News in Consumer Law
Long-Term Energy Plan a positive move, but affordable energy rate program needed to protect the vulnerable
The Low-Income Energy Network has been advocating for a permanent, province-wide low-income electricity rate assistance program since 2006.
Cellphone customers get caps on their excess data and roaming fees and other new rights, under the CRTC's new Wireless Code of Conduct.
The federal government is seeking a firm that "continuously monitors social media content on a daily basis in near real time and (can) provide web-based, online media metrics and reporting capabilities."
Topics in the Winter 2013 issue of La Chronique juridique include (in French only), changes to Ontario social assistance programs, have you been fired or laid off?, email and internet scams, and credit repairers.
Two articles discuss, first, the Canadian privacy commissioner's concerns about the cybercrime bill, and second, the government's response to objections to the bill.
A Toronto woman was shocked after she was denied entry into the U.S. because she had been hospitalized for clinical depression.
Starting July 1, Canadian banks must look for markers that identify any accounts belonging to Americans.
Living in Retirement: a new FCAC resource to help Canada's seniors understand and manage the financial realities of retirement
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has developed Living in retirement, a free guide that covers a variety of financial matters that many seniors will face.
Ontario is looking to clamp down on tax-dodging corporations, reform its system of credits, and drag the black market into the light of day – all in a bid to raise more revenue.
Topics in the October 2013 issue include immigration law update: dependent children, migrant workers, and poverty reduction submission to the provincial government.