IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR REGISTRANTS & CONSUMERS
On February 19, 2021, the Government of Ontario announced Toronto and Peel Public Health Regions with North Bay-Parry Sound District will maintain the shutdown, stay-at-home order and all existing public health workplace safety measures until at least Monday, March 8, 2021.
Dealerships still in shutdown regions may remain open by appointment only between 7:00AM and 8:00PM. Dealerships not in shutdown regions – in the new framework – may open their doors to the public with certain restrictions.
Masks should be worn by everyone participating in a test drive. Vehicles should be properly disinfected before and after each test drive. Test drives should last no more than ten minutes.
Stay up-to-date with where your region falls in the province’s COVID-19 framework by checking out our latest bulletins.
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OMVIC Protects Ontario Car Buyers
As the regulator of motor vehicle sales in Ontario, OMVIC’s mandate is to maintain a fair and informed marketplace by protecting the rights of consumers, enhancing industry professionalism and ensuring fair, honest and open competition for registered motor vehicle dealers. This is achieved by:
Introducing the OMVIC Academy
The OMVIC Academy is an educational resource with instructional videos and a downloadable Car-Buying Guide that teaches students how to become confident car-buyers. Each video is 2-3 minutes long. Topics include: Understanding All-in Price Advertising; Long-Term Loans and Negative Equity; The Dangers Posed by Curbsiders; Consumer Rights when Buying from a Registered Dealer and How to Protect Yourself When Buying Privately. These five lessons in car-buying are a must for any “Padawan” eager to know his or her rights!
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