November 2020

Consumer Edge

Office of Consumer Affairs

November 2020

November is Financial Literacy Month

Now more than ever, it's important for Canadians to have dependable financial information. So, this year, Financial Literacy Month (FLM) 2020 aims to help Canadians understand their finances during these challenging times.

Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! Remember to follow and use the hashtag #FLM2020.

For more FLM campaign details, refer to FLM2020 webpage.

Find financial help during COVID-19

Would you like to get a list of benefits and support services tailored to your needs?

Answer the quick and easy questionnaire on Then, we will show you a list of current benefits that may help in your situation. It will also have links for more information.

Check out the Support for individuals link for more details.

Beware of COVID-19 fraud

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Canada Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wants to remind Canadians to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for ongoing frauds. Scammers want to profit from consumers' fears, uncertainties and misinformation. They can pose as Government departments, loan companies, charities and other creative means.

Visit the CAFC's info on COVID-19 fraud to protect yourself and report fraud.

Be skeptical of urgent or threatening language and never share your personal or banking information.