Tag: canada

Joe Canada!

When innovation meets the law, the results are often surprising.  We in Seattle are confronting this as ride services like Lyft compete with a regulated taxi industry. Now consider Pirate Joe’s, a business located in the upscale Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver, B.C..  I will let them describe their business model in their own words: Pirate … Continue Reading

Canada Proposes Single Food Safety Inspection Model

In May 2012, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published a report called The Improved Food Inspection Model: The Case for Change which outlined the agency’s current approach to food inspection, the context for a new food inspection approach, and the proposed components of an improved food inspection model. The report explains that when CFIA was first established … Continue Reading

“Canada is Next”

Anyone interested in trends in cross-border mass-torts litigation and the nightmare this is becoming should read a recent article in Bloomberg Law Reports entitled "Brave New World: The Dawn of Hyper-Complex Litigation" In the article, appears the following: "The Canadian Double-Down" "At a January 2008 products liability symposium, a well-regarded New York City plaintiffs’ attorney … Continue Reading
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