What you should know about online used-car sales scams

In most scams involving a mysterious overseas buyer and their shipping agent, you'll likely be left waiting for the shipper to come in – after you hand over your own cash, says this columnist.

Posted:
July 20, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Province Plans Further Clampdown on Pay Day Loans, Government Cheque Cashers, and Rent-to-Owns

Proposed changes to the Payday Loans Act and the Consumer Protection Act have been posted to the provincial regulatory website and are open for comment until August 21, 2017.

Posted:
July 19, 2017
Article source:
The Public Record

U.S.-bound travellers to face 'enhanced security measures' at all Canadian airports

Homeland Security in the U.S. says terrorists are pursuing new attack methods targeting commercial aviation.

Posted:
July 19, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

A Win for Online Privacy Rights at the Supreme Court: Douez v Facebook

When Ms. Douez tried to initiate legal actions against Facebook in BC, Facebook said she couldn't pursue her case because when she created her account, she agreed to their terms of service.

Posted:
July 12, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 7 July 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
July 07, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 30 June 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 30, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 23 June 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 23, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders all new devices be unlocked

As of December 1, cellular providers will have to unlock your phone free of charge.

Posted:
June 16, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: Friday 16 June 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 16, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Canada’s privacy czar raises flag over planned U.S. border password searches

Canadian privacy could be imperilled by apparent U.S. plans to demand cellphone and social media passwords from foreign visitors, a federal watchdog says.

Posted:
May 30, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail