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ACE’s Written and Oral Submissions on Bill 142, An Act to enact the Consumer Protection Act, 2023

On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, ACE’s Executive Director, Graham Webb, presented both written and oral submissions to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy. The focus of these submissions was the Ontario Legislature’s Bill 142, titled “An Act to enact the Consumer Protection Act, 2023,” which also involves amendments to the Consumer Reporting Act and various other Acts.

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NEWS RELEASE: Ontario Strengthening Protections for Consumers

New legislation proposing measures to eliminate unfair business practices and new enforcement powers to hold bad actors accountable. Quotes: “The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) welcomes the new Consumer Protection Act that will strengthen and reinforce consumer rights and provide new effective remedies to seniors victimized by scams and frauds involving exploitative consumer transactions such as misleading contract terms.

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Ontario Government Consultation on Issues Related to Notices of Security Interest (NOSIs)

Ontario’s Regulatory Registry Consultation Proposal Number: 23-MPBSD012 Posting Date: October 17, 2023 Comments Due Date: December 1, 2023 Objective and Scope of this Consultation The Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery is commencing this consultation to gather feedback to support the development of new approaches that could be appropriately scoped to address some of the consumer harms associated with the improper use of NOSIs.

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ACE is Hiring! Job Posting: Staff Litigation Lawyer

Accepting Applications for: STAFF LITIGATION LAWYER Permanent, Full-Time The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) is a community legal-aid clinic that specializes in elder law. We seek a Staff Litigation Lawyer who will be primarily responsible for giving advice and representation to low-income seniors who would not otherwise have access to justice.

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