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Posted on:
24 April 2017

Planning a wedding can be one of the most exciting (and stressful) times of your life. They are expensive and there is an extensive amount of long term planning. You have to think about the location, the wedding dress, the bachelorette party, the bridesmaid dresses, the cake, the photographer and so on and so on. 

So, what happens if your photographer suddenly isn’t responding to your texts and takes off with your deposit? Or the bakery making your cake goes out of business?

Check out these 7 tips to protect yourself and make sure your big day is fun-filled and worry free:


Posted on:
18 April 2017

With so many people on-the-go with their smart phones, tablets, and laptops, public Wi-Fi is available nearly everywhere. As convenient as public Wi-Fi can be, there are some important things to know to protect yourself and your personal information on these networks. We’ve put together some tips from the Government of Canada on how to stay safe and limit your risk when using public Wi-Fi.

Motion Pictures

Posted on:
10 April 2017

Written by Consumer Protection BC’s motion picture classification department

If you’ve ever gone to the movies in British Columbia and wondered where the G, PG, 14A or 18A came from, then you’ve come to the right place! Our classification work is mandated by the Motion Picture Act. Our team of trained classifiers review all motion pictures publicly exhibited in BC theatres.