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‘Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act’ receives Royal Assent

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2014

In recent years Health Canada has been expanding its legislative and regulatory powers in respect of consumer safety on a number of fronts. In

Proposed menu labelling law healthier choices for consumers, no choice for food chains

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On November 24, 2014, the Ontario government introduced Bill 45, the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 (the Act). This follows Bill 162, the Making

Class actions and consumer product settlements: the proof is in (the receipt for) the pudding

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Consumers don’t keep their receipts. This poses a unique challenge in consumer product class actions, especially when parties seek the Court’s

B.C. Court denies certification of vitaminwater class action

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2014

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently denied certification of a proposed class action regarding the labelling and marketing of vitaminwater

Class actions and consumer product settlements: the proof is in (receipt for) the pudding

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Consumers don't keep their receipts. This poses a unique challenge in consumer product class actions, especially when parties seek the Court's

New e-labelling rules for technology devices

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Effective October 3, 2014, Industry Canada revised labelling requirements for devices required to be certified or registered which have an integral

Important developments to Canada’s food safety system

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

The Safe Foods for Canadian Act (the Act), which received Royal Assent in November 2012, set the stage for important changes to Canada's food safety

Five drivers of litigation and steps to minimize the risk

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The things we eat and drink can harm us as well as help us, a simple fact that has long made the food and beverage products industry a target for

Food labelling class actions: the “all natural” battle rages on

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The recent deluge of "all natural" class actions, about which we wrote in a previous post, continues to plague food and beverage manufacturers south

Court rejects class action settlement as substantively unfair

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

As we have commented previously, substantive fairness is key in class action settlements. Two recent decisions by Justice Perell highlight the