New rules in Ontario requiring all-in price advertising for travel services

Effective¬†January 1, 2017, travel advertisements in Ontario must be inclusive of all taxes, levies, fees and other charges, when advertising travel services. This requirement applies to any advertisement made by a registered travel agent or wholesaler that refers to the price of travel services, including any online, radio, television or print advertising. The last review … Continue reading New rules in Ontario requiring all-in price advertising for travel services

Ontario to regulate reward points/loyalty programs

Bill 47, Protecting Rewards Points Act (Consumer Protection Amendment), 2016, (the "Bill")¬†has passed third reading in the Ontario Legislative Assembly. The Bill impacts providers of reward/loyalty programs. The Bill prohibits, in prescribed circumstances, the expiry of reward points. Highlights: Definition of consumer agreement. The definition of consumer agreement is amended to include agreements that provide … Continue reading Ontario to regulate reward points/loyalty programs