Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various Not-Ready-To Eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) issued a reminder to Lawful Permanent Residents (“LPRs”) of the United States regarding new guidance for travelling to Canada by air. The Electronic Travel Authorization (“eTA”) is a new Canadian entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air, which went into effect on March 15, 2016.
The Québec Court of Appeal recently granted leave to appeal from Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales c. Cliche, 2016 QCCS 1288. To our knowledge, it is the first time the Court of Appeal agrees to rule on the scope of the Québec Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Act (“LTEA”).
British Columbia (Police Complaint Commissioner) V the Abbotsford Police Department: Determining Whether an Appeal is Civil or Criminal in Nature
The British Columbia Court of Appeal in British Columbia (Police Complaint Commissioner) v The Abbotsford Police Department, quashed an appeal of an order that directed sealed materials relating to confidential informants be returned back to police departments.
After losing the battle in court over the requirement that businesses must add French language to English trade-marks displayed on signage outside their stores, the Québec government announced its intention in June 2015 to make modifications to Québec’s Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business (“Regulation”).
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its provisional decision on remedies following its retail banking market investigation.
The Federal Court of Appeal recently clarified the applicable test for challenging a trade-mark that is clearly descriptive of a good’s place of origin, pursuant to s. 12(1)(b) of the Trade-marks Act, RSC 1985, c. T-13 (the “Act”).
NEXUS pass holders sometimes run into difficulties when they return to Canada after a trip abroad.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the U.S. agency tasked with issuing anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, recently finalized long-pending regulations that would require that banking organizations, securities broker-dealers, mutual funds, futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities (“covered financial institutions”) identify the beneficial owners of their legal entity customers.
On April 20, 2016, the Canadian Payments Association (the “CPA”) released a consultation paper “Developing a vision for the Canadian payment ecosystem” (the “Consultation Paper”), outlining its planned vision for the proposed modernization of the Canadian payments system.