Debt and Consumer Law

January 28, 2015
A rally was held earlier this week protesting the lack of government regulation for payday loan stores in Burnaby. The story was reported in a recent article. “Monica McGovern with the group ACORN...
Keywords: Article , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia
February 5, 2014
Industry Canada's Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy website offers a page of bankruptcy statistics. Le site web du bureau du Surintendant des faillites Canada - un organisme de l'industrie...
Keywords: Online Resource , bankruptcy, Debt and Consumer Law, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
Take a Hike
September 11, 2012
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1990, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and examines...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Debt and Consumer Law, Education, All of Canada
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) undertakes solid legal and research services on behalf of consumers. The Centre website has research and reports on consumer issues concerning...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Legal Research, Utilities, Organizations, All of Canada
Debt and Consumer Law
May 9, 2011
MOSAIC's Debt and Consumer Law project has a media campaign for immigrant and newcomer communities on several topics related to debts and consumer protection. The project has prepared a video in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Arabic, Cantonese, consumer protection, debt, Debt and Consumer Law, Immigrants and Refugees, Korean, Mandarin, Multilingual, newcomers, Persian, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese, Multimedia
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
November 12, 2010
After an investigation, Consumer Protection BC has determined that The Cash Store and Instaloans, are in violation of British Columbia’s payday lending regulations and are being ordered to pay a...
Keywords: Article , Debt and Consumer Law, British Columbia
October 14, 2010
The Mission of The Low-Income Energy Network: Aims to ensure universal access to adequate, affordable energy as a basic necessity, while minimizing the impacts on health and on the local and global...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, energy, energy, energy poverty, energy poverty, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, low-income, Utilities, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
growing gap
August 19, 2010
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Growing Gap project takes an in-depth and sustained look at one of the biggest challenges of our time: Worsening income and wealth inequality in Canada....
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, income gap, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
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