News in Consumer Law
The province's new tuition rebate does not apply to students who have been out of high school for more than four years.
The NEW 30% Off Ontario Tuition is a new grant for full-time undergraduate university and college students. You need to apply by March 31, 2012, to be eligible for the January 2012 semester payment of the new grant.
When: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30pm
Where: LIFE*SPIN 866 Dundas Street, London, Ontario
Life*Spin is holding a public legal education workshop on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 from 1:30pm until 4:30pm in London, Ontario.
The federal government announced Friday it will bring in new regulations requiring all Canadian airlines to include clearly what the passenger will pay.
February 13: Register now for CLEO's webinar, Surviving Home Renovations with the Consumer Protection Act
Date February 13, 2012
Time 12 p.m.
This interactive webinar looks looks at the rights of the consumer who is renovating a house, and how the Consumer Protection Act and the Construction Lien Act protect the owner when contracting for renovations.
Topics in the Winter 2011 issue of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include reimbursement of the hydro deposit, Canada Learning Bond, and health benefits when you go off ODSP.
In advance of the formal announcement by Canada and the U.S. of the Beyond the Border Action Plan for the North American security perimeter, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Privacy International UK, and the American Civil Liberties Union release 12 "Core Legal Principles" the three organizations believe must be adhered to by both countries.
Topics in the ACE Fall/Winter 2011 newsletter include a court case about when to withdraw a patient from life support, reprisals against whistle-blowers, CPP and OAS issues, and consent to sexual activity.
Under pressure from hundreds of thousands of Canadians, the government has told the CRTC to reconsider its ruling to allow big telecom giants to force their small competitors to adopt metered billing.
The new copyright legislation -- the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11) -- has some commendable parts, some questionable ones, and some that are "just dumb," in this author's opinion.