News in Consumer Law
As we gear up for Valentine's Day, a reminder to beware of the perils of romance scams...
The Ontario government will try to revoke the licence of Cash Store Financial Services, one of the biggest cash advance stores in the country.
Proposals in the CRTC's draft "wireless code" include allowing customers to cap their monthly bill and giving them tools to monitor their usage and avoid incurring extra fees before it's too late.
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After receiving as many as 70 complaints a month about debt settlement companies, the Ontario government intends to better regulate the industry to provide consumers with more protection.
Date Selected Saturdays starting January 12, 2013
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place 815 Danforth Avenue (near Jones Ave), 2nd Floor
Phone 416-645-6000, ext. 1186
WoodGreen Community Services is offering free debt management and income tax assistance on selected Saturdays during January, February, March, April, May, and June.
Social media sites like Facebook must make it easier for young people targeted by cyberbullying to report that they're being victimized and to have the offending material taken down, says a parliamentary committee exploring the issue.
A Canadian copyright enforcement group has collected data on one million people who allegedly participated in illegal file-sharing, potentially exposing those people to U.S.-style lawsuits from copyright holders.
As companies phase out paper bills in favour of online billing, a monthly fee will be charged to pay the traditional way, disproportionately affecting low-income seniors.
Date Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6-7, 2012
Contact Karolina Perraud, Program Coordinator
Phone 416-665-2828, ext. 234
SEDI is providing financial literacy facilitator training to community based agencies/shelters that work with homeless individuals or those at risk of becoming homeless.