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Jul 25, 2019, 10:15 ET FCAC to monitor banks' compliance with new voluntary code of conduct to protect seniors

OTTAWA, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the banking industry adopted a Code of Conduct for the Delivery of Banking Services to Seniors (the code). The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) will...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:48 ET FCAC report: Consumers' knowledge and use of home equity lines of credit puts their financial well-being at risk

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - A report published today by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) suggests that although home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) are widely sold, many consumers...


Nov 27, 2018, 10:25 ET FCAC releases new data on Canadians' budgeting behaviours and financial well-being

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) presented the findings of two research projects during the National Research Symposium on Financial Literacy in Toronto on ...


Nov 01, 2018, 11:00 ET Financial Literacy Month 2018 rallies Canadians to invest in their financial well-being

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), in collaboration with the Bank of Canada, launched the 8th annual Financial Literacy Month (FLM) this morning, opening...


Oct 04, 2018, 16:38 ET Financial Consumer Agency of Canada publishes 2017-2018 Annual Report

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has released its 2017–2018 annual report. The report covers FCAC's significant work from April 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018....


Oct 03, 2018, 16:00 ET FCAC's new Supervision Framework now in effect

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada's (FCAC's) new Supervision Framework is in effect as of October 1, 2018, further strengthening FCAC's oversight of the financial...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:00 ET FCAC, the Seven Generations Education Institute and the Martin Family Initiative announce financial literacy pilot project

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), the Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) and the Martin Family Initiative (MFI) today announced they have...


Oct 01, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - FCAC, Seven Generations Education Institute and the Martin Family Initiative to announce new financial literacy program/

OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference where leaders from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), the Seven Generations Education...


Sep 27, 2018, 09:14 ET Media Advisory - FCAC, Seven Generations Education Institute and the Martin Family Initiative to announce new financial literacy program

OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference where leaders from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), the Seven Generations Education...


Aug 01, 2018, 10:00 ET FCAC Commissioner Lucie Tedesco reappointed

OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Governor in Council has re-appointed Lucie Tedesco as Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) for a period of 6 months commencing September 3,...


Jun 26, 2018, 11:00 ET FCAC announces National Financial Literacy Research Sub-Committee

OTTAWA, June 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney, and the National Steering Committee for Financial Literacy today announced the members of the Financial Literacy...


May 29, 2018, 08:31 ET Consumer Alert: Potential Breach of Personal Information

OTTAWA, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ - In the event that your personal information has been compromised, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is encouraging you to take the following steps to reduce...


May 14, 2018, 09:00 ET FCAC publishes Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection

OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) today published its Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection. The Report is in response to a request from...


May 08, 2018, 10:00 ET FCAC announces Indigenous Financial Literacy Working Group

OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney and the National Steering Committee for Financial Literacy today announced a new working group to assist in responding to...


Apr 26, 2018, 10:00 ET FCAC releases Progress Report on Canada's National Research Plan on Financial Literacy 2016-2018

OTTAWA, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) today released the Progress Report on Canada's National Research Plan on Financial Literacy 2016-2018. The purpose of...


Mar 29, 2018, 11:55 ET FCAC Commissioner announces members of new consumer protection advisory committee

OTTAWA, March 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) announced today that 9 leading Canadians have been named to the Consumer Protection Advisory Committee. The advisory...


Mar 21, 2018, 16:05 ET Interview segments with FCAC Commissioner: Retail banking sales culture may raise risks for consumers

OTTAWA, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Following the publication of a report on its review of domestic banks' retail sales practices, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has made interview clips...


Mar 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Retail banking sales culture may raise risks for consumers

OTTAWA, March 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has published a report on its review of domestic banks' retail sales practices. The report, which follows 9 months of...


Mar 13, 2018, 14:25 ET Consumer Alert - FCAC reminds consumers of the risks in giving banking information to third-party online services

OTTAWA, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ - During Fraud Prevention Month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) reminds Canadians of the risks of disclosing their online banking and credit card...


Nov 03, 2017, 11:18 ET FCAC reminds consumers credit reports can help protect them from financial fraud

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - In advance of Order Your Credit Report Day, November 5, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is reminding Canadians of the importance of ordering their credit...


Nov 02, 2017, 10:48 ET FCAC revamps tools to help consumers find the best account and credit card for their needs

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) launched its new and improved Account and Credit Card Comparison Tools. FCAC has redesigned the tools to help...


Oct 31, 2017, 09:48 ET #FLM2017: Financial Literacy Month kicks off for the seventh year

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - November marks the beginning of the seventh annual Financial Literacy Month (FLM), which aims to improve the financial literacy of Canadians, help them better manage...


Oct 25, 2017, 09:49 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media registration is open for National Conference on Financial Literacy/

OTTAWA, Oct. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Media can now register to attend the National Conference on Financial Literacy, which will take place in Montreal, November 1 to 3, 2017. Registered media will have the...


Oct 12, 2017, 16:05 ET Media Advisory - Media registration is open for National Conference on Financial Literacy

OTTAWA, Oct. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Media can now register to attend the National Conference on Financial Literacy, which will take place in Montreal, November 1 to 3, 2017. Registered media will have the...


Oct 06, 2017, 11:45 ET Financial Consumer Agency of Canada publishes 2016-2017 Annual Report

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has published its 2016-2017 Annual Report: Protect – Inform – Collaborate. The report shows how FCAC protected financial...