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"Buy Now; Pay Later": Leon's Furniture Ordered To Pay Moral And Punitive Damages
In a decision on the merits in the course of a class action, rendered on July 31, 2017 (PDF), Justice Marc-André Blanchard of the Superior Court ordered Leon's Furniture ("Leon's") to pay $162,918 in compensatory damages, ...
Canada
5 Sep 2017
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Finance Releases Second Consultation On Federal Financial Sector Framework
On August 11, 2017, the Department of Finance Canada issued a second consultation document requesting input on the Federal financial sector.
Canada
21 Aug 2017
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Doing Business In Québec - A Guide For Retailers
The particularities of Québec are often complex and can vary depending on the nature of your activities and your situation, whether it involves language requirements, labour standards or...
Canada
14 Jul 2017
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Faire Affaire Au Québec - Un Guide À L'attention Des Détaillants
Qu'il s'agisse entre autres d'exigences relatives à la langue, aux normes du travail ou aux taxes applicables, pour ne nommer que quelques exemples...
Canada
13 Jul 2017
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E-Commerce And Consumer Protection: Québec’s Approach To Online Shopping
In the era of e-commerce and cross-border trade, the applicability of manufacturer and distributor warranties is taking on renewed importance in light of private international laws contained in the Civil Code of Québec ("C.C.Q.") and the Consumer Protection Act ("C.P.A").
Canada
30 Jun 2012
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Merchants Beware: The End Of Online Ticket Resellers In Quebec?
On October 20, 2011, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 25, prohibiting merchants from selling tickets at a price above that announced by the authorized vendor.
Canada
14 May 2012
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"Richard v. Time Inc.": The "Credulous And Inexperienced" Consumer Is Reborn
On February 12, 2012, in a long-awaited ruling on Quebec consumer law, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified several questions that have been the subject of doctrinal and jurisprudential debate.
Canada
14 Mar 2012
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Québec Court Of Appeal Authorizes Price-Fixing Class Action
On November 16, 2011, the Québec Court of Appeal authorized the institution of a class action on behalf of persons who allegedly suffered damages due to allegations of conspiracy to fix the prices of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in "Option consommateurs v. Infineon Technologies AG et al".
Canada
23 Nov 2011
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Bill 24's Amendments To The Consumer Protection Act: Significant Impacts For Concerned Financial Institutions
On June 8, 2011, the Government of Québec tabled Bill 24, the Act mainly to combat consumer debt overload and modernize consumer credit rules ("Bill 24").
Canada
20 Jul 2011
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Letting the Punishment Fit The Crime: Proposed Product Recall Legislation Contemplates Stiff Penalties
While the proposed Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (Bill C-52) and the corresponding amendments to the Food and Drugs Act do not provide for the extraction of teeth by non-qualified health practitioners, presumably without the benefit of an anaesthetic, Canadian businesses, including their officers, directors, agents and "mandataries", will risk penalties that are potentially equally as painful to their pocketbooks if they fail to comply with the new consumer product safety regime when implem
Canada
7 Aug 2008
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Caveat Venditor - Let The Seller Beware - Proposed Consumer Product Safety Legislation Casts A Wide Net
When the Prime Minister, during a pre-Christmas visit to a Salvation Army toy depot, announced the Canada Consumer Product Safety Action Plan, a lot of people would have assumed that the government’s Plan was directed at the safety of consumer products such as toys. And, given the rash of toy recalls for lead paint content that had occurred during 2007, they’d have been right. But the government’s Plan is so much more than that as evidenced by Bill C-52 which was introduced in April, 2007.
Canada
29 May 2008
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Update On Proposed Mandatory Product Recall Law
Legislation to enact the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and complementary amendments to the Food and Drugs Act, two key components of Canada’s new Food and Consumer Product Safety Action Plan, was tabled in the House of Commons earlier this month.
Canada
6 May 2008
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