Freeland Bypasses Provinces

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland yesterday bypassed all provincial consumer agencies in ordering that customer complaints against banks go to a single federal ombudsman. A similar attempt sought by bank lobbyists in 2016 was successfully defeated following an outcry in the Senate: “Certainly the banks will love this.”

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