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Competition Bureau adopts new environmental claims guide

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 21 2008

Amid increased consumer demand for clear information about environmental products and a proliferation of environmental claims by advertisers and industry, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) teamed up to produce Environmental Claims: A Guide for Industry and Advertisers (the Guide

Canada’s new guidelines for claiming consumer products are eco-friendly

  • Torys LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 23 2008

The environment is on the minds of consumers these days

CRTC announces new regulatory frameworks for BDUs and discretionary programming services

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 30 2008

On October 30, 2008 at 4 p.m., the Commission issued its much-anticipated new regulatory frameworks governing broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs) and pay and specialty television services, and also addressed certain issues that impact over-the-air (OTA) television stations

Regulated businesses and the financial crisis

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 1 2008

All businesses and their shareholders and financiers are facing challenges these days during what is now often referred to as the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s

New policies for Canadian television

  • Torys LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2008

On October 30, 2008, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced new policies “to prepare the Canadian broadcasting industry for the transition to a fully digital environment.”

Canadian media comments on U.S. election

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 7 2008

On November 4, voters in the United States made history by electing Barack Obama to become their 44th President

Appeal underway in travel industry misleading advertising case

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 19 2008

The parties in Maritime Travel Inc. v. Go Travel Direct.com Inc., a misleading advertising private action decided earlier this year, have recently filed their initial appeal and cross-appeal submissions

Court grants certification to disgruntled movie renters

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 19 2008

In a somewhat surprising decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently certified a class action against Rogers Cable in respect of two movie channels that were unavailable to subscribers for short periods in mid-2006 (according to the evidence, this occurred at off-peak hours for maintenance reasons

SCC to hear dispute over broadcasting licence fees

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 11 2009

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a challenge by certain broadcasters, satellite operators and cable companies to Section 11 of the Broadcasting Licence Fee Regulations, 1997

Linking to defamatory comments does not constitute publication

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 11 2009

The B.C. Supreme Court recently ruled that merely hyperlinking to defamatory material, without repeating the comments itself, does not amount to publication