News in Consumer Law
Starting January 23, Canadians no longer have to give a 30-day notice to cancel or change their television, internet or landline telephone service, the CRTC says.
Quoted in this article, Graham Webb of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly says property with quiet, long-standing titles are more easily abused than those with recent or frequent title activity.
This month's On the Radar outlines some of the legal protections consumers have when they buy or lease a used vehicle from a registered dealer.
Canada's privacy watchdog is studying how advertisers watch people's behaviour online – and use that information to serve ads to them – after raising concerns about "privacy compliance" in the ad industry.
Legislation to be tabled when Parliament resumes later this month will provide national security agencies with explicit authority to obtain and share information that is now subject to privacy limits.
The complaints the Canadian Legal Information Institute fielded stem not from decisions posted on its own website, but on a site hosted in Romania that charges for quick removal of personal information.
Toronto is divided not only by income, but by access to formal banking - which impacts the financial and physical health of the city's poor.
Canipre, the Canadian anti-piracy firm, says it has collected several millions Canadian IP addresses that were allegedly involved in copyright infringement during the past 60 days.
The cabinet minister responsible for freedom of information says some federal data cannot be released to the public in electronic format because people might alter it and spread falsehoods.
Money Mart is suspending a gift-card-for-cash exchange offer, says Ontario's consumer minister, who is promising to look into the practice of reselling gift cards.