Mondaq Canada: Consumer Protection
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On March 23, 2018, Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission jointly released a new draft guidance document titled Guidance on the Application of Human Factors to Consumer Products.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, de Billy
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
SFU is where progressive education, research and community outreach intersect, evidenced by its consistent ranking as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities.
Dentons
Nova Scotia's Omnibus Bill 72 - the Education Reform Act, SNS 2018, c. 1 - received Royal Assent on March 9, 2018.
Bennett Jones LLP
Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act passed First Reading on November 29, 2017, in the Alberta Legislature and received Royal Assent very quickly thereafter on December 15, 2017.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On December 29, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released its decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Limestone District School Board v Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario Limestone Local, a decision released on November 14, 2017, Arbitrator William Kaplan stated that providing...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
School boards and school authorities across Ontario will be required to develop and maintain a policy or policies to support students in schools with "prevalent medical conditions."
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The decision confirms that sick leave benefit is inextricably tied, not to status, but to performance of work.
Aird & Berlis LLP
As described in recent posts (here and here), Ontario has implemented new provisions of the Ontario Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that will prohibit a range of door-to-door consumer transactions.
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Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017 (Bill 59), received Royal Assent on April 13, 2017.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On June 8, 2018, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a Student Direct Stream for students applying for a study permit from China, India, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Toronto Elementary Catholic Teachers / Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2017 CanLII 37597 (ON LRB), the Ontario Labour Relations Board...
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
The Court of Appeal recently overturned a summary judgment awarded in favour of Mr. Sub franchisees for reputational harm stemming from the 2008 listeriotic outbreak.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Building on the federal government's continued commitment to modernize and enhance Canada's financial consumer protection framework (Framework) ...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Many parents send their children to Ontario Private (or Independent) Schools because they want to make sure their child gets a "superior education."
Dentons
On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the government's 2018-19 pre-election fiscal plan, 2018 Ontario Budget: A Plan for Care and Community.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On December 29, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released its decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board.
Miller Thomson LLP
Late last year, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's finding that a decision by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the "Board") to deny a parent's accommodation request...
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.
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