News in Consumer Law
The new online consultation builds on the annual pre-budget consultations by giving Ontarians more opportunity to say how they would like to see public dollars spent.
The CRA gained the little-noticed new authority, which does not require a judicial warrant, through an amendment tucked into the government's most recent omnibus budget bill.
Sweeping new powers allow CSIS to use any undefined measure—other than the use of lethal force, perversion of justice, or "violating the sexual integrity" of an individual.
"Failure to think about the poor, let alone talk about them, impoverishes politics – it spins the discourse around what's in it for me, rather than what's in it for all of us."
U.S. companies "masquerade" as Canadian with .ca domain, says a foreign affairs expert. In fact, PayPal Canada is subject to U.S. laws.
A new service launching this month in Thunder Bay will provide a safe place to store legal identification papers for people who don't have stable housing.
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.