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Research released about "on-demand consumer"
Governments must refocus on protecting people
Consumers eager for innovative ways to resolve marketplace problems
Consumers find identifying perils of counterfeit goods difficult
Canadians enjoy little protection against prices, practices of instalment lenders
Canada lags behind at requiring standardized unit pricing displays at retail
Extended product protections often misunderstood by consumers
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