News in Consumer Law
A recent judgment awarded $140,000 to a woman after her former boyfriend posted an intimate video of her on a porn site.
The Communications Security Establishment Commissioner says the information wasn't being properly protected in Canada before the sharing took place.
In a Canadian first, a judge has likened the posting of an intimate video over the Internet to a sexual assault and ordered an Ontario man to pay $100,000 and court costs to his former girlfriend.
Postal banking exists in just about every developed country and in many developing ones, and under just about any economic model, as this writer points out.
When: Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST
This webinar looks at the difference between nonprofit credit counselling agencies and for-profit debt settlement companies and explain how each works to help you repay your debts.
When: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST
Problems with door-to-door water heater sales and rentals have become such a big problem that Ontario now has special protections just for them.
When: Monday, February 1, 2016 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST
This webinar looks at cell phone and other wireless agreements in light of new rights and protections under the Ontario Wireless Services Act and the federal Wireless Code.
In the decision, Justice John Sproat lays out guidelines so that police may only obtain a minimal amount of information about cellphone users directly relevant to their investigation.
Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.
'Self-represented litigants are powerless' and that must change, law prof says - There is no consistently reported data on self-represented litigants in Canada's courts, although some provinces have started keeping numbers for individual court appearances. The numbers of self-represented litigants in criminal cases, though not as high, are still on the increase.