Canadian banks to be compelled to share clients' info with U.S.

Starting July 1, Canadian banks must look for markers that identify any accounts belonging to Americans.

Posted:
November 25, 2013
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Living in Retirement: a new FCAC resource to help Canada's seniors understand and manage the financial realities of retirement

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has developed Living in retirement, a free guide that covers a variety of financial matters that many seniors will face.

Posted:
November 18, 2013
Article source:
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Ontario’s recipe for revenue includes crackdown on tax cheats, black market

Ontario is looking to clamp down on tax-dodging corporations, reform its system of credits, and drag the black market into the light of day – all in a bid to raise more revenue.

Posted:
November 15, 2013
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic newsletter is now available

Topics in the October 2013 issue include immigration law update: dependent children, migrant workers, and poverty reduction submission to the provincial government.

Posted:
November 05, 2013
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

FINTRAC collecting too much info on innocent Canadians

Canada's privacy watchdog says too many FINTRAC files have nothing to do with terrorism or money laundering.

Posted:
October 25, 2013
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Facebook lifts restriction on teen users sharing with public

Facebook Inc. has removed a restriction for users under 18 that previously limited who could see their online postings from photos to musings on the world-wide social network.

Posted:
October 17, 2013
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

The Great Canadian personal data grab: Geist

As companies seek mountains of customer data, it may be time for consumers to start saying no, says this Toronto Star commentator.

Posted:
October 16, 2013
Article source:
Toronto Star

Moving company complaints on the rise

An investigation by CBC's Marketplace has uncovered tricks used by shady movers.

Posted:
October 11, 2013
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

On the Radar: 'Easy fixes' for credit and debt problems?

This month's On the Radar has information to help people avoid being taken advantage of by companies promising to improve their credit report or reduce or eliminate their debts.

Posted:
October 10, 2013
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

CLEO's new Consumer Law Series: Practical information about your legal rights

CLEO is pleased to announce the launch of a new series on consumer protection. Now available: Credit repair, Payday loans, Your credit report.

Posted:
October 09, 2013
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)