News in Consumer Law
In the absence of action by federal regulators, the provinces, now including Ontario, are providing some relief for consumers from gouging by cell phone companies.
The Ontario government plans to bring in a cellphone protection plan for consumers that would allow them to cancel their contracts at any time, with a limit on the penalty.
April 16: Register now for CLEO's webinar - Fighting Telephone Trickery using Consumer Protection Laws
Date Monday, April 16, 2012
Time 12 p.m. ET
This webinar looks at telephone scams and other consumer problems with phones.
The Nova Scotia CAP Association has launched a website, www.savecap.ca to save the Community Access Program (CAP) that ensures all Canadians have equal access to the Internet and technology and have the skills to use it.
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An employment law blogger believes that asking a job applicant for their Facebook password is a clear violation of the Ontario Human Rights Code, and unlawful.
The Winter 2012 edition of the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario newsletter is now available and includes articles on the criminalization of HIV, Ontario Court of Appeal Privacy Law decision, Trillium Drug Program and private insurance, and immigration law update.
Date April 13, 2012
Time 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where St. Clair College Centre for the Arts, 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor
Contact Danette Dutot
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) presents a free workshop that will provide participants with information on energy assistance and conservation/efficiency programs in Ontario.
The McGuinty government is extending for one year a cap of five per cent on overall tuition fee increases at its colleges and universities.