Industry Canada has awarded the Consumers Council of Canada a research grant to help identify how best to deliver effective, efficient consumer representation in the process of interprovincial trade harmonization. It's an important step forward toward securing consumers' trust that reform will work for them. Learn more.
Density and its Discontents
The Council has released a Consumer Perspective 360° Report, Residential Intensification: Density and its Discontents and launched a new panel to explore the affects on consumer rights and responsibilities of Canadians' rapid adoption of high-density living. Learn More.
More facts please!
Consumers value the information provided by government regulated product labelling containing energy consumption information, and there are more product performance facts they would like to know. Learn more.
Canadian Internet Registration
Authority Grants Council Funding
Consumers Council of Canada has been granted funding by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to research and recommend practical guidelines for understandable and usable online agreements. Learn More.
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Consumers deserve complete, accurate food labels
Six leading Canadian consumer organizations have released recommendations and a report calling on the federal government to reduce food fraud and help consumers make healthy food choices by improving how packaged food is labelled. Learn more.
Ontario Condo Act review timely, important
Today in Ontario condominiums represent half of the new homes built and more than one million Ontarians call a condominium their home. Many more will join this group. With so many people choosing to live in condominiums, there is an important need for the Ontario government to review the Condominium Act, 1998, so the current and future needs of condominium owners, residents and other stakeholders are properly considered. Learn more about Ontario's initiative. Share your condo experiences. If you are a stakeholder in the future of condos in any way, consider the ways you can participate in the Consumers Council of Canada to make sure your views are heard concerning condomimium reform.
Retailers' Smartphone Apps Evaluated
A Consumers Council of Canada report concludes new smartphone apps of Canadian "bricks and mortar" retailers can help consumers get good deals, fail to deliver some important information and provide product reviews that can be useful if read critically. Learn more | Download the report
The unthinkable has been preserved. What can you do?
Many Factors Influence Gasoline Prices
The factors influencing gasoline prices can be complex. Different specific factors may influence gasoline prices at different times. Click here for a generalized introduction to gasoline pricing in Canada.
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