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Archive for February, 2014


Rogers fined $500,000 for not testing claim about dropped calls

We first reported in August 2013 that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that Rogers’ advertising claims that customers of its Chatr brand experienced fewer dropped calls than customers ... [more] Full article

Panasonic fined $4.7 million

Panasonic Corporation was fined $4.7 million after pleading guilty to rigging bids for certain types of switches and sensors supplied to Toyota for various cars, the Competition Bureau announced today. ... [more] Full article

“Green” Light for Class Actions? Court of Appeal Overturns Sharma v. Timminco

Securities class actions have come full circle. Two years ago, a “thunderbolt” decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal barred class actions for secondary market misrepresentation under the Ontario Securities Act unless the plaintiffs won the ... [more] Full article

Online Job Scammer in the Slammer

An online job scammer will have new job opportunities as a prison inmate after being sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Matthew Hovila, of Edmonton, Alberta, was sentenced to 15 ... [more] Full article