According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s recent publication, ".com Disclosures, How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising", consumer protection laws apply equally to all forms of media and devices.
On March 26, 2013, Ontario’s public elementary teachers were advised by their own union to restore extra-curricular activities in time for the spring sports season, Grade 8 graduation trips and end-of-year field trips.
On December 4, 2013, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled in Québec (Procureur général) c. Loyola High School, that Loyola High School, a private Catholic high school in Montreal, was required to teach a secular Ethics and Religious Culture Course (the "Course").
On April 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified a product liability class action in respect of pharmaceutical products manufactured by Bayer Inc.
On April 17, 2012, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (the "OSSTF") filed an unfair labour practice complaint against the Crown in Right of Ontario.
On April 16, 2013, Health Canada released a public consultation proposal to amend the Playpens Regulations ("Regulations") under the Canada Consumer Product Safety.
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Health Canada is updating its Guidance on Mandatory Incident Reporting under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act - Section 14 Duties in the Event of an Incident and is launching a consultation on the proposed changes.
As part of its 2013 Budget tabled in Parliament yesterday, the federal government has indicated its intention to develop a "comprehensive financial consumer code."
On February 27, 2013, the government of Quebec introduced the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Consumer Protection Act (proposed regulation.)
In the recent decision of Los Angeles Salad Co. v. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 2013 BCCA 34, the British Columbia Court of Appeal addressed the issue of liability — or lack thereof — on the part of a Canadian government regulator for damages arising out of negligent performance of its duties where the performance of those duties led to a recall of the plaintiff’s product.
Mr. Justice Belobaba’s recent decision in the rare common issues trial of Ramdath v. The George Brown College, 2010 ONSC 2019 should make Ontario university and college administrators consider their words very carefully in course descriptions and other communications.
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently denied leave to appeal in the case of Koubi v. Mazda Canada Inc., et al. 2012 BCCA 310, a proposed class proceeding relating to defective door lock mechanisms in Mazda3 vehicles.
A discussion on consumer debt and the debt settlement industry.
An increasing number of teachers are being criminally charged with assault in Alberta.
The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Szilvasy v. Reliance Home Comfort 2012 ONCA 821 will prove to be a watershed decision in relation to subrogation recovery claims involving hot water tank leaks.
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and MySpace have become a prevalent source of entertainment and social interaction for Canadians.
The nature of cyberbullying is such that its scope of influence and potential for damage are significant.
In a decision rendered on November 9, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously held that a district school board’s decision to terminate a program that provided intensive services and individualized assistance to students with severe learning disabilities discriminated against one of its dyslexic students.
Schools monitor employee use of work-issued computers for a variety of reasons: protecting confidential information, preventing improper use of equipment and software, investigating complaints of discrimination and/or harassment, and establishing just cause.