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Consumer Line 2023

Consumer Line is OMVIC’s consumer guide to Ontario’s motor vehicle dealer industry. It is published throughout the year, delivered free via e-mail and provides consumers with useful tips, industry news and important, up-to-date information.

To read the publications, select a year from the menu on the left.

Sign-up to receive Consumer Line:


  • Consumer Protection Notice
  • Don’t put yourself (and your wallet) at risk
  • OMVIC’s Compensation Fund may be there to help when the dealer falls short
  • Free car-buying webinar: Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • Consumer corner: check out these useful resources



  • Purchasing a new or used vehicle? It’s important to understand how all-in-price advertising works – it’s the law in Ontario
  • Car dealers are bound by all-in price advertising rules, with no hidden extras
  • Free car-buying webinar: March 9, 2023
  • Consumer corner: check out these useful resources



  • Are you in the market for a new or used vehicle in 2023? If so, you have a right to all-in-price advertising
  • Get informed before signing up to vehicle finance
  • Consumer corner: useful resources