Consumer Impact Assessment

APPENDIX B:

Canadian consumer organizations

Consider consulting the Consumer Policy Research Database(www.ic.gc.ca//consumer/researchdatabase), a searchable collection of Canadian research references on consumer-related topics for examples of research studies undertaken by the Canadian consumer organizations listed below.

For assistance in finding a Canadian consumer organization that may meet your needs, contact the Office of Consumer Affairs by email at: consumer.information@ic.gc.ca.

UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS

National

Canadian Consumer Initiative (CCI)
A coalition of six consumer organizations: the Alberta Council on Aging Services, the Automobile
Protection Association, the Consumers Council of Canada, Option consommateurs, the Public Interest
Advocacy Centre and l’Union des consommateurs.
Tel: (613) 565-9449

Regional

Coalition des associations de consommateurs du Québec (CACQ)
CACQ is an organization which represents a cluster of more than 20 consumer associations in Quebec.
Tel: (514) 362-8623
Website: www.cacq.ca
Email: info@cacq.ca

Union des consommateurs (UC)
UC is an individual organization which represents 10 member organizations (Associations coopératives d’économie familiale - ACEFs) as well as the Association des consommateurs pour la qualité dans la construction (ACQC) in Quebec.
Tel: (514) 521-6820
Website: www.consommateur.qc.ca/union-des-consommateurs/
Email: union@consommateur.qc.ca

INDIVIDUAL ORGANIZATIONS

Automobile Protection Association (APA)
Tel: (514) 272-5555
Website: www.apa.ca
Email: apamontreal@apa.ca

Consumers' Association of Canada
Tel: (613) 238-2533
Website: www.consumer.ca
Email: info@consumer.ca

Consumers' Association of Canada - Alberta
Tel: (780) 426-3270
Webiste: www.albertaconsumers.org
Email: contact@albertaconsumers.org

Consumers' Association of Canada - Manitoba
Tel: (204) 452-2572
Webiste: www.consumermanitoba.ca
Email : info@consumermanitoba.ca

Consumers Council of Canada (CCC)
Tel: (416) 483-2696
Website: www.consumerscouncil.com
Email: info@consumerscouncil.com

Option consommateurs (OC)
Tel: (514) 598-7288
Website: www.option-consommateurs.org
Email: info@option-consommateurs.org

Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)
Tel: (613) 562-4002
Website: www.piac.ca
Email: piac@piac.ca

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