News in Consumer Law
The Ontario government has launched legal proceedings against The Cash Store Financial Services Inc., a publicly traded firm in the payday loan business, over its operations and licences.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay approved a secret electronic eavesdropping program that scours global telephone records and Internet data trails – including those of Canadians – for patterns of suspicious activity.
Two government departments went too far in their monitoring of a First Nations children's advocate and her personal Facebook page, federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has found.
The saveONenergy Home Assistance program (HAP) helps Ontarians in financial need reduce their home electricity bills.
Canadians' trust in the digital economy is at risk because our laws don't have enough teeth to compel companies to protect consumers' privacy, Canada's privacy commissioner says.
A new website aims to help teens regain control of their lives in the aftermath of 'sexting' or cyber bullying, an initiative spurred by the recent suicide deaths of Rehtaeh Parsons and Amanda Todd.
Date Sunday, April 28, 2013
Time 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Place 17 Phoebe Street, Queen and Spadina intersection
Contact Grissel Orellana
Phone 416-597-1171 x 228
Free Income Tax Clinics (taxation year 2012) are run with the assistance of the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) and its volunteers. Please confirm your attendance.
This month's On the Radar is about using the Consumer Protection Act to deal with problems that can arise when someone buys goods or services from a door-to-door salesperson.
Ontario is taking aim at aggressive door-to-door water heater sales, saying complaints about bad apples in the industry are second only to collection agencies.