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Posted on:
30 January 2017

Have you heard about astroturfing? These are online reviews that appear real, but aren’t (just like plastic grass!). In this blog post, we’re sharing some tips on how to tell if an online review is real or not because, according to the Competition Bureau, an estimated 33% of all online reviews are fake!

Cemetery & Funeral Services

Posted on:
23 January 2017

Choosing a coffin or an urn to hold the remains of a loved one is a very personal decision. Did you know there’s a section in BC’s funeral services law that speaks to your rights when it comes to making this type of purchase?

Payday Lending

Posted on:
16 January 2017

On January 1, 2017, the cost to get a payday loan changed. The BC government made changes to the law which now state that for every $100 you borrow, the maximum in fees that you can be charged is $17.

So let’s talk about that some more...

Consumer Protection BC

Posted on:
09 January 2017

We are pleased to present Consumer Protection BC’s 2017 – 2019 Strategic Business Plan. This document is essentially our road map for the future.