Fraud calendars available

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

A little education goes a long way - especially when it comes to protecting yourself from scam artists. That's the thinking behind the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, launched by Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Aldershot MPP and assistant to the Ministry of Government Services, Ted McMeekin.

"Consumer education is a powerful tool for empowering consumers," noted McMeekin at the event, which took place at the Rotary Cattel Seniors Centre in Dundas.

The 2006 Fraud Free Calendar provides tips for avoiding scams. Earlier this year, the ministry also launched a new consumer protection website and a new series of brochures offering quick and easy ways for consumers to protect themselves in the marketplace. The brochures, covering topics such as travel, contracts and online shopping, are available in eight languages.

The brochures are available across the province through Government Information Centres, local MPP offices, public libraries, police stations and online through the ministry's website at www.mgs.gov.on.ca.

To download the brochures or a copy of the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, visit www.mgs.gov. on.ca. Consumers who want information on how to protect themselves should call the Consumer Services Bureau at 1-800-889-9768.

Fraud calendars available

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

A little education goes a long way - especially when it comes to protecting yourself from scam artists. That's the thinking behind the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, launched by Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Aldershot MPP and assistant to the Ministry of Government Services, Ted McMeekin.

"Consumer education is a powerful tool for empowering consumers," noted McMeekin at the event, which took place at the Rotary Cattel Seniors Centre in Dundas.

The 2006 Fraud Free Calendar provides tips for avoiding scams. Earlier this year, the ministry also launched a new consumer protection website and a new series of brochures offering quick and easy ways for consumers to protect themselves in the marketplace. The brochures, covering topics such as travel, contracts and online shopping, are available in eight languages.

The brochures are available across the province through Government Information Centres, local MPP offices, public libraries, police stations and online through the ministry's website at www.mgs.gov.on.ca.

To download the brochures or a copy of the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, visit www.mgs.gov. on.ca. Consumers who want information on how to protect themselves should call the Consumer Services Bureau at 1-800-889-9768.

Fraud calendars available

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

A little education goes a long way - especially when it comes to protecting yourself from scam artists. That's the thinking behind the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, launched by Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Aldershot MPP and assistant to the Ministry of Government Services, Ted McMeekin.

"Consumer education is a powerful tool for empowering consumers," noted McMeekin at the event, which took place at the Rotary Cattel Seniors Centre in Dundas.

The 2006 Fraud Free Calendar provides tips for avoiding scams. Earlier this year, the ministry also launched a new consumer protection website and a new series of brochures offering quick and easy ways for consumers to protect themselves in the marketplace. The brochures, covering topics such as travel, contracts and online shopping, are available in eight languages.

The brochures are available across the province through Government Information Centres, local MPP offices, public libraries, police stations and online through the ministry's website at www.mgs.gov.on.ca.

To download the brochures or a copy of the 2006 Fraud Free Calendar, visit www.mgs.gov. on.ca. Consumers who want information on how to protect themselves should call the Consumer Services Bureau at 1-800-889-9768.