SmartVote: Consumer Groups Press Parties for Commitments

The Canadians Consumer Initiative (CCI), a group of four leading consumer groups, are asking the political parties for commitments on the voice of consumers, telecommunications, financial services, copyright and food safety. What follows is the detailed questionnaire sent to five parties, and the responses received to date.

Download the questionnaire (DOC: English) (DOC: French)

For more information, contact:

Consumer Council of Canada
Ken Whitehurst: 416-784-0880
Don Mercer:  604-685-6501

Public Interest Advocacy Centre
John Lawford: 613-562-4002, ext. 25

Option consommateur
Anu Bose (English): 613-244-2111
Jacinthe Lauzon (French): 514-777-6133

Union des consommateurs
Charles Tanguay: 514-743-0419

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Liberal Party Response (PDF: English) (PDF: French)

BQ Party Response (DOC: French)

NDP Response (Not received)

Green Party Response (Not received)

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