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Pragmatic Solutions to Payday Lending: Regulating Fringe Lending and “Alternative Banking”

Monday, December 15th, 2003
This report is a follow-up to PIAC’s November 2002 Report: “Fringe Lending and “Alternative” Banking: The Consumer Experience” (“Report 1”).

Identity Theft: The Need for Better Consumer Protection

Sunday, November 30th, 2003
Identity theft is a rapidly growing problem in Canada. It represents a grave threat to consumer security and confidence in the modern marketplace. It also represents a serious challenge to business in general and to the financial marketplace in particular.

Identity Theft as a Justification for a National Identity Card

Tuesday, November 4th, 2003
It has been suggested that a national identity card would help to reduce the incidence of ID theft in Canada. There are many problems with such a conclusion. Such a “universal identifier” would invariably face immense pressure towards function creep – it could become a “super-SIN”.

Payday Lending – Fringe Lending and “Alternative Banking”?

Thursday, November 21st, 2002
First Report on Fringe Lending and Alternative Banking, The Consumer Experience
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