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Subject Area: Regulatory Law

The Canadian Government frequently gives industry and the public an opportunity to have input into proposed changes in policy, regulations or legislation.  This “consultation period” is an invaluable opportunity for …

It is now official in Canada – it is better to be alarmist than to be accurate.

A Senator has introduced a Bill to amend the Food and Drugs Act

Only in Canada!

Mary G. Griffith

I recently wrote a blog about some of the issues that arise with “global” advertising and adapting foreign creative to the Canadian market. Perhaps the “flip” side of creative considerations …

Who would have ever thought that regulatory compliance could actually give you a competitive advantage? While some companies do in fact know that, and have made use of it, we …

The Beauty of Trade Associations

Gordon B. Greenwood

In a world where we are being legislated and regulated into ignorance on a daily basis, and globally, a good trade association can be an inexpensive and reliable way of …

A very simplistic answer to that question in relation to cosmetics is that the Federal Government controls their manufacture, their ingredients, their importation and their labelling. The provinces control the …


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