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Recent Enforcement Actions

Process Description

Administrative Penalites

Business Name Owners / Directors Enforcement Action Section Amount of Penalty ($) Date Notice Issued
Auto Gallery of Winnipeg Gord Pederson
Daniel Gagnon
Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
6(1)(c) Motor Vehicle Advertising and Information Disclosure Regulation $5,000 13-Nov-15
5117951 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
The Pas Title Loans
Diane Hlady
Angela Kuba
Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
151.1(1) Consumer Protection Act $5,000 16-Sep-15
3928366 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
The Fast Cash Company
Leonard Thompson Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
18.2 Payday Loans Regulation $5,000 6-May-15
3928366 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
City Cash Co.
Leonard Thompson Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
18.2 Payday Loans Regulation $5,000 6-May-15
3928366 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
Fast Cash Dauphin
Leonard Thompson Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
18.2 Payday Loans Regulation $5,000 6-May-15
3928366 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
Fast Cash Dauphin
Leonard Thompson Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
15.6(1) Payday Loans Regulation $5,000 6-May-15
3928366 Manitoba Ltd. d/b/a
Fast Cash Dauphin
Leonard Thompson Administrative Penalty for Corporation –
First Contravention
157 Consumer Protection Act $5,000 6-May-15

Prosecutions

Business Name Owners / Directors Charges Amount of Penalty ($) Date Notice Issued
Canadian Custom Cabinets Garvin De La Mothe Section 33(1) Business Practices Act $20,000 26-Nov-2015
Canadian Custom Cabinets Garvin De La Mothe Failure to Attend Court $100 26-Nov-2015

The Consumer Protection Office provides education and protection to consumers and businesses by ensuring a fair, safe and informed marketplace. The Consumer Protection Office is dedicated to providing information services, as well as regulatory practices that serve the interests of citizens while contributing to a competitive economy.  The goal is to achieve compliance through education and the provision of information.

The Manitoba Consumer Protection Office is authorized by law to publish information respecting the enforcement actions it takes. The public has a right to know about the decisions made by the Consumer Protection Office and the actions taken to enforce Manitoba’s consumer protection laws.

The Consumer Protection Act and The Business Practices Act authorize the Consumer Protection Office to release information when it is determined to be in the public interest to do so.  This includes publishing information respecting terms and conditions placed on licenses, administrative penalties, suspension or cancellation of licenses, orders issued, and charges laid in court.

The Consumer Protection Office will publish the name of the person against whom the action was taken, the amount of any penalty, and the reason for the action or the nature of the contravention.