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Posted on:
29 March 2017

Free trial scams have taken millions from Canadians’ pockets, according to Canada’s Competition Bureau. In fact, they list free trial traps as one of the most prevalent and sneaky “scams on the horizon”. All the more reason to find out more and protect yourself.

While Consumer Protection BC doesn’t have the authority to deal with scams, we have put together three types of free trial traps along with some tips to help you navigate them.  

Other Business

Posted on:
20 March 2017

As some of you may know, March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Better Business Bureau serving the Lower Mainland (BBB) has released the Top 10 Scams of 2016. Educating yourself on some of the most reported scams within the last year could mean the difference between falling for a scam and being wise to it. Read on to learn the most popular scams and ways you can protect yourself as a consumer in 2017.

Consumer Protection BC

Posted on:
13 March 2017


I am very excited to be a part of the communications team at Consumer Protection BC. The team has done a wonderful job introducing me to the role so far and I look forward to connecting with all of you on social media!