News in Consumer Law
Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner has ordered Carleton University to hand over 12 years of student grade records to the Ottawa Citizen.
The ruling is a setback for retailers who wanted to pass on transaction fees imposed by the credit card companies and their card providers, often Canadian banks, to customers.
Changes might see consumers facing surcharges if they pay with premium cards.
Collecting metadata can be more revealing than accessing the content of our communications, says Ann Cavoukian, Ontario's information and privacy commissioner.
The Competition Bureau is accusing two of Canada’s largest discount furniture chains of deceptive marketing with their well-known “buy now, pay later” promotions.
Connect Legal is presenting Legal Issues for Small Business Seminars on July 16th in Toronto and July 19th in Scarborough.
Dates August 27, 28
Place Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street. West, Toronto
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hosting the 2013 Summer Law Institute (SLI), a two-day professional development conference for secondary school teachers.
Topics in the Summer 2013 issue of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include door-to-door sales, and Q&A on rental housing, home care, and social assistance.
A single mother of three children, the eldest of whom suffers from Asperger's syndrome, is on the verge of homelessness after nearly falling victim to a Nigerian rent scam.
Topics in the Spring/Summer issue of ACE's newsletter include privacy Issues in Long-Term Care, complaints in retirement homes, and changes to the Interim Federal Health Program and the effects on refugee claimants.