News in Consumer Law
Date Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6-7, 2012
Contact Karolina Perraud, Program Coordinator
Phone 416-665-2828, ext. 234
SEDI is providing financial literacy facilitator training to community based agencies/shelters that work with homeless individuals or those at risk of becoming homeless.
The CRTC has announced it will hold public consultations to determine what terms and conditions the code should contain and how it should be enforced.
The Harper government plans a pilot project early next year to allow ordinary citizens and others to request internal documents under the Access to Information Act via the Internet.
Date Saturday, October 13, 2012
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place ING Direct Café at Yonge and Shuter Streets
Contact Darlene Shura, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (905) 727‐7737 or Doug Lincoln, Lincoln@cogeco.ca, phone (905) 466‐1896
On International Plain Language Day, there will be a special event in Toronto for anyone who has ever received a bill that is hard to read or information they can't understand.
The case raised the question of whether the vulnerability of minors warrants special protection in what would otherwise be an open civil court proceeding.
An email to members of the gay community from the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has revealed the lack of laws governing what personal information Canadian political parties can keep and exploit.
According to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, some information users give on websites is being passed around – and in ways some users have not agreed to.
Date Monday, October 1 - Friday, October 5, 2012
Place Ryerson Campus
A week of events, speakers, exhibits, and cultural events to "transform Ryerson into a hub of social justice and solidarity in Toronto."
The Ontario Court of Appeal is considering whether police can search a suspect's cellphone upon arrest without a warrant.
This is a quick summary of what the Supreme Court's copyright rulings appear to mean for the average consumer and student.