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The terms being used for debt-related services and the options available to consumers today can be confusing.  Whether it’s called debt counselling, debt management or debt repayment, it is important for consumers to understand the difference in the services being provided.  This page has some information and resources for you.

Debt Repayment 

You can find out more about debt repayment and why debt repayment agents in BC are required to be licensed with Consumer Protection BC by reading our tip sheet on this debt solution option.

Credit Counselling

A debt management program involves a written agreement between you and the lender, with the help of an agency such as a credit counsellor. To find a credit counsellor, look in the Yellow Pages of your phone book under “credit and debt counselling".


Provincial Student Loan Information

Federal Student Loan Information

Taking a Debt to Court 

Credit Reporting