Corporate
Consumer Protection BC issues 2014 annual report and financial statements

{June 10, 2015} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has just released its 2014 annual report and financial statements.

READ MORE
Consumer Protection BC looks back on 10 years, looks forward to another 30

{July 4, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – With a decade of consumer protection services now under its belt, Consumer Protection BC announced today that the Government of British Columbia has reaffirmed support for the organization by renewing its Administrative Agreement for another 30 years.

READ MORE
Consumer Protection BC issues 2013 Annual Report and Financial Statements

{June 11, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has released its 2013 Annual Report and Financial Statements.

READ MORE
Signing up for a credit card? Top 5 things to know about the card agreement

{May 16, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – With the second-annual Consumer Awareness Week wrapping up today, Consumer Protection BC is reminding BC youth that credit cards aren’t a free ride.

READ MORE
Getting a cell phone? Top 5 things to know about your contract

In partnership with Consumer Protection BC and the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

{May 15, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – As part of Consumer Awareness Week, Consumer Protection BC and the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association have dialled up tips on cell phone contracts, reminding youth on what they need to know.

READ MORE
Buying a car? Top 5 things to know about the sales agreement

In partnership with Consumer Protection BC and the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC

{May 14, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – It’s Consumer Awareness Week. Consumer Protection BC and the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC are revving their engines: advising BC youth on what they need to know before entering into a sales agreement for a new or used vehicle.

READ MORE
Joining a gym? Top 5 things to know about your fitness contract

{May 13, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – With the second-annual Consumer Awareness Week now in full swing, Consumer Protection BC is reminding BC youth to do a little heavy lifting before joining a gym by reading their contracts.

READ MORE
BC’s second annual Consumer Awareness Week kicks off

In partnership with Consumer Protection BC, the Ministry of Justice and the Better Business Bureau Serving Mainland BC

{May 12, 2014} VICTORIA, BC –
Marking BC’s second annual Consumer Awareness Week, the Ministry of Justice, Consumer Protection BC and the Better Business Bureau Serving Mainland BC are putting consumer contracts in the spotlight, reminding B.C. youth of the rights and obligations that come with signing on the dotted line.

READ MORE
Appointment of New Vice President of Strategic Services

{March 25, 2014} VICTORIA, BC - Consumer Protection BC is announcing the appointment of Dan Stefanson as its new Vice President of Strategic Services.

READ MORE
Top Ten Scams over ten years

This release is issued in partnership with Consumer Protection BC, the Better Business Bureau of Lower Mainland, the Competition Bureau, the BC Securities Commission and the Motor Vehicle Sales Authority.

{February, 28, 2014} - Over the past ten years fraudsters have seized the opportunity that comes with the rapid adoption of new consumer technologies.  Mobile phones and social media are all reaching ten year milestones, and now scammers are more active than ever using new technology for their illicit gains. March is Fraud Prevention Month, and in Canada the campaign is celebrating 10 years of educating consumers to Recognize it! Report it! Stop it!

Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC and partners that include, the British Columbia Securities Commission, the Competition Bureau, Consumer Protection BC, and the Vehicle Sales Authority of British Columbia announce the Top Ten Scams for 2014:

READ MORE