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Learn about the Rules for Towing and Vehicle Storage Providers

Rules under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), Highway Traffic Act (HTA), and the Repair and Storage Liens Act (RSLA) take effect on January 1, 2017. This fact sheet highlights key changes to help those affected become more aware and prepared. Topics covered are:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Multilingual Debt and Consumer Law Videos

This video has information for immigrant and newcomer communities on topics related to debts and consumer protection. Topics include: Bogus Schools and Diplomas, Travel Loans for Convention Refugees, Sponsorship Debt, Credit Card Debt, and Unethical Immigration Consultants.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

MOSAIC

Format:

Video

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Banking

This resource is from the Government of Canada. It includes information about bank accounts, debit cards, online banking, deposit insurance, branch closures, and more.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Consumer Protection: Debt Settlement Service Agreements

Recorded on February 29, 2016 - Your charge cards are maxed out, the collection agencies keep calling, and your income is being garnished -- you need help before you sink beneath a growing pile of bills. Both credit counselling agencies and debt settlement services companies promise to help you to manage your debt repayment and get you back on...

Available in:

English

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Consumer Protection: Wireless Services (Cell Phone) Contracts – 2016 Update

Recorded on February 1, 2016 - This webinar looks at cell phone and other wireless services agreements in light of the new rights and protections that consumers have under the Ontario Wireless Services Act and the federal Wireless Code.

Available in:

English

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Six Steps to Get Out of Debt

This section of the Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA) looks at how to make a budget, check your credit health, map out a plan, take control and take action, stretch your dollar, and plan ahead. It provides budgeting worksheets and resources.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Bankruptcy and Insolvency at a Glance (Infographic)

This infographic defines and describes:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Before you buy…

This checklist alerts home buyers to a number of legal questions they should be able to answer before they buy a house or condo.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Consumed by debt? Information for consumers on the insolvency process

This booklet is meant to help you decide whether you have a serious debt problem and gives suggestions for solving your difficulties and avoiding them in the future. It includes these topics:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Credit reports

The section on Credit reports on the Ministry of Consumer Resources web site offers advice to consumers on how to protect their name and gives information about consumer rights and obligations.It looks at these topics and provides links:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015