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Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) has announced it will revoke the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Regulation that protects Ontario consumers from unclean and unsafe stuffing in consumer goods such as upholstered furniture, stuffed toys, bedding, mattresses, and winter coats.

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Public Statements, Clothing, Home Furnishing & Equipment, Public Safety, Standards Development, Trade, Right-Product Safety, Right-Choice, Right-Safe Environment  
  

Consumers Council of Canada research finds a specific segment of consumers buy most of the extended product protection plans sold on major household durables.

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Research Announcements, Financial Services, Home Furnishing & Equipment, Insurance, Right-Information, Right-Choice, Right-Redress, Right-Education  
  

Canadians enjoy little protection against the high prices and sales practices of instalment lenders, whose loans challenge legal expectations, Council research finds.

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Research Announcements, Credit, Financial Services, Payday Loans, Focus-Indebtedness, Right-Information, Right-Choice, Right-Education  
  

Canadians acting to improve their homes and make them more energy efficient want to do so informed about what’s best for them rather than simply because they feel either incentivized or subject to market pressure.

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Research Announcements, Energy, Housing & Shelter, Focus-Climate Change, Right-Information, Right-Choice, Right-Redress, Right-Education, Right-Safe Environment, Right-Privacy  
  

Consumers Council of Canada President Don Mercer has written the Hon. Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance Canada, to make him aware of Council views related to reform of the Canadian Payments Act, contained in the Council's report: Updating the Canadian Payments Act – A Consumer Perspective Spotlight

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Public Statements, Financial Services, Payments, Focus-Digital Economy, Right-Choice, Right-Representation  
  
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