Consumer Protection

Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace. Consumer protection measures are often established by law. Such laws are intended to prevent businesses from engaging in fraud or specified unfair practices in order to gain an advantage over competitors or to mislead consumers. They may also provide additional protection for the general public which may be impacted by a product (or its production) even when they are not the direct purchaser or consumer of that product. For example, government regulations may require businesses to disclose detailed information …

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CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 18 March 2024 English

Data Disquiet: Concerns about the Governance of Data for Generative AI 1 companies that control the use and reuse of much of is comprised of data sets created, collected or …

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PI: Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development · 13 March 2024 English

We respectfully acknowledge the space our organization is headquartered in as the traditional and ancestral territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy, comprised of the bands Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Îyârhe …

Natural monopolies must often be regulated for consumer protection and continued market efficiency. North American


CWF: Canada West Foundation · 11 March 2024 English

In the case of ag equipment, breaking digital locks to manufacture parts that can work with combines and tractors is a benefit for the end-user as it provides In the …

spotlight on provincial legislators and Consumer Protection and Sale of Goods legislation. One call for prescriptive versions of Sale of Goods and Consumer Protection legislation tailored specifically for agricultural


CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 7 March 2024 English

Headquartered understanding of the socio-economic and technological in Waterloo, Canada, CIGI has received support impacts of digitalization and improve the quality and from the Government of Canada, the Government relevance …

civil society organizations dealing with consumer protection, human rights and civil liberties. Desired


CSPI: Centre for Science in the Public Interest · 5 March 2024 English

But the bulk of the responsibility falls on the FDA, which regulates the safety of flavors in all packaged foods and beverages and the labeling of flavors in all other …

offer better transparency, accuracy, and consumer protection than the FDA’s in a few additional ways.


CSPI: Centre for Science in the Public Interest · 26 February 2024

life-and-death matter for some consumers and is the reason why the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FAL. [...] The extent of this labeling gap is documented by a 2023 study16 in

reason why the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA) requires allergen labeling


C.D. Howe Institute · 16 February 2024 English

That’s the government’s estimate of the cost of the market failure it claims to have identified. [...] Four million seems high to me, but it’s a fair assumption the number …

lessening the need for price regulation. On consumer protection, it could do more to ensure that loan terms predatory lenders and improving competition and consumer protection. What the government really shouldn’t do


BCLI: British Columbia Law Institute · 8 February 2024 English

He had clerked for the BC Court of Appeal and the Chief Justice of Canada, and he had formerly taught statutory interpretation at the law schools at the Universities of …

with plaintiff-side actions in the areas of consumer protection, tort law, anti- trust, and competition law


BC Housing · 8 February 2024 English

construction and 2 Registered new homes includes: single detached and multi-unit increase consumer protection for buyers of new homes in homes enrolled in home warranty insurance, single detached homes

single detached and multi-unit increase consumer protection for buyers of new homes in homes enrolled


BCLI: British Columbia Law Institute · 8 February 2024 English

The Institute gratefully acknowledges the support of the Law Foundation and the Ministry for its work. [...] 18 Should the definition of “donor” in part 3 of the Family Law …

with plaintiff-side actions in the areas of consumer protection, tort law, antitrust, and competition law


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