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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

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

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

Food labelling consultations in Canada a review of proposed changes

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 8 2014

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

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

Federal Court finds Health Canada liable to Apotex in tort damages

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 1 2014

Apotex Inc. (“Apotex”) had commenced an action for damages, including punitive damages, against Health Canada for its failure to issue a Notice of

Canada - keeping it clean: devices with display screens may now display labelling information electronically

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • December 1 2014

In early October, Industry Canada issued a notice stating that labelling information that was previously required to be physically marked on

Health Canada announces intention to permit gluten-free claims for specially produced oats and for foods containing “gluten-free oats”

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, Canada's Minister of Health announced her intention to issue a marketing authorization permitting certain gluten-free claims

New drug law in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 17 2014

With a tip of the cap to our old friend, Peter Pliszka, north of border: Earlier this month, the so-called Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act

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
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  • 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