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Ontario Government Eliminates Double Reporting For Consumer Electrical Products
After two years of regulatory overlap and double reporting to both provincial and federal regulatory bodies, the Ontario government has addressed industry concerns and eliminated the need to report safety incidents involving consumer electrical products to the Electrical Safety Authority (the "ESA") under the Electricity Act, 1998.
Canada
14 Nov 2013
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Let’s Talk Product Liability Claims
A product liability claim is based upon a product causing damages for failing to perform as it should.
Canada
24 Sep 2013
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Important Changes Coming To Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Food Inspection System
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency ("CFIA") has announced sweeping changes to the Canadian food inspection model.
Canada
23 Aug 2012
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"Zipping" Liability In The Bud: Zip-Line Waiver Withstands Court's Scrutiny
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently upheld a lower court decision that two customers who signed waivers before embarking on a Zip-Trekking outing were prevented from suing Cougar Mountain Adventures Ltd.
Canada
19 Jun 2012
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A New Regulatory Regime For Consumer Product Safety In Canada
On January 29, 2009, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-6, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (the “Act”). This follows the introduction of Bill C-52 relating to the same Act in April 2008.
Canada
8 Apr 2009
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Hemp Or Hype – The Rules On Textile Labelling In Canada
In the world of marketing, companies are constantly trying to improve their products to differentiate them from the competition. One popular development is to emphasize a product’s environmental attributes, organic qualities or health effects.
Canada
22 Nov 2007
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Mining Company Barred from Staking Its Claim in an Ontario Court
Where Litigants Look for Justice will Depend on What Sort of Justice they Seek In a recent ruling, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the decision of a motion’s judge to stay an action commenced in Ontario on the basis that there was no real and substantial connection between the relief claimed by the plaintiffs and the jurisdiction of the Ontario Court.
Canada
29 Aug 2006
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OSFI Releases New Guideline for Federally Regulated Financial Institutions that Outsource Business Functions
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") recently released for comment a draft of a new Guideline B-10 – Outsourcing of Business Functions. The new Guideline will apply to federally regulated financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies, subsidiaries and parent companies of such institutions, and foreign financial institution branches, as well as bank holding companies (collectively, for the purposes of this bulletin, "FRFIs")
Canada
4 Feb 2004
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