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Ontario Considering Further Changes To Door-To-Door Agreements And Other Consumer Protection Amendments
On June 12, 2019, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the Ministry) released a consultation paper "The Consumer Protection Act: Direct Selling in Consumers' Homes,"
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Arbitration Clauses Enforceable Against Businesses Claims
Business customers of Telus cannot avoid the terms of a mandatory arbitration clause by joining a class action with consumers who are not bound by the clause.
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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New Consumer Protection Framework For Banks
Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2. (Bill C-86) received second reading in the House of Commons on November 6, 2018.
Canada
15 Nov 2018
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Quarterbacking A Crisis
With Super Bowl LII looming this weekend, it seemed an apt time to reflect on the role of external counsel ‘quarterbacking' a crisis response in the product liability realm.
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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Sometimes, All You Have To Do Is Care: The Ontario Court Of Appeal Considers The Standard Of Care In The Context Of Contractual Duties And Industry Practice
Determining the appropriate standard of care in product liability actions based on negligence, will often determine the outcome of a case.
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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"Take This Implied Warranty With A Grain Of Sand": Different Results In Contract And Tort Claims Over Defective Septic System Filter Sand
The Ontario Superior Court's recent decision in Parkhill Excavating Limited v Robert E. Young Construction Limited is an interesting snapshot of how Canadian courts treat product liability ...
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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Significant Changes To Alberta's Consumer Protection Legislation
On December 13, 2017, Bill 31, A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (Bill 31) received Royal Assent in Alberta, with significant amendments to Alberta's Fair Trading Act (the Act).
Canada
24 Jan 2018
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Significant Changes To Alberta's Consumer Protection Legislation
On December 13, 2017, Bill 31, A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (Bill 31) received Royal Assent in Alberta, with significant amendments to Alberta's Fair Trading Act (the Act).
Canada
23 Jan 2018
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New Door-To-Door Contract Restrictions In Ontario
Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017 (Bill 59), received Royal Assent on April 13, 2017.
Canada
12 Jan 2018
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BC Court Toasts Claim Against Franchisor For "Defective Sandwich"
In one of the great opening lines of modern jurisprudence, the British Columbia Supreme Court recently stated in Chow v Subway Franchise Restaurants of Canada Ltd.:
Canada
23 Oct 2017
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Have Your Say On Federal Food Regulatory Change: Consultation Open On Draft Safe Food For Canadians
In January 2017, draft regulations under the Safe Food For Canadians Act (which was passed in November 2012) were published. The draft Regulations can be found here.
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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Canada Introduces Vaping Legislation
On November 22nd, new legislation was introduced (Bill S-5) that proposes significant changes to the Tobacco Act to institute regulation of vaping products...
Canada
25 Nov 2016
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Bank Act Amendments – New Consumer Protection Framework
On October 25, 2016, Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 (the Bill) received first reading in the House of Commons.
Canada
10 Nov 2016
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Ontario Bill to Regulate Alternative Financial Services, Ban Certain Door-To-Door Sales, And License Home Inspectors
The exact effects of Bill 59 are unknown until regulations are enacted, but, as presently drafted, certain provisions are broadly stated and require greater clarity.
Canada
9 Nov 2016
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Court Of Appeal Reverses Trial Judge, Finds Cause And Awards Costs To Employer
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided that a private school had wrongfully dismissed a teacher who had committed academic fraud by submitting grades he knew to be inaccurate and then lied about it.
Canada
1 Sep 2016
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Below The Fold Is Below The Radar - Native Advertising Disclosure Must Be Clear, Conspicuous & Unavoidable
In this case, Warner hired an ad agency, Plaid Social (Plaid), to run their YouTube campaign which also required influencers to post on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Canada
22 Jul 2016
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Hardwood Humidity Headache: Ontario Divisional Court Imposes A Duty To Disclose On Product Retailers
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.
Canada
23 May 2016
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Regulating Risk: Keeping You Up-To-Date On Product Regulation
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.
Canada
23 May 2016
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One Step Back: Nova Scotia Retreats From Ontario's Progress On Waiver Of Tort
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...
Canada
23 May 2016
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Aggregate Damages 101: Ontario's First Class Action Aggregate Damages Award Gets Passing Grade From The Court Of Appeal
In its recent appeal decision in Ramdath v. George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided clarity on section 24 of Ontario's Class Proceedings Act.
Canada
23 May 2016
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