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Other Consumer Protection Issues

Includes other issues in consumer protection, such as Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs), gift cards, cell phone contracts, and private career colleges.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I'm going to a private career college, but I'm not learning the things I need to know."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Other Consumer Protection Issues
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic Student-centered research and advocacy on technology-related policy and law reformUpper year and graduate law students assist clinic lawyers in: researching issues and drafting reports and…
Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy ensures that bankruptcies and insolvencies are conducted in a fair and orderly manner debtor assistance help finding a bankruptcy…
Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division - Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee Responsible for:Protecting Mentally Incapable People: Managing the finances and property of adults who have been found incapable of managing their own affairs * Services: guardianship…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
Council on Aging of Ottawa (The) Advocacy group on seniors' issuesVolunteer opportunitiesVolunteer-run committees meet to discuss the following seniors issues: Age-Friendly Ottawa: group working with the City of Ottawa, community partners,…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Community legal clinic representation in cases involving issues of particular importance to seniors, such as long term care, hospital discharge issues, elder abuse, government pensions,…
Ontario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services - Consumer Services Operations Division Information to consumers and businesses through an automated voice-processing system provides advice and information to consumers about their rights and responsibilities in the marketplace monitors…
Travel Industry Council of Ontario answers consumers' inquiries mediates complaints arising from purchases from registered travel agencies claims against the Ontario Travel Compensation Fund cessation of an airline or cruise…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services