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The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act are you complying?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 31 2011

With the implementation of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) in June of this year, those who are involved in the distribution chain of consumer products must meet new specified obligations.


Natural Health Products Directorate proposes changes to the site licensing model, GMP standards and product licence applications
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 31 2011

The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is seeking input regarding proposed changes to the Natural Health Product Regulations, the current site licensing model, the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards, and the information required for a natural health product (NHP) licence application.


Automotive industry beware of pricing requirements in Québec!
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 13 2011

Early this year, the Office de la protection du consommateur made clear its intention to review automotive advertisements in Québec in order to ensure compliance with the Consumer Protection Act and its Regulations.


Europe wants Canada to update patent laws
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, European Union
  • March 15 2011

Canada is currently negotiating a comprehensive economic trade agreement with the European Union to increase the volume of trade and business occurring between Canada and Europe.


New Canadian consumer products legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 9 2011

New consumer products legislation in Canada will have an impact on many franchise systems doing business in Canada.


A licensing regime for food importers?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 14 2011

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is considering adopting a licensing regime that would apply to all importers of food products or food ingredients in the non-federally registered sector (NFRS).


Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 7 2011

The Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations were registered on September 23, 2010.


Creation of a certification program for products with recycled content
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 7 2011

In an effort against green washing, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks has asked the Bureau de normalization du Québec ("BNQ") to develop a certification program anticipated to become effective at the beginning of 2012.


Health Canada considers changes to precautionary labelling of priority allergens
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 9 2010

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are considering four potential policy options to update their position on precautionary labelling of priority allergens.


New guidelines for “Made in Canada” and “Product of Canada” claims
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 9 2010

The Competition Bureau has published its new Enforcement Guidelines Relating to "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" Claims.