Ottawa Citizen wins fight for student grade records from Carleton University

Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner has ordered Carleton University to hand over 12 years of student grade records to the Ottawa Citizen.

Posted:
July 30, 2013
Article source:
Ottawa Citizen

Competition Tribunal throws out case against Visa, MasterCard

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.

Posted:
July 23, 2013
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

New rules on credit card merchant fees expected

Changes might see consumers facing surcharges if they pay with premium cards.

Posted:
July 23, 2013
Article source:
Toronto Star

Metadata: Separating fact from fiction

Collecting metadata can be more revealing than accessing the content of our communications, says Ann Cavoukian, Ontario's information and privacy commissioner.

Posted:
July 17, 2013
Article source:
Toronto Star

Competition watchdog goes after Leon’s, The Brick over ‘pay later’ plans

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.

Posted:
July 10, 2013
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Free Connect Legal Seminars: Legal Issues for Small Business

When: July 16th, 1pm
Where: Woodgreen Community Services
815 Danforth Ave, Suite 100

When: July 19th, 9:30am
Where: Toronto Employment and Social Services
100 Consilium Place, 10th Floor, Scarborough

Connect Legal is presenting Legal Issues for Small Business Seminars on July 16th in Toronto and July 19th in Scarborough.

Posted:
July 03, 2013
Article source:
Connect Legal

Register now for the 2013 OJEN Summer Law Institute, August 27-28

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.

Posted:
July 02, 2013
Article source:
OJEN-ROEJ Ontario Justice Education Network Réseau ontarien d'éducation juridique

La Chronique juridique - Été 2013

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.

Posted:
June 28, 2013
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

Oshawa mom falls victim to rental scam

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.

Posted:
June 27, 2013
Article source:
Toronto Sun

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Spring/Summer newsletter now available

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.

Posted:
June 17, 2013
Article source:
Advocacy Centre for The Elderly (ACE)