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  • 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

  • Ontario Passes Legislation to Put Consumers First

    Ontario passed legislation today that will strengthen consumer protection by introducing new rules for home inspections, door-to-door sales and payday loans.

    News Release | Government and Consumer Services

  • Strengthening Consumer Protection for Owners of Newly Built Homes

    Ontario has released the final report from the Honourable John Douglas Cunningham, QC, on the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Tarion Warranty Corporation, and will move forward with the recommendations to further protect owners of newly built homes across the province.

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

  • Update on ServiceOntario Centres

    The government has finalized its review and the ServiceOntario centres in the communities of Mississauga, Terrace Bay, Milton, Guelph, Morrisburg, Embrun, Minden, Kemptville and Blind River will remain open. 

    Bulletin | Government and Consumer Services

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