It’s expensive to be poor. Unreasonably expensive. Around 4.8 million Canadians below the poverty line, and up to 47 per cent of Canadian workers...Read More Protecting Canadians from the high-interest debt trap
Jadis, lorsqu’on voulait louer un bien ou obtenir un service, on faisait affaire avec un commerçant. Aujourd’hui, on peut aussi se tourner vers des...Read More L’économie du partage et la protection du consommateur
Before NAFTA, Canada and Mexico maintained relations that were friendly, albeit of little substance. Mexico’s request to negotiate a free trade agreement along the...Read More Together works better for Canada and Mexico
Incoming Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s platform commitments present the new Progressive Conservative government with a complicated fiscal situation. There will be lost revenues if...Read More Will Doug Ford’s promises exacerbate Ontario’s problems?
Governments have good reason to take consumer protection seriously, and not just because of the massive contribution consumer spending makes to the economy, nor...Read More Embedding consumer protection in competition policy
The last time Ottawa decided to make some noise about air passenger rights, in 2000, they brought an ex-NHL referee to a news conference....Read More Bringing clarity to passenger compensation rules
The current initiative for reform of Canada’s securities regulatory structure, the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System or CCMR, is not in investors’ interests. This...Read More Investors overlooked in new securities regulatory system