 2016
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What's In A Grade?
The beginning of summer break for students across Ontario also means the release of their final grades.
Canada
4 Jul 2016
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Competition Bureau Alleges Moose Knuckles' "Made In Canada" Claims Are False And Misleading
On April 26, 2016, Canada's Competition Bureau filed an application with the Competition Tribunal alleging that Moose International Inc., carrying on business as Moose Knuckles, engaged in deceptive marketing practices...
Canada
3 May 2016
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Court: Network-Branded Prepaid Cards Subject to Consumer Protection Law
In a class action certification motion decision, (Jiang v. Peoples Trust Company 2016 BCSC 368), the Supreme Court of British Columbia concluded that general purpose network-branded prepaid cards ..
Canada
23 Mar 2016
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Consumer Claims Under Canada's Patent Regime Foreclosed
The Court accepted that where Parliament has comprehensively legislated in a particular area, as it has in respect to patents, it was reasonable to infer that it did not intend recovery to extend beyond those embodied in the regime.
Canada
2 Feb 2016
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