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Date updated: April 16, 2020

COVID-19 related Tops 10 Scams and Frauds

Beware of the frauds and scams happening during COVID-19. Here is a list of the top 10. Protect yourself and educate your friends and family. Stay Safe!   Top 10 Frauds and Scams during COVID-19

Frauds and Scams- 5 tips during COVID-19

5 Tips to protect yourself from COVID-19 Related Fraud and Scams. Never click on links or attachments in unsolicited or suspicious emails Never give out your personal or financial information by email, text or phone Note that financial institutions like your bank will never ask you to give personal, login or account information by text…

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada

The Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc.  can provide you with a debt management plan. Credit counselling services help you manage your finances and get out of debt. While it isn’t easy, with a little bit of help you can live a debt-free life. In addition, CCSAC provides financial education programs at the community level..

Seniors: for family and other caregivers.

Do you take care of a loved one? This is an informative website with some good information and links to federal resources about caregiving. Please note – any provincial links contain Ontario-specific information.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Services sets standards for and evaluates businesses, charities, advertisements… BBB alerts customers and businesses to unfair or illegal practices and schemes in Canada (nationally and locally). Services for NL are carried out online, by phone from Halifax through the BBB Atlantic Offices (see below). Contact by telephone Toll free: 1-877-663-2363 or by E-mail:…

Consumer Advisories and Alerts – Helps Consumers Make Informed Decisions

Consumer Advisories and Alerts webpage that provides a consolidation of information for consumers interested in bad business practices, public advisories, consumer alerts and consumer product recalls. The updated webpage is easy to navigate, giving consumers’ quick access to information to help them make informed choices and protect their health. The webpage will be reviewed and…

Seniors and Aging Division -NL

The Seniors and Aging Division works with other government departments and agencies to promote healthy aging across the lifespan. The Division acts as a centre of expertise and knowledge on aging and seniors. The main functions of the Division is are to oversee the implementation of seniors and aging initiatives and adult protection. Goals of…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

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