Better Business Bureau
Suite 404 - 788 Beatty Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 2M1
Good source for checking a businesses’ reputation. Also has consumer tips on their website.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Provides good online information on renting, home buying, developing and renovating, managing and maintaining. Also offers information on housing accessibility.
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
Investigates reports of scams whether by telephone, facsimile, postal mail or the internet. You can report fraud here. Lists alerts of different scams and advice. Provided by the Federal Government.
Consumer Protection BC
Watchdog for consumer complaints including unfair debt collection practices. Wide range of consumer information on website. Responsible for regulating a number of industries including payday loans, debt collection and home inspections among others.
The Little Black Book of Scams
Good information published by the Canadian government detailing different types of scams and how to avoid them.