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We license certain sectors and offer information & referrals to the public.



Recent consumer tips

Top 6 red flags for buying online from a private seller

While there are many legitimate offers on sites such as Craigslist and Kijiji, it’s important to be careful and do your due diligence as a buyer. We've got some tips so you can be aware of warning signs and stay savvy throughout a transaction.


Geek’s Corner: What to consider when buying a video game console

The 10 red flags of charity scams

Buying a new appliance? Consider these things before you decide on a warranty

Online shopping issues: try contacting your credit card provider as a last resort

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Our roadmap for 2018-2020

We have just released our 2018-2020 Business Plan. Consumer Protection BC is the regulator of seven different sectors and specific consumer transactions in the province. Our purpose is to license and inspect regulated businesses, respond to consumer inquiries, investigate alleged violations of consumer protection laws, classify motion pictures and provide information and referrals to the […]



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