Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities comply with consumer protection measures, promotes financial education and raises consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities.
We are in the process of moving our services and information to Canada.ca.
Our current Financial Consumer Agency of Canada website will remain available until the move to Canada.ca is complete.
FCAC Commissioner named chair of international regulators forum2016-11-28 – News release
Lucie Tedesco, Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), was appointed Chair of FinCoNet, an international organization of supervisory authorities responsible for financial consumer protection, on November 16, at the organization’s annual general meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia.
FCAC encourages Canadians to manage their money wisely and tackle their debt during #FLM20162016-11-01 – News release
Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney today kicked off the sixth annual Financial Literacy Month (FLM), a campaign focused on helping Canadians take ownership of their personal finances.
Our services and information
Budgeting, banking, money transfers, insurance and planning your finances at different life stages.
Managing debt, credit reports, mortgages, credit cards, loans, lines of credit and more.
Savings and investment types, options, setting goals and choosing a financial advisor.
How much money you'll need, where your money will come from, budgeting and paying off student debt.
Retirement planning, public and registered pensions, RRSPs, RRIFs, retirement income calculator and more.
A one-stop source for resources and events from Canadian organizations on budgeting, saving, investing and more.
How to make a complaint against federally regulated banks, retail associations, federal trust, loan, insurance institutions or payment card operators.
Financial entity obligations, guidance, decisions, complaint information, research, and more.
Merchants’ rights, how card payments work, choosing a service provider.
Canada’s national strategy for financial literacy, the seniors’ financial literacy strategy, the National Steering Committee and more.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act
- Bank Act
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Assessment of Financial Institutions Regulations
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Designated Violations Regulations
- Payday loans: Market trends
- Annual Report 2015- 2016
- Strategic Plan 2014-19 (PDF, 260 KB)
- Business Plan 2016-17 (PDF, 396 KB)
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