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Back of the Napkin – Canada’s new Minister of Citizens’ Services starts without a mandate letter, but with a growing list of possible responsibilities to improve service delivery.
Energy Drink Recalls Target Importers, Warn Consumers – The recall of nearly 30 different energy drinks shows that illegal importation is rampant, and so consumer protection relies on consumers themselves.
131 Different Directions – Very few of the 131 submissions made consumer issues central to their view on how Canada’s competition policy can be improved.
Two Key Reversals Favouring Right-To-Repair – Two major turnarounds in the United States add momentum to the Right-to-Repair movement. Plus, a new initiative targets false five-star reviews.
Aubry New Chair of Payments Council – Payments Canada has a new chair of its Stakeholder Advisory Committee, as Daniela Aubry succeeds Brent Mizzen.
How Administrative Authorities Can Increase Consumer Confidence – A new Consumers Council of Canada research report identifies how industry capture is still an issue, and improved consumer input and government oversight can boost consumer confidence in the operations of administrative authorities.
SCC Leads New AI Initiative – The Standards Council of Canada is beginning to work on standardization in artificial intelligence and data governance.
Final Whistle for Athlete Gambling Endorsements – It will soon be ‘game over’ in Ontario for online gaming ads that feature athletes, which dominated broadcasts during hockey playoffs.
Changes to Toy Regulations – Health Canada is looking for feedback on a number of toy safety issues to update its regulations. Plus BC targets systemic racism, and Manitoba defines financial planner.
And much more.