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Travel advice and advisories for Philippines

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/philippines

May 13, 2019 ... of accepting snacks, beverages, gum or cigarettes from new acquaintances. These items may contain drugs that could put you at risk of sexual assault and robbery. Scams Money Be wary of a variety of scams involving, for example, money counting (exchange), fake taxi meters and email requests for funds. Credit card and ATM fraud occurs. Be cautious when using debit

Consumer caution! | Natural Resources Canada

https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/products/whats-new/16576

Apr 29, 2019 ... contact the appropriate provincial or federal consumer protection authorities. Please let us know if they claim to represent ENERGY STAR Canada. Natural Resources Canada does have a searchable database to locate regional energy product rebates across the country. Door-to-door sales What does the scam look like? The Government of Canada is aware that salespeople

Travel advice and advisories for United Kingdom

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/united-kingdom

May 13, 2019 ... in urban areas during the summer months and when walking after dark Spiked food and drinks Never leave food or drinks unattended or in the care of strangers. Be wary of accepting snacks, beverages, gum or cigarettes from new acquaintances, as these items may contain drugs that could put you at risk of sexual assault and robbery. Fraud ATM scams are on the rise

Anti-fraud videos - Competition Bureau Canada

http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04272.html

Feb 22, 2018 ... and businesses, and show Canadians how they can protect themselves and their families from fraud. Subscription traps Identity theft scams Phishing scams Service Scams Charity Scams Dating and Romance Scams Emergency Scams Health and Medical Scams Money Transfer Request Scams Pyramid Schemes Lotteries, Sweepstakes and Contests Small Business Scams Job and Employment Scams

Travel advice and advisories for Singapore

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/singapore

Apr 15, 2019 ... be reported to the local police and the High Commission of Canada in Singapore. Fraud Scams involving property rental occur. The scams include online advertising of properties that are not available for rent or that do not exist. You should only book your rental through a reputable service and, preferably, visit the potential rental and meet the landlord before

Travel advice and advisories for Tunisia

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/tunisia

May 14, 2019 ... of chikungunya in this country. Chikungunya is a virus spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Chikungunya can cause a viral disease that typically causes fever and pain in the joints. In some cases, the joint pain can be severe and last for months or years. Protect yourself from mosquito bites at all times. There is no vaccine available for chikungunya. Malaria

National Strategy for Financial Literacy — Count me in, Canada

https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/programs/financial-literacy/financial-literacy-strategy.html

Apr 11, 2019 ... to participation in these programs, of particular concern for people living on low incomes. 3. Prevent and protect against fraud and financial abuse Anyone can fall victim to financial fraud. New scams emerge constantly, aiming to trick people into taking actions that result in losing their money to fraudsters. Canadians need to be aware of the signs to watch for and how

Travel advice and advisories for Indonesia

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/indonesia

May 23, 2019 ... food and drinks Never leave food or drinks unattended or in the care of strangers. People have died after consuming drinks contaminated with methanol. Be wary of accepting snacks, beverages, gum or cigarettes from new acquaintances. These items may contain drugs that could put you at risk of sexual assault and robbery. Fraud There is a very high rate of credit

Travel advice and advisories for Nigeria

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/nigeria

May 17, 2019 ... resulting in deaths have occurred at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. During the dry season, the Harmattan wind leads to high amounts of sand and dust in the air. Air travel within Nigeria can sometimes be restricted due to limited visibility. Occasionally, flights must be rerouted from their original destinations. Fraud Cases of attempted fraud

Don’t buy into fake online endorsements —Not all reviews are from legitimate consumers - Competition Bureau Canada

http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03782.html

Nov 5, 2015 ... their purchasing decisions and a prime platform for astroturfing. Astroturfing negatively impacts consumers and competition in the marketplace by giving inferior businesses an unfair advantage by stealing customers away from legitimate competitors. Associated link Learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams in The Canadian Edition of the Little Black Book of Scams

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