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Sweating the small stuff: Canada's emerging regulatory approach to nanomaterials

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 29 2014

How do you regulate something so small that 100 million of its particles can fit on the head of pin? Canada's approach has been to regulate

Another refreshing decision: certification denied in B.C. vitaminwater class action

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 29 2014

Earlier this month, the British Columbia Supreme Court released its judgment in Clark v. Energy Brands Inc. and refused to certify a

Bill C-17 (Vanessa’s Law) receives third reading

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 24 2014

Bill C-17, An Act to Amend the Foods and Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) has proceeded through the committee process without amendment and was read for a

Alberta judge won't strike out meat producer's third-party claim against CFIA

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 24 2014

In this recent summary judgment ruling, Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench in Harrison v. XL Foods Inc. permitted meat processor XL Foods Inc. (the

Coming soon to Canadian medical device manufacturers? "Failure to train" cases south of the border

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 21 2014

Medical device manufacturers (“MDMs”) often have to defend against novel theories of liability put forward by plaintiff counsel. The most recent

Medical device regulation in cyberspace

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 16 2014

When designing any electronic tool, whether it be a smart phone or a game console, it is always important for the manufacturer to strike a balance

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

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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

Health Canada proposes additional food additive uses

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 23 2014

Health Canada recently published a proposal to extend Canada's Lists of Permitted Food Additives to permit the use of tripotassium phosphate