The modern marketplace

  • The on-demand economy
    What you need to know before you click “buy now”.
  • Tips to support local businesses
    Information on how to support small businesses in your community.
  • Contracts
    Things to consider when agreeing to a contract.
  • Warranties
    Learn about various types of warranties and considerations to make before you buy.
  • Reward and customer loyalty programs
    Recognize the different types of reward and costumer loyalty programs and learn how to choose and manage them.
  • Retailer rebates
    Receiving instant or mail-in rebates for products and services.
  • Gift cards
    Learn about buying and using gift cards.
  • Rent-to-own plans
    Review information about using rent-to-own plans and making complaint about them.
  • Door-to-door sales
    Engaging in door-to-door sales practices and protecting yourself against scams.
  • Funerals
    Making financial decisions about what services and items you may have to pay for in the event of a funeral.
  • Consumer rebates
    A link to the Competition Bureau web page that provides information about consumer rebates for products and services
  • Retail identification tags
    Information on the use of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags on retail products.