POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 87 highest priority. As a responsible corporate citizen, Canada Post can play a significant role in informing our customers, employees, and the general public about how to minimize vulnerability to fraud of all kinds, and in doing so, support our collective ability to recognize, report and stop it. The Security and Investigations’ group is Canada Post’s principal security advisor to both employees and customers in protecting the mail, information, personnel and assets of Canada Post. Postal Inspectors help to protect the value of the Canada Post brand to customers by advising product and process owners on security requirements, investigating reported incidents of mail theft, damage to Canada Post property, fraud, threats to employees, corporate policy violations, mail related criminal offences, information and identity theft among other concerns. Competition Bureau The Competition Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency. We contribute to the prosperity of Canadians by protecting and promoting competitive markets and enabling informed consumer choice. The Competition Bureau investigates offences under the Competition Act, including Deceptive Marketing, Bid Rigging, Price Fixing, Mass Advertising & Labeling complaints. Complaint line: 1-800-348-5358 (An on-line Complaint Form is also available.) Nova Scotia Securities Commission The Nova Scotia Securities Commissionregulates the province’s capital markets and the advisers who sell and manage securities (investments) traded in those markets. We work to protect investors from unfair, improper actions and investment fraud. The Commission is a source of information and education on safe investing and fraud prevention. Telephone: 902-424-7768 Nova Scotia Department of Seniors The Nova Scotia Department of Seniors serves as a single entry point to government for seniors and their families. To further this work, the Department frequently partners and consults with other government departments, seniors, and seniors’ organizations and groups to coordinate the planning and development of policies, programs, and services for seniors. The Department supports community-based senior safety work throughout the province. The Senior Safety Grant, launched in October 2008, is an initiative of the Departments of Seniors and Justice that helps deliver education and awareness about crime prevention, senior abuse, safety and health issues, and helps connect seniors with police. We also develop resources and deliver senior abuse and awareness information directly to seniors and their families. Senior Abuse Information and Referral line: 1-877-833-3377 Seniors’ General Info Line toll-free: 1-800-670-0065 Retail Council of Canada The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has been the Voice of Retail in Canada since 1963. RCC is a notfor-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 40,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants. We offer a wide range of resources to retailer members to assist with implementation of loss and fraud prevention programs. For consumers, RCC is one of the founders of Canada’s voluntary Scanner Accuracy program. The Scanner Accuracy Code of Practice can be found here:$FILE/ct02381e.pdf. For scanner accuracy questions: 1-866-499-4599 General Information line: 902-406-4350 Continued Partners Against Fraud . . . Continued