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Carol In Your Corner: An Ounce of Prevention…

April 8, 2015

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE, that’s what Desiderius Erasmus, the Dutch Renaissance humanist said in 1523, and ...

New Brunswick Ombudsman is Given Power to Investigate Nursing Homes

May 17, 2013

Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the New Brunswick Department of Health explaining that the ...


Ombudsman: Octagon Capital Corporation Refuses to Compensate Elderly Investor Client More Than $181,000 Lost Due to Unsuitable Investments

November 16, 2012

TORONTO – The Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI) today announced the refusal of Octagon Capital ...


CARP’s Submission on Banking Mediation

September 7, 2012

September 7th 2012: The federal government, under the leadership of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, has released ...

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Take your mortgage elsewhere, RBC tells customer

August 16, 2012

New banking regulations in perspective: this story chronicles one woman's struggles with her bank's mediation ...

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World Bank Recommendations for a Banking and Investments Ombudsman

May 4, 2012

May 4, 2012 – Where would you go if you lost money because a bank, investment firm, or personal advisor gave you poor ...


Trouble with the Taxman?

April 25, 2012

Are you having troubles with the Canadian Revenue Agency?  Well there might be someone on your side. Mr. Paul Dubé is ...

BC Ombudsman’s Delivers Damning new Report – Government Responds with Seniors Action Plan (Updated)

February 24, 2012

February 24th 2012:  A report recently published by the B.C. Ombudsman says that government needs to do more to care ...