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  • Ontario Expanding Protection for Consumers Making Big Purchases

    Ontario is introducing legislation that would, if passed, strengthen protection for consumers making significant purchases like buying event tickets or travel services, and purchasing or selling real estate, including newly built homes.

    News Release | Government and Consumer Services

  • Mississauga Contractor Convicted

    On September 12, 2017, Customized Organizing Solutions Inc., carrying on business as, In Touch Interiors and Kamal Malekzai of Mississauga, as a Director of the corporation, were convicted of an unfair practice and failing to refund contrary to the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

  • Eastern Ontario Contractors Convicted

    On August 31, 2017 Francis Lizotte and Steve Pasztor of Orleans Caulking, in Thurso, Quebec, plead guilty to and were convicted of two counts of providing a contract that did not comply with the regulations of the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

  • What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Home Renovation

    There are many things to think about when hiring a contractor for a home renovation. Taking the time to research and choose a reliable business or contractor goes a long way towards protecting you and your home.

    News Release | Government and Consumer Services

  • No More Hidden Fees When Booking a Summer Vacation

    Vacations should be relaxing, and planning one should be too. Ontario has taken steps to help people make informed decisions when booking travel by increasing consumer protection and transparency. 

    News Release | Government and Consumer Services

  • Eastern Ontario Door-to-Door Company Director Convicted

    On June 7, 2017 Danny Shamon of Guelph pleaded guilty to and was convicted of one count of failing, as an officer or director of a corporation, to prevent the corporation from committing an unfair practice contrary to the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

  • Mississauga Contractor Convicted

    On May 23, 2017 Jeffrey Cabral Da Silva of Mississauga pleaded guilty to, and was convicted of one count of engaging in unfair practice contrary to the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Wedding Photographer Convicted

    On May 16, 2017 Jesse Stockton of Niagara-on-the-Lake pleaded guilty to, and was convicted of one count of engaging in unfair practice and to nine counts of failure to refund contrary to the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

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