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Tips

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30 March 2011

March is coming to an end and with it we are wrapping up Fraud Prevention Month. Over the past five weeks, we have been sharing this year’s “What Would You Do?” columns which are based on real life consumer situations.  Have you read them?  Here they are!

Motion Pictures

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22 March 2011

Ever wonder how movies get those ratings like “G” or “PG”?  Did you know that the “ratings” are actually called classifications?

Tips

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15 March 2011

Our thoughts are currently with all those countries which have recently had earthquakes.  Experiencing a natural disaster is a life changing event.  Being that we are in British Columbia and fall within an earthquake zone, writing a blog about earthquake preparedness seemed appropriate. Are you prepared?

Travel

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03 March 2011

We were interviewed recently by CTV's Olsen On Your Side who had some questions about the flight cancellations and BC's Travel Assurance Fund.  The segment aired on March 2, 2011 - watch it here!

Tips

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01 March 2011

Did you know that March is Fraud Prevention Month?  Last year, Consumer Protection BC wrote four columns for this national initiative.  The columns were all based on situations experienced by BC consumers who had contacted our organization for help.

 
ConsumerProBC We've got some #tips if you shop online often: https://t.co/OTlDUp80vr #CyberAware ^ss
ConsumerProBC Moving out of your rental unit? Landlords & tenants have specific responsibilities to end a tenancy properly: https://t.co/RhID3ZJZRw ^ss
ConsumerProBC Do you check consumer feedback when #shopping #online? Research before you buy: https://t.co/VvJJUOUrCR ^ss https://t.co/S7BV3E6CuL