The following News Release or Speech was posted on the Finance Canada Site May 21, 2009 Toronto, May 21, 2009 2009-048 Delivering on the Government’s promise to help consumers of financial products, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today released new proposed regulations aimed at limiting business practices that are not beneficial to consumers and providing clear and timely information to Canadians about credit cards. “Close to 25 million Canadians have credit cards, and most of them pay their balance in full, which is a great credit to how prudent Canadians are generally,” said Minister Flaherty. “Through Canada’s Economic [More]