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Product Liability For Latent Defects And Proof Of Loss Of Profit In The Absence Of Audited Financial Statements
In August 2008, American Brands issued a purchase order to Capmatic for the Equipment.
31 Jul 2019
Doing Business In Canada 2019 - Information And Communications Technology
The central component of e-commerce legislation across Canada is the issue of functional equivalency.
8 Jul 2019
Hydro-Québec c. Bell Canada: Spoliation Of Evidence Results In The Dismissal Of A Claim For The First Time In Québec
The facts giving rise to this claim stem from a simple utility pole, belonging to Bell Canada, to which transmission lines were attached.
16 Apr 2019
A Closer Look: Fasken Experts Take A Deep Dive Into The Federal Fall Economic Statement
With less than a year to go before the next federal election, much has been made of the politics of the Finance Minister's Fall Economic Statement.
14 Jan 2019
"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, ...
5 Sep 2017
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.
21 Aug 2017
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...
14 Jul 2017
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...
13 Jul 2017
Ontario Court Of Appeal Confirms Corporate Sponsors Owed No Duty To Injured Sports Participant
On April 5, 2013 the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a Motion Court decision that had dismissed a lawsuit against Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers"), Umbro Inc. ("Umbro") and Bank of Montreal ("BMO") for disclosing no cause of action.
24 Apr 2013
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").
30 Jun 2012
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.
14 May 2012
Conflict Mineral Reporting - A Hidden Gem Of The Dodd-Frank Act
Regulations giving effect to section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, an act passed by Congress predominantly to increase transparency of financial institutions, are currently being finalized by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
10 May 2012
"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.
14 Mar 2012
What’s In A Name?
In December 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that at least one serious injury occurred when a topical wart remover, Durasal (salicylic acid 26%), was dispensed to a patient following eye surgery instead of a topical corticosteroid, Durezol.
28 Feb 2012
Ontario Minister Of Health Notifies Of Intention To Appoint Supervisor To The College Of Denturists
On December 8, 2011, the Honourable Deb Matthews, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (the "Minister") wrote to the President of the College of Denturists of Ontario (the "CDO") notifying him of her intention to recommend to the Lieutenant Governor in Council that a College supervisor be appointed for the CDO.
19 Jan 2012
New Teachers Act Aiming To Restore Public Confidence
On November 14, 2011, Bill 12, the new Teachers Act (the "TA") received Royal Assent. Introduced in the BC Legislature on October 26, 2011, the TA passed through the parliamentary debates in only six days.
12 Dec 2011
FIPPA And Ontario Hospitals: Issues For Shared Service Entities
This bulletin follows our previous bulletin FIPPA and Ontario Hospitals: Maximizing the Records Inventory in which we discussed the need for hospitals to conduct an inventory of hospital records to support Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FIPPA") compliance.
1 Dec 2011
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".
23 Nov 2011
An Eyesore No More – Proposed Legislation To Classify Cosmetic Contact Lenses As Class II Medical Devices
On October 3, Bill C-313, An Act to Amend the Food and Drugs Act (Non-Corrective Cosmetic Contact Lenses) was introduced in Parliament.
31 Oct 2011
Ontario Provincial Election 2011 - Comparison Of Party Platforms
The Ontario general election will be held on October 6, 2011 and each of the three main provincial parties have now released their election platforms.
27 Sep 2011
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