We are raising this issue now because many people have started their holiday shopping and buy goods online.
Can a consumer enter into a valid credit contract online under Quebec consumer law? Spoiler: The answer is yes.
Proposed regulations under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016(RRCEA) for recycling of electrical/electronic equipment and batteries have been posted to the Environmental Registry of Ontario.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Earlier this year, the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) released its Guide to Transparency for Consumers (CMA Guide), intended to help organizations provide consumers
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
February 12 is Canada's Agriculture Day and industry group Agriculture More Than Ever hosted its third annual national event this year in Ottawa to celebrate.
The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, Bill C-86 (Bill), was introduced in the House of Commons on October 29.
Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2. (Bill C-86) received second reading in the House of Commons on November 6, 2018.
Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 (Bill), was introduced in the House of Commons on October 29.
With the Cannabis Act set to legalize most forms of recreational cannabis in just a few short weeks, many consumers and businesses alike may require further clarity on the limited scope of legalization.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In Bernstein v. Peoples Trust Company, the Court transmitted "a salutary message… to Class Counsel that they should not over-plead their case and that they should make appropriate admissions or concessions."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.