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CAC Consumer Alert   |  Travel Insurance

October 2017

Don’t leave Canada without travel insurance!

Recent events occurring outside Canada’s borders emphasize the need for all travellers to have adequate travel Insurance. And when you purchase the travel insurance policy ensure that it meets all of your needs and that your application form is correctly completed.

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CAC President Tours Egg Farms as Sector Moves to Enhanced Cages

Recently, Consumers' Association of Canada President, Bruce Cran and the Consumers' Representative on the Egg Farmers of Canada, Dr. Wayne Beggs, had the opportunity to visit a number of farms and review egg farming practices covered under the recently released Pullets and Laying Hens Code of Practice. The Code of Practice spells out safe and humane handling for egg producing flocks and outlines the orderly transition of the egg sector to enhanced cages.  Cran and Beggs saw a number of egg production systems, including conventional cages, enhanced cages, free run, aviary and free range operations.  "It is clear from this tour that these operators display a high-level of concern for their flocks" noted Cran.  "We were impressed by the professionalism and commitment of the egg farmers we met".

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Interview with CAC President Bruce Cran - Open Sky, May 2017

Consumers’ Association of Canada, President, Bruce Cran, talks about the benefits increased competition would have for both Canadian consumers and the Canadian airline industry, on page 6 of The Government Affairs Journal of Emirates, Open Sky, May 2017 Edition.

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Canadian Auto Parts Price-Fixing Class Actions

April 17, 2017

Proposed Settlements and Distribution of Settlement Funds in Canadian Auto Parts Price-Fixing Class Actions

Between 1999 and 2017, did you or your company:

Purchase and/or lease a new or used automotive vehicle in Canada or for import into Canada; and/or

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VEHICLE CARRIER SERVICES CLASS ACTION

MARCH 26, 2017

DID YOU PAY TO SHIP A CAR OR OTHER VEHICLE OR EQUIPMENT WITH WHEELS BY OCEAN FREIGHT FROM AN OVERSEAS LOCATION TO CANADA BETWEEN FEBRUARY 1, 1997 AND DECEMBER 31, 2012.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS COULD BE AFFECTED.

More information can be found at the case websites:

French http://www.actioncollectiveroro.com/ and

English http://www.roroclassaction.com/.

 

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