When you live in a big, international country like Canada, you get to enjoy many My Lawyer laws which can ensure that you, as a consumer, are protected from things like corporate fraud and other violations. These are important benefits that help to make sure the money you make—and, more importantly, the money spend—is not wasted on low-quality products and fraudulent claims.
CANADA’S CONSUMER PROTECTION SAFETY ACT
The Health Canada consumer protection agency has developed something called the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, which was ratified on June 20, 2011. This very recent regulation was designed to adopt more modern tools and strategies for protection consumers in an age when technology and globalization continue to bring upon major paradigm shifts in the retail industries. The Consumer Product Safety Act, of course, simply adds new protections to the existing safety system as part of the country’s continuously developing international trade partnerships. As such, then, the CPSA protects the public through the constant monitoring of consumer industries to discover and address issues that may result in threats to human health and well-being in related to products sold and distributed throughout Canada.
CANADA’S FOOD and DRUGS ACT
The Health Canada agency has also developed the Food and Drugs Act to ensure that all consumable products are properly inspected and regulated to minimize health risk to consumers. Obviously, this directive is related specifically to food and drug quality, as well as the quality of therapeutic devices owned and used by citizens in Canada.
CANADA’S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT
The Environment Canada agency has developed something called the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, in 1999. This directive is intended to both encourage and develop methods for preventing pollution and protecting both the natural environment and human health by developing sustainable infrastructures.
CANADA’S COMPETITION ACT
The Competition Act is a federal directive in Canada aimed at defining criminal and civil anti-competitive practices in order to better serve the economy. Of course, this is designed for the specific intention to encourage healthy competition, a cornerstone of consistent, healthy industrial growth.
CANADA’S MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT
Finally, Transport Canada has developed the Motor Vehicle Safety Act as a means to regulate the local manufacture and import of all motor vehicles and related motor vehicle equipment in order to minimize risk of injury, damage, and death as they are related to motor vehicle operation within Canada.