Ontario Bill to Regulate Alternative Financial Services, Ban Certain Door-to-Door Sales, and License Home Inspectors

Originally published on http://www.casselsbrock.com Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Bill 59), passed first reading on November 3, 2016. Bill 59 includes changes to the Consumer Protection Act (Ontario) (the Consumer Protection Act), the Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act (the CDSSA) and the Payday Loans Act (the Payday Loans Act) and expands the regulation-making … Continue reading Ontario Bill to Regulate Alternative Financial Services, Ban Certain Door-to-Door Sales, and License Home Inspectors

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Bank Act Amendments – New Consumer Protection Framework

Originally published on http://www.casselsbrock.com On October 25, 2016, Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 (the Bill) received first reading in the House of Commons. The Bill proposes amendments to the Bank Act (Canada) (the Amendments) creating a new Part XII.2, Dealings with Customers and Public, which consolidates the existing consumer protection provisions, streamlines … Continue reading Bank Act Amendments – New Consumer Protection Framework