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Plan for the Ban: Canada’s Draft Notice for Federal Plastics Registry Provides Additional Insights on Reporting Requirements

Jan 16, 2024

This bulletin discusses who and what will be required to be reported under the Federal Plastics Registry based on the Notice of Intent.


Jumpstarting Zero-Emission Vehicle Adoption in Canada – Federal Government Publishes Final Regulations To Reach 100% ZEVs By 2035

Jan 9, 2024

Federal Government officially publishes regulations that will require 100% of new passenger cars and light trucks sold from 2035 to be zero emission vehicles.


Class Actions May Now Be Easier to Defeat in Ontario

Dec 4, 2023

It is now clear: the revised preferability analysis under the amended Class Proceedings Act is a strict, more onerous hurdle for plaintiffs to satisfy.


Beware of Bystanders: Ontario Court Expands the Scope of Negligence Claims

Nov 20, 2023

Ontario Court expands scope of negligence claims to include innocent bystanders.


Automotive Webinar Series | Part III: Where Rubber Meets the Road: Automotive Litigation Update

At this session, our panel of experts will provide a panoramic view of the evolution of automotive class actions across Canada, a review of best practices for managing disputes with distributors and franchisees, and
insights into litigation and disclosure obligations arising from automotive industry labour issues.

Details Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Automotive Webinar Series | Part II: Looking towards the Future: Automotive Legislation Updates

Our panel of professionals will highlight important changes impacting the automotive industry in Canada’s ever-evolving regulatory landscape including updates to cross-border sales legislation, advertising obligations arising from drip pricing provisions under the Competition Act and understanding Transport Canada's lates enforcement tool: administrative monetary penalties.

Details Tuesday, November 7, 2023

New “Safety Index” for Heavy Vehicles to Be Developed by Quebec

Sep 13, 2023

The Quebec Standards Bureau is set to develop and publish by November 2024 a safety index for heavy vehicles to protect vulnerable road users.


Automotive Webinar Series | Part I: Electric Vehicle Growing Pains & Gains

Our panel of thought leaders will discuss a broad range of topics impacting electric vehicles in Canada. Topics highlighted include: EV funding, policies and mandates: challenges facing Canadian emissions targets, funding and infrastructure; the Canadian regulation of EV batteries including transport, management and recycling requirements; and EV fires and recall obligations.

Details Thursday, September 28, 2023

AI Regulatory Roundup: What You Missed in AI News While You Were Gone for the Summer

Aug 30, 2023

The relentless march of Artificial Intelligence continues, pushing nations worldwide to adopt diverse strategies to keep pace. Recent AI legal developments.