HomeReport price gouging As a regulator, we have responsibilities to all our stakeholders. Not only to deliver on certain services but also to maintain the safety and well-being of our staff. We also believe that it’s important to be thoughtful and caring during this difficult time. We are trying to balance those things to the best of our ability and ask for your patience and your trust while we navigate these waters.We are aware that questionable behaviours are surfacing in the BC marketplace as result of COVID-19. We want to be alerted so we can take steps to address this activity. We will not be able to solve individual cases, but we do want to deal with the business to stop the behaviour.Here are some examples of issues you can send us a tip about:-BC businesses that appear to be trying to profit from fears about COVID-19 by price gouging or excessive price markups on goods or services.-BC businesses using “spoofing”, to make it look like the origin of the email or text is a legitimate government and health care organization, and seeking donations or payments.-Unauthorized or fraudulent charities going door to door requesting money for victims or research.Your tip is a valuable starting point for us to start identifying certain marketplace behaviour. At this point we are collecting information and while we realize you may not have all the information requested on the form, the more details you provide help us decide the best course of action.Please understand that filling out this form does not mean we can or will investigate or contact you for more details or updates. It’s more like you are giving us a tip, or a lead.I wish to remain anonymous.*You have the choice to remain anonymous, however, sometimes we need to contact consumers for additional information such as documents, receipts and photos. Providing your contact information will help us if we need more details. Any personal information you provide will be held in confidence subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. YesNoYour name First Last City or town where you are locatedYour email Your phone number Business or individual name*Type of business*Grocery or convenience storePharmacy or drug storeLiquor storeHardware storePrivate seller (medical, sanitizing or personal protective equipment)Gas stationOtherCity or town where business is located*AbbotsfordAgassizAldergroveArmstrongAshcroftBurnabyCampbell RiverCastelgarChilliwackColwoodCoquitlamCourtenayCranbrookDawson CreekDeltaDuncanEnderbyFernieFort St. JohnGrand ForksGreenwoodKamloopsKelownaKimberlyLangfordLangleyMaple RidgeMerrittNanaimoNelsonNew WestminsterNorth VancouverParksvillePentictonPitt MeadowsPort AlberniPort CoquitlamPort ModdyPowell RiverPrince GeorgePrince RupertQuesnelRevelstokeRichmondRosslandSalmon ArmSurreyTerraceTrailVancouverVernonVictoriaWest KelownaWhite RockWilliams LakeOtherOutside of BCAddress of business (optional) Street Address Address Line 2 Please tell us as much as possible about your experience.What was the product?* Personal Protection Equipment Medicine Groceries Alcohol Gasoline OtherDescription of product if "other"How much did they charge?*How much would you normally pay?Were they limiting supply?*YesNoHow was the offer made?*In personOnlinePhoneHow did you pay?*DebitCreditCashOtherI did not pay/I saw it as an offerAdditional detailsAdditional details about your experience. Any details about the people involved, names and descriptions are also helpful.Additional documentationAttach documentation to assist such as photos or a receipt. Drop files here or Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, xlsx, doc, docx.