How long will it take you to build your next house?
I thought this was very interesting given standards discussions about consumer issues related to the sharing economy at ISO/COPOLCO and other forums recently.
Ontario Partners With Airbnb on New Pilot Project: Province Supporting Economic Potential of Sharing Economy
February 19, 2016 10:05 A.M.
Ministry of Finance
It has been an active week for e-cigarettes this first week of December. On Thursday the e-cigarette committee was set up at ISO (ISO/TC126/SC3). Today, the Ottawa Board of Health votes on a motion to regulate "e-cigarettes and smoking of non-tobacco combustible substances in public places and work places." I guess since the province of Ontario sent out mixed messages last month, it's time for the municipal governments to step up? Too extreme? A good idea? I'm very interested in your thoughts and also of the thoughts of different consumer groups and affected groups in Ottawa.
At COPOLCO’s request Peter Eisenegger, as COPOLCO’s key person for data protection and
privacy, has under taken a preliminary gap analysis and produced this report for COPOLCO.
The review and its report is a first step in the COPOLCO process of identifying and confirming
gaps that there might be in current international standards addressing consumer/citizen privacy
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From the Health Canada Consumer Product Safety Incident Report, April to June 2016.
Health Canada regularly receives reports on human health or safety concerns related to consumer products and cosmetics. Consumer products are covered under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act while cosmetics are covered under the Food and Drugs Act.
Industry is required to submit reports to Health Canada when they become aware of an incident related to their consumer product. Consumers report concerns about consumer products and cosmetics on a voluntary basis.