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FCAC's Financial Literacy Newsletter—May 2015

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada's newsletter showcases financial literacy initiatives taking place across Canada, in order to promote best practices and spark new initiatives or partnerships that will bring us closer to a more financially literate Canada.

Posted on June 1, 2015

Office of Consumer Affairs' Contributions Program Evaluation

The latest evaluation report of the Office of Consumer Affairs' Contributions Program for Non-Profit Consumer and Voluntary Organizations has been published. The complete report is available on the Industry Canada website.

Posted on June 1, 2015

Canada-U.S. Standards Harmonization: Collaborating to Enhance Benefits for Business and Consumers

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost North American trade and competitiveness that will generate a range of benefits for manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

Posted on June 1, 2015

Identity Theft Report Released

The Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics released its report entitled, "The growing problem of identity theft and its economic and social impact".

Posted on June 1, 2015

"Islamic Finance, Consumer Protection and Financial Stability", An International Monetary Fund Working Paper

The paper aims to contribute to ongoing efforts to strengthen the architecture for consumer protection in Islamic finance as part of the broader effort to safeguard the sound development of the sector.

Posted on June 1, 2015

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