Today, the BC Government announced that the new rules for ticket buying are ready for the return of live events. Their announcement says starting tomorrow, “ticket buyers will soon have more transparency, fairer processes and better consumer protections when purchasing tickets for live events in B.C.”

Read the BC Government’s announcement in full

Consumer Protection BC is responsible for enforcing the Ticket Sales Act. Read our information for businesses and consumers about their rights and responsibilities.

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Consumer Protection BC is the regulator of a variety of sectors and specific consumer transactions in the province. Our mandate is to license and inspect our regulated businesses, respond to consumer inquiries, investigate alleged violations of consumer protection laws, and to classify all general release motion pictures.

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