Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Consumer Alert – Collection Agents

Released on April 2, 2015

Consumers and businesses in Saskatchewan have recently been targeted by unlicensed persons posing as collection agencies.

Collection Agents are required to be licensed to operate in Saskatchewan under The Collection Agents Act.  Before making any payments, or giving any personal information, consumers should ask for the license number of the Collection Agency and confirm the validity on FCAA411, http://www.fcaa.gov.sk.ca/fcaa411/.

If you believe you have been a victim of fraud, please contact the RCMP or the Consumer Anti-Fraud Centre.

If you have been contacted by an unlicensed collection agent, you should contact the Consumer Protection Division by email at consumerprotection@gov.sk.ca or by phone at 306-787-5550 or Toll Free at 1-877-880-5550.

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For more information, contact:

Matthew Barton
Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority
Regina
Phone: 306-787-6067
Email: matthew.barton@gov.sk.ca

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