Explore Your Topic: Consumer

Our librarians have handpicked the most helpful resources on this topic from the Library collection and online.

Library Databases

Consumer Reports

Electronic version of Consumer Reports magazine.

Consumer Reports Buying Guide

Annual Consumer Reports Buying Guides from 1999 to the present.


On the Web

BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands and charities they can trust. File complaints against, or search for reports on a company.

Find the top rated toys and games.

ConsumerInformation.ca helps consumers find authoritative information on consumer issues.

The information available on ConsumerInformation.ca is provided by objective, trustworthy and reliable sources, including federal, provincial and territorial governments, and non-government sources.

Consumer database of categorized consumer product reviews from a variety of news and trade publications. For everything from automobiles to washers and dryers, it ranks and describes all reviews and recommendations.

The Canadian government's guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and cooling, and more.

Posts advisories, warnings and recalls on consumer products.

Information on consumer rights, avoiding scams and frauds, making a complaing, advertising, and getting out of debt.