News in Consumer Law
The Ontario government plans to stop the aggressive practices used to sell contracts for home heating equipment at the door.
Although there are no records of Canadian publishers taking legal action against students illicitly accessing their textbooks, experts believe it could be a possibility in the future.
A bill that passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature last week aims to "protect vulnerable, indebted consumers against the abusive practices of some companies offering debt settlement services."
A telephone scam that claims to be connected to Shoppers Drug Mart is sweeping the nation with people in Ontario and in New Brunswick worried about the security of their personal information.
This writer says the time has come for a national dialogue about online surveillance in Canada, and invites readers to participate at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority.
Canadian consumers continued to increase their debt burdens, but consumers 65 and older had the greatest increase since last year, according to Equifax.
An Ontario Photo Card is a wallet sized card that provides government-issued identification to Ontarians who do not have a driver's licence, making it easier for them to do things that require official identification.
The reason insurers don't cover floods is because they cannot sell this protection at an affordable price.
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.