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Save time and money! We've gathered together the tools you need to understand your consumer rights and buy the best products.

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Buying Guides

Consumer Rights

Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports magazine is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services. Access the full-text of the magazine online.

Product Reviews

Use this site to find reviews on all things electronic.

Collects product information and reviews from over 60 countries and several thousand sources to give you the best possible advice.

Consumer Search
Reviews on just about everything.

Product Safety and Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection (ServiceOntario)
Helps Ontario consumers ask the right questions before making important decisions, like joining a gym, renting a water heater and more.

Ministry of Consumer Services
Consumer rights and protection information for residents of Ontario.

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
An independent body established by the federal government that works to protect and inform Canadian consumers of financial products and services.

Health Canada - Consumer Product Safety
Consumer product safety information, including advisories, warning and recalls.

Better Business Bureau
Evaluating businesses against industry standards. Check out a business reputation, find a Better Business Bureau accredited business, file a complaint.

BBBBetter Business Bureau of Mid-Western & Central Ontario
Email: info [at] mwco [dot] bbb [dot] org
Phone: 519.579.3080   Fax: 519.570.0072
354 Charles Street, East, Kitchener ON N2G 4L5

Consumer Reports Channel Videos
Hundreds of freely available video reports of testing done by Consumer Reports magazine, including helpful buying guides. Enter the name of your product in the search box. See the sample guide below about buying a smartphone.