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screen shot 2019 02 13 at 4.06.00 pmThe Institute on Aging (San Francisco) has created these flashcards to help people identify scams and stay safe. This set of 5 cards covers:

  • Fake Government/ Tax scams
  • Online Romance scams
  • Emergency calls or emails from a relative scams
  • Computer virus scams
  • Prizes and lottery scams

For each scenario, the cards detail how the scam works, how to spot it, and how to fight back.


Source: Institute on Aging

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cfoja infographic final en"The recent call by the United Nations for countries to create femicide observatories is a significant and urgent signal. Despite research done to date, and advances made, this issue remains a very serious and critical issue for women and girls in Canada and around the world.

''The CFOJA was established to respond to this call. Its work is supported and strengthened by collaborations among researchers and an advisory panel of experts from across the country. This ensures that the work is both grounded in accurate statistical data and accompanied by a reliable and accessible presentation of information in a way that best reflects the realities of the women and girls who are killed by violence in Canada.      

This infographic summarizes some key findings from the CFOJA 2018 report. The report contains critical information that builds on the earlier and ongoing work on femicide in Canada and internationally by highlighting current and emerging trends and issues that require further investigation and monitoring in the coming years. "

Source: Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability 

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A snapshot of life experiences and attitudes of Australians aged 50 and over

''This research was commissioned by the Federation of nine Councils on the Ageing (COTA) across Australia – including all eight COTA state and territory organisations and COTA Australia – in order to understand the views, life experiences and needs of Australians aged 50+.''

Find the whole report right here

Source: COTA

 

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littleblackbookofscams coverThis brochure by Competition Bureau Canada outlines the different kind of frauds and scams out there, how to spot them, how to protect yourself and how to report them.

  • Fraud fighting 101
  • Subscription traps
  • Identity theft
  • CEO scams
  • Health and medical scams
  • Romance scams
  • Business scams
  • Phishing and smishing scams
  • Tax scams
  • Door-to-door scams
  • Emergency scams
  • Purchase of merchandise scams
  • Sale of merchandise scams
  • Red flags: things to watch for
  • Reporting a scam

 Source: Competition Bureau Canada

 

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