Seasonal or part time job positions can be a great way to gain experience and make some extra cash during the holidays for young people seeking work after school hours, but you have to also be on the lookout for dubious job offers.
Last Updated - 12/3/2013
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and Consumer Protection BC are advising consumers to be aware that all deals may not be created equal and to read the fine print. So before you head out the door or buy online for an unbelievable deal, consider the following tips:
Last Updated - 11/27/2013
Thrift shops, drop-off bins and collection trucks in the neighbourhood make it easy to get rid of goods we don’t want. Both charities and for-profits are major players in the market for used goods, sometimes separately and sometimes in a variety of arrangements. If you care about the charitable benefit your goods provide, be sure you know what it is.
Last Updated - 11/20/2013
The Better Business Bureau offers the following five tips to help Canadians decide where to direct donations for Typhoon Haiyan relief.
Last Updated - 11/12/2013
Remembrance Day brings out the flags, the solemn ceremonies, the heartfelt thanks… and charitable solicitations. According to Better Business Bureau, donation requests from veterans and military-affiliated charities are always high around Remembrance Day and throughout the holiday season.
Last Updated - 11/8/2013
November is the Financial Literacy Month in Canada and Better Business Bureau is teaming up with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) to spread the word and offer a variety of investor education tools and resources.
Last Updated - 11/7/2013
Here are some tips to help ensure consumers to be informed about computerized eye test offered by eyewear stores.
Last Updated - 11/6/2013
If you’re the owners of a BC-based company, there is a good chance the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has a review for your company. Have you seen it? It easy to search -- simple go to www.mbc.bbb.org. The Better Business Bureaus serving Mainland British Columbia has more than 85,000 local BC businesses listed in our freely accessible database.
Last Updated - 10/31/2013
Consumers and businesses have reported being solicited by companies that claim to provide crime prevention, safety, and police news, but in reality have no affiliation or support of local police.
Last Updated - 10/30/2013
If you’ve locked yourself out of your home, your first call for help might be to a local locksmith. But before you make that call, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) cautions that some locksmiths advertising online may not be local at all and may not even have professional training.
Last Updated - 10/29/2013