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respond to individual requests
for consumer advice or assistance.
If you would like counseling
or information on how to deal
with a personal consumer situation,
or if you would like to lodge
a complaint, you may wish to
contact one of the following
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Canada’s Competition Bureau
Lodge a complaint about unfair or misleading advertising.
Canada and RCMP’s Phonebusters
Lodge a complaint about phone/mail/e-mail scams and/or fraud.
Lodge a complaint about a vehicle.
Phone: (613) 990-2309
Canada’s Healthy Environments
and Consumer Safety Branch
Report a potentially dangerous product.
Phone: (613) 957-6343
Consumer Agency of Canada
Launch a complaint against a financial institution.
Service in English: 1-866-461-FCAC (3222)
Service in French: 1-866-461-ACFC (2232)
and Territorial Consumer Protection
Staff in these offices provide consumer counseling.
List of office names and contact information: http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inoca-bc.nsf/en/ca01506e.html
Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan
“A program where disputes between consumers and vehicle manufacturers about
alleged manufacturing defects or implementation of the manufacturers' new vehicle
warranty can be put before a neutral third party (arbitrator) for resolution.”
“Acts as a mediator between insurance companies and consumers providing
dispute resolution and conflict resolution solutions.”
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individuals to reduce the number
of marketing offers they receive
by mail, telephone and fax. Consumers
register to have their names removed
from marketing lists held by members
of the Canadian Marketing Association."