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Do you want fries or salad with that? Ontario passes act requiring labelling of calories on food and drink menus

Canada - May 28 2015 In an effort to curb obesity rates, the Ontario provincial government will be requiring food establishments in Ontario operating under the same name…

Jennifer McKenzie

Operators of popular online dating site, Plenty of Fish, agree to pay $48,000 for alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Canada - May 19 2015 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") investigated the online dating site, Plenty of Fish, following complaints…

Jennifer McKenzie

Rogers agrees to $5 million refund for charges resulting from misleading ads

Canada - May 1 2015 One of Canada's largest telcos, Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers"), has reached a settlement with the Commissioner of Competition ("Commissioner")…

Jennifer McKenzie

Health Canada allows a new health claim for protein-rich soy foods

Canada - March 20 2015 Health Canada has recently concluded that the scientific evidence exists to support a claim about soy protein and the lowering of blood cholesterol…

Jennifer McKenzie

Day of reckoning: first Notice of Violation for spam - $1.1 million CDN penalty

Canada - March 6 2015 On March 5, 2015, the CRTC, one of the Federal government agencies responsible for enforcing Canada's anti-spam law, "CASL", issued a Notice of…

Jennifer McKenzie