News in Consumer Law
In Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital this year released a study showing the density of cheque cashers and payday lenders is a proxy for poverty and self-harm.
CBC Radio's Day 6 looks at Canada's crackdown on illegal downloading and reports from Canadians that they're receiving notices saying they could be on the hook legally for downloading copyrighted files.
Phone scam targets new Canadians for personal information, cash in wake of 'two-tier citizenship' law
Police from Guelph, Ontario, to Abbotsford, B.C., have cautioned residents against scam calls from both the Canada Revenue Agency (who claim you owe back taxes or fees of some kind) and CIC.
The provincial government has commited $97 million in funding over the next three years to help more First Nation, Métis, and Inuit learners access postsecondary education and training opportunities.
Vancouver becomes the first in Canada to license and regulate pot shops, permitting about 100 retailers to open.
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If you have ever applied for a credit card, or borrowed money for a car, house, or other purchase, you have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Find out how this can affect your financial future.
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The government is seeking feedback about issues such as payday loans, cheque cashing, money transfer services, and experiences with debt collection agencies.
Ontario allows consumer choice by opening its energy markets to independent retailers. Now it wants added protections for consumers.
A Toronto contractor found to have defrauded an elderly woman, torn apart her home and drained her savings has lost his appeal.