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Can't Sucker Me!

Students discover the advertising strategies used to encourage them to consume, then try to raise other people's awareness about the problems of overconsumption.

Author : Établissement vert Brundtland (adaptation of “D’un commerce agréable… et équitable”)

Subject : Advertising, Responsible Consumption

Type : Analysis, Arts and Crafts, Creation, Discussion, Presentation, Teamwork

Grade : Elementary Cycle 2

Length : 2 to 3 hours

Kim’s Camera

Students analyze a case involving warranty compliance based on the provisions of law and must prepare a formal notice addressed to the merchant.

Author : Office de la protection du consommateur

Subject : Consumer Rights and Recourses Options

Type : Analysis, Discussion, Reading, Writing, Teamwork

Grade : Secondary Cycle 1; Secondary Cycle 2

Length : 60 to 90 minutes

Demand the Right Price!

Students answer an online questionnaire about the Price Accuracy Policy and its application.

Author : Office de la protection du consommateur

Subject : Financial Education, Consumer Rights and Recourses Options

Type : Reading, Quiz

Grade : Secondary Cycle 2

Length : 45 minutes

Test Your Knowledge of Warranties

Students answer an online questionnaire about warranties.

Author : Office de la protection du consommateur

Subject : Financial Education, Consumer Rights and Recourses Options

Type : Reading, Quiz, Viewing

Grade : Secondary Cycle 2

Length : 45 to 60 minutes

A Matter of Ethics

The debate format of this activity allows students to discuss advertising topics and to find arguments that support their perspective.

Author : Office de la protection du consommateur

Subject : Advertising

Type : Debate, Discussion, Research

Grade : Secondary Cycle 1; Secondary Cycle 2

Length : 2 hours