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Health Canada publishes guide to the classification of cribs, cradles and bassinets

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 22 2015

Health Canada has published its guide to the classification of cribs, cradles and bassinets that are manufactured, imported, advertised or sold in

A look back at 2014 trends in product liability class proceedings

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 13 2015

This past year, claims against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers were on the rise, while claims against retailers for credit card and

Avian flu found in birds on eight farms in British Columbia; seven countries ban imports

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 22 2014

In early December 2014, an outbreak of H5N2 strain of avian influenza was found in BC. To date, eight chicken and turkey farms have been affected

Avian flu found in birds on eight farms in British Columbia; seven countries ban imports

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 19 2014

In early December 2014, an outbreak of H5N2 strain of avian influenza was found in BC. To date, eight chicken and turkey farms have been affected

‘Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act’ receives Royal Assent

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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

Food labelling consultations in Canada a review of proposed changes

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 8 2014

For many years, significant changes to Canadian food labelling requirements have been discussed. The discussion has centered on streamlining food

A shattering decision: Ontario Court of Appeal affirms deference to civil jury’s award

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 8 2014

A jury trial? No thank you. The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Stilwell v. World Kitchen Inc.1 is a good example of why product liability

Health Canada provides insight on the protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Bill C-17)

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 8 2014

As previously reported, the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act received royal assent on November 6, 2014, and became law in Canada. The

What comes down the pipe: knowledge of a product's purpose founds basis of liability against manufacturer and distributor

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 6 2014

In a recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Gordon. J considered a product liability action against both a distributor and