Is there a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Canada?

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Is there a consumer financial protection bureau in Canada?

Rounding it up

  • The Federal Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is the country’s consumer financial protection agency.

  • They are tasked with regulating and enforcing the laws governing the financial industry.

  • The agency stems from the necessity for additional regulation of the market space in the early 2000s and the financial crisis in 2008.

  • The FCAC ensures that structures exist within institutions to allow customers to file complaints.

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Dan Bucherer
#Federal Consumer Agency of Canada#FCAC#consumer protection

Dan Bucherer

Dan is a runner and writer living in the Washington, D.C. area, where he currently works for a financial services trade association as the Communications Director.

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