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Provincial governments (and non-governmental agencies) have been busy implementing various innovative waste management programs to divert waste away from landfills. In 2021, important changes were implemented across all product categories, including tires, batteries, electronic products, packaging and printed paper, beverage containers, and hazardous and special products. Key changes include: i) new programs in jurisdictions that formerly did not have programs, ii) expanded product lists for existing programs, iii) shifts from product stewardship models to extended producer responsibility (“EPR”) models, and iv) expanded regulatory enforcement mechanisms and activity.

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The use of smart security devices and domestic CCTV systems is becoming increasingly common. If you use security cameras and similar devices in your home, data protection law may apply and it’s important to know your legal obligations.


Barrister of the week: The Brick Court QC challenging Brazil’s juice behemoth

A seasoned competition barrister, Brick Court’s James Flynn QC is used to going head-to-head with magnates and monopolies. But his recent victory in a mega class-action brought against the shareholders of Brazilian orange juice giant Cutrale offered a fresh perspective. The lawsuit centres around an alleged cartel between several Brazilian companies, including Cutrale, which the […]

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