Changes to Air Passenger Protection Rules weaken consumers’ rights: not cleared for takeoff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, April 24, 2023 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) reacted negatively to the announcement made today by the Minister of Transportation, Omar Alghabra, of proposed changes to the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPRs), saying the proposals weaken passengers’ rights by making their claims secret, blocking their access to full justice, […]

Minister Sousa Needs to Legislate a Best Interest Standard to Put Investors Interest First. Now.

PIAC asks, Can We Afford More Naval-Gazing? Enough is enough. In 2017, Canadians should be confident the person being paid to provide them financial advice is legally obligated to act in their best interest. It should not matter what their title is or who employs them. Bottom line, if you are legally entitled and being […]

Popping the Hood: Car Stress Suggestions

Note: This post is for information purposed only and does not constitute legal advice. If you require legal advice, please contact a lawyer. You may wish to consult legal reference resources such as the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Lawyer Referral Service, Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO), or the Canadian Bar Association’s list of Pro […]