Our Sources and Additional Resources

The Office of Consumer Affairs has brought together on a single website the very best consumer information, tools and services available from the most objective, trustworthy and reliable sources.

The information and resources available through ConsumerInformation.ca are provided through a collaboration which includes federal, provincial and territorial government agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations.

Here you will find links to additional resources, as well as the websites of all our sources in consumer information.

Additional Resources

Our Sources in Consumer Information


Additional Resources

Canada's Office of Consumer Affairs

As part of Industry Canada, the Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA) works with both the public sector and private sector, using information, research and innovative policy instruments to complement and support consumer protection regulation. The OCA works with its partners in the areas of consumer education and awareness to promote a greater understanding of the power of the consumer in the Canadian economy.

Canada's Office of Consumer Affairs

The Canadian Consumer Handbook

The Consumer Handbook is intended to help consumers become better-informed and more confident in the marketplace. It offers consumer tips on a wide range of topics, along with a directory of government and non-government contacts useful to consumers. The Handbook was created by the CMC and is maintained by the Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA).

Canadian Consumer Handbook

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation Website

Fightspam.gc.ca provides a plain language explanation, as well as key facts about Canada's new anti-spam legislation which was passed in December 2010. The new legislation will enter into force following a Governor in Council order. Once the law is in force, it will help to protect Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace.

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation Website





Our Sources in Consumer Information

Below you will find links to the web sites of our federal, provincial and territorial government, and non-government sources.

Federal Government

Provincial and Territorial Consumer Affairs Offices

Other Sources

Credit Counselling Services