March 21, 2012

Competition Bureau - March 21, 2012 - Consumer information, Events and Announcements, Government
OTTAWA, March 21, 2012 -- As part of Fraud Prevention Month, the Competition Bureau is launching The Little Black Book of Scams, a compact and easy to use reference guide filled with information Canadians can use to protect...

March 19, 2012

Competition Bureau - March 19, 2012 - Consumer information, Government, Lifestyles, Technology
Use of "Fake News Websites" OTTAWA, March 19, 2012 -- During Fraud Prevention Month, the Competition Bureau is advising Canadians to be watchful of advertisements on the Internet that appear to be legitimate news...

March 13, 2012

Competition Bureau - March 13, 2012 - Consumer information, Finance and Business, Government
Ottawa, March 13, 2012 -- Scams targeting businesses and not-for-profit organizations often succeed because victims think they are dealing with a reputable business.

March 7, 2012

Competition Bureau - March 7, 2012 - Consumer information, Finance and Business, Government
OTTAWA, March 07, 2012 -- Scams come in many forms and knowing how to recognize them will help build consumer confidence in the marketplace. With Fraud Prevention Month underway, the Competition Bureau would like to remind...

July 29, 2011

Competition Bureau - July 29, 2011 - Consumer information, Events and Announcements, Finance and Business, Government
OTTAWA, July 28, 2011 -- The Competition Bureau announced today that it has taken action against five companies and three individuals to ban a deceptive marketing scheme targeting businesses across Canada. The Bureau is seeking...

March 15, 2011

Competition Bureau - March 15, 2011 - Consumer information, Events and Announcements, Families, Parenting and Children, Government, Technology
Consumer Advisory OTTAWA, March 15, 2011 -- Today is World Consumer Rights Day. On this occasion, and as part of Fraud Prevention Month, Deputy Commissioner of Competition Lisa Campbell will be speaking at a conference on "...

March 1, 2011

Competition Bureau - March 1, 2011 - Consumer information, Events and Announcements, Finance and Business, Government
OTTAWA, March 1, 2011 -- The Competition Bureau announces today its participation in Fraud Prevention Month, which this year focuses on the growing problem of online fraud. Fraud Prevention Month is an annual education and...

March 19, 2010

Competition Bureau - March 19, 2010 - Consumer information
Short article for national distribution (310 words) The development of the Internet has been among the most important technological innovations of the past twenty years. Millions of Canadians use the Web daily to get their news...
Competition Bureau - March 19, 2010 - Consumer information
Article for community newspapers (634 words) By Melanie Aitken, Commissioner of Competition The development of the Internet has been among the most important technological innovations of the past twenty years. Millions of...
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