Office of Consumer Affairs

Hot Topic: Consumer Debt

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Debt can be suffocating. Sometimes half the battle is knowing where to begin. Understand your credit scores and reports and learn how to reduce your debt.

Small Business Week

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It’s Small Business Week! If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner, we may have some useful information that will help you protect your customers and your business.

Find out about why protecting consumers is good for business and how Canada’s anti-spam law may affect you.

You can find more information on Small Business Week conferences, seminars and luncheons happening near you, at the website of the Business Development Bank of Canada.

Useful Information to Help You In the Marketplace

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Common questions

Be aware. Read our Common Consumer Questions and learn how to protect yourself before you make a purchase.

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Information for Canadians

Find consumer information on a wide range of topics from authoritative, original sources by visiting ConsumerInformation.ca

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Build your buying skills

Learn some helpful basic buying tips you can use and apply today to help you become a well-informed and knowledgeable consumer.

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Recalls and alerts

Read the latest warning, product recalls and advisories from healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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