Canadian Consumer Advocate

The ADR Chambers—Banking Ombuds Office supports the establishment of an advocacy-focused Canadian Consumer Advocate

Canadian Consumer Advocate:  an advocate who represents and advises consumers during the process of their complaint before a neutral third party, helping them present persuasive arguments and focusing on bringing the parties to a mutually agreeable settlement.

Advocacy models serving Canadians

·       Law Help Ontario

·       Student Advocate (multiple)

·       Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)

·       Handicap-Vie-Dignité (HVD)

·       ARCH Disability Law Centre

·       Patient Advocate (multiple)

·       Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC)

·       Citizens With Disabilities – Ontario (CWDO)

·       Clinique juridique Juripop

The ADR Chambers—Banking Ombuds Office supports the establishment of an advocacy-focused Canadian Consumer Advocate. Consumers need a new advocate,  not another Commissioner.