Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations promotes fairness in the marketplace and champions consumer protection through education, regulation and complaint resolution.
Knowing your rights as a consumer protects you in the marketplace. By being a savvy shopper, you can walk away when a deal doesn't feel right, or when you know you're not being offered value for your money. How do you know when a deal is actually a scam? How can you tell when your rights are being ignored? These are lessons you don't want to learn first-hand.
Your rights are protected in several key marketplace areas, but, you must do your part. Learn what rights you have and what you can do if you're being treated unfairly.
Consumer scams and fraud exist in nearly every part of the marketplace. It is important for consumers to know how to avoid, and how to protect themselves from scams and fraud.
Need information on payday loans? Need help to safely borrow money and manage debt? Use this section to find out your rights.
Looking to rent? Use this section to find out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in Nova Scotia.
Do you need assistance dealing with an organization you've done business with? Check here for strategies on how to handle complaints.
Learn how to protect yourself when spending money on goods and services in Nova Scotia.
Have you recently lost a loved one or are you planning for the future? Use this section to get information on Nova Scotia's regulated funeral sector.
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