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The information available on is provided by objective, trustworthy and reliable sources, including federal, provincial and territorial governments, and non-government sources.

Making the Right Move...

Many consumers spend the Spring and Summer preparing for the rest of the year by making new purchases or certain significant lifestyle changes, such as moving, buying a new home or purchasing a vehicle.

You may wish to consult some of the following topics and resources for tips and information, so that you can be well prepared no matter what your plans are.

The website of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation also offers a wealth of information for renters, prospective home buyers and on home renovations.

Learn to Complain More Effectively

The Complaint Roadmap uses a step-by-step approach to help you learn how to complain more effectively and direct you to the right complaint handling body when dealing with businesses, service providers, and retailers.

Tools and Resources for Consumers

Recalls and Safety Alerts Database

The Recalls and Safety Alerts Database found on the Healthy Canadians website provides consumers with easy access to a comprehensive list of recalls, advisories, and safety alerts. This database includes recalls from Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Transport Canada.

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Build Your Buying Skills
Helpful basic buying tips you can use to become a well-informed and knowledgeable consumer.


My Expenses Calculator
Allows you to calculate how much your daily, weekly and monthly spending habits are costing you.

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Rent or Buy a Home Calculator
Allows you to compare the cost of buying a home with the cost of renting a home.

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Key Consumer Contacts
Contact your local provincial or territorial consumer affairs office for more information.