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31 Jan, 2014, 11:30 ET Supreme Court of BC Confirms Cash Store must refund $1 million to consumers

VICTORIA, BC, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld Consumer Protection BC's Compliance Orders against Cash...


20 Jan, 2014, 12:46 ET BC Supreme Court confirms consumer information must be removed from credit reports after 6 years

VANCOUVER, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld Consumer Protection BC's Compliance Order against TransUnion of...


11 Dec, 2013, 15:00 ET Consumer Protection BC orders 15-year ban for door-to-door salesman

Business Ordered to Refund Consumers Over $4,000 VICTORIA, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Consumer Protection BC is advising consumers that a Direct...


13 Dec, 2012, 12:00 ET Consumer Protection BC poll reveals 1 in 4 consumers will use credit to buy holiday gifts this year

VICTORIA, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - While a new poll from Consumer Protection BC shows that 95 per cent of consumers are purchasing gifts this...


10 Dec, 2012, 11:38 ET Payday Lending Consumers to Start Getting Over $1 Million in Refunds

VICTORIA, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - British Columbians who were overcharged for payday loans from The Cash Store or Instaloans are eligible for...


20 Jun, 2012, 11:30 ET Consumer Protection BC Uncovers New Violations By Cash Store Financial

VICTORIA, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Consumer Protection BC has identified 3 new contraventions where Cash Store Financial Inc. has violated BC's...


29 May, 2012, 13:18 ET Payday lending consumers are to receive refunds says Consumer Protection BC

VICTORIA, May 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Consumer Protection BC is reminding payday lending consumers that they may be eligible for refunds from Cash Store...


27 Mar, 2012, 15:15 ET Cash Store Ordered to Refund Consumers Back to 2009

VICTORIA, BC, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Consumer Protection BC has ordered Cash Store Financial Inc., a Canadian payday lender, more commonly...