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Minister Champagne Triples Consumer Advocacy Funding to Support Research and Consumer Awareness

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, has unveiled an investment in the Contributions Program for Non-Profit Consumer and Voluntary Organizations. Over the next five years, its funding will triple, increasing from $1.69 million to $5 million annually. This boost in funding will expand research in the retail sector, including groceries, to combat food inflation. The goal is to create tools that help consumers make informed choices and reduce household costs. These initiatives aim to enhance affordability for Canadians and combat practices detrimental to consumers, supporting the government’s ongoing efforts to make life more affordable.

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