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What do Canadians want from their grocery store?

Environics Research conducted a national large-scale web panel for Consumers Council of Canada to try to get some answers from consumers about what they think about their grocery shopping experience and what could better protect and empower them when they shop for groceries.

Governments must refocus on protecting people

Consumers Council of Canada urges the Government of Canada to act swiftly to keep its commitment to create a new agency able to rebuild consumer confidence and protect consumers – the Canadian Consumer Advocate.

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Consumers find identifying perils of counterfeit goods difficult

New Council research finds Canadian consumers find it difficult to identify the perils of buying ‘counterfeit’ goods and ‘pirated’ digital media, and industry intellectual property protection campaigns don’t help them.

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Canadians enjoy little protection against prices, practices of instalment lenders

The Council sent representatives to the premises of 93 instalment lenders across Canada and to the websites of leading online lenders to determine what consumers experience when they go there to do business.

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