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March 02, 2015 Equifax Canada's Top-10 Tips to Protect Personal Data

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 2, 2015) - As part of Fraud Prevention Month activities in March, Equifax Canada offers the following helpful tips to assist people in safeguarding their personal data and identity: Be Vigilant - If it looks too goo...

December 03, 2014 Equifax Canada Reports Consumer Debt Grows to Over $1.5 Trillion

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 3, 2014) - Heading into the holidays, Canadian consumers have yet again tipped the scales setting a new benchmark of over $1.513 trillion in debt, according to Equifax Canada's Q3 2014 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Comparatively...

November 24, 2014 Lisa Nelson Named President of Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2014) - Consumer and business insights expert, Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced today the appointment of Lisa Nelson as president of its Canadian operations, effective January 1, 2015. Nelson replaces Carol Gray, current president of Equifax...

October 16, 2014 Equifax Canada Launches New Credit Score to Benefit Lenders and Consumers New to Credit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2014) - Equifax Canada has developed a new credit score to assist lenders and the one in five applications from Canadians who currently struggle to obtain credit, auto financing or a mortgage. Score Complete™ was developed for c...

September 04, 2014 Consumer Debt is Up; Delinquency Rate Hits New Low, According to Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 4, 2014) - While the average debt among Canadians increased when compared to the same quarter last year, the national delinquency rate reached its lowest level since 2008, according to Equifax Canada's Q2 2014 National Consumer Credit Trends Rep...

August 11, 2014 Homebuyers Want Personal Data Safeguarded

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2014) - Homebuyers are increasingly worried about protecting their personal data according to a recent survey by Equifax Canada. A majority of Canadians (79%) are more concerned today about safeguarding their personal information than a year ...

June 08, 2014 Demand for Credit Strongest in Western Canada According to Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 8, 2014) - Demand for credit has increased for four consecutive quarters in Western Canada, while activity in the Eastern provinces continues to slow down according to Equifax Canada's Q1 2014 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. "Our ...

May 27, 2014 Equifax Canada Warns Parliamentary Committee about Identity-Related Crimes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) - Equifax Canada today sent a delegation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics to warn parliamentarians about the rise and evolution of "identity-related" crimes in particular flagging the...

April 03, 2014 Equifax Workforce Solutions Experts to Lead Educational Sessions at CUPA-HR and SHRM Conferences

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - WHO: Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, data, analytics and verification services. WHAT:  Will present Affordable Care Act (ACA) and electronic onboarding expertise to help colleges, unive...

March 31, 2014 Workforce Insights From Equifax Workforce Solutions Reveal Increase in Voluntary Turnover in 2013

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2014) - Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, analytics and verification services, today announced the introduction of Workforce Insights, which provides data on voluntary employment trends. This unique workforce research shows a growing...

March 18, 2014 Equifax Workforce Solutions Expands St. Louis Presence, Adds State-of-the-Art Facility in Earth City

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, analytics and verification services, today announced it has expanded its presence in St. Louis with the acquisition of a 99,000 square foot office building on Rider Trail in Earth City. The ne...

March 06, 2014 Equifax Canada Forecasts Strong Growth in Canadian and U.S. Auto Sectors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 6, 2014) - Equifax Canada predicts continued growth in the auto sector on both sides of the border based on the strengthening global economy, continuing low interest rates, potential for more manufacturer incentives, and increased consumer confi...

March 05, 2014 Equifax Reminds Canadians to Spring Forward by Checking Their Credit Score

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 5, 2014) - Call it 'spring cleaning' for your personal finances. When you change your clocks this weekend to begin Daylight Savings Time, Equifax Canada is encouraging consumers to take a few minutes to check their credit report and score - it's...

February 27, 2014 Equifax Launches Data Breach Resources Website to Help Educate and Protect Canadian Businesses

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2014) - Equifax Canada (NYSE:EFX) today launched a new Data Breach resources website (www.equifaxprotect.com) in response to a recent rash of data breaches and pending legislative changes aimed at protecting organizations that collect and mai...

February 09, 2014 Equifax Canada Reports Consumer Debt Grows to Over $1.4 Trillion

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2014) - Despite a consumer debt load now ticking up to $1.422 Trillion nationally, Equifax Canada's Q4 2013 National Consumer Credit Trends Report also found that the national delinquency rate reached a new record low at 1.12 per cent. ...

January 27, 2014 Equifax Survey Indicates Financial Fitness Top Priority for Most Canadians

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2014) - Taking stock after the holidays, 85 per cent of Canadians say they plan to make significant financial changes in 2014 with paying down debt and saving more money as their top priorities. "At this time of year, many people are ...

January 09, 2014 Equifax Canada and Environics Analytics Partner to Enhance the Power of Data-Driven Marketers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 9, 2014) - Equifax Canada, a leading provider of consumer and commercial information solutions, today announced a partnership with Environics Analytics, the premier marketing services and data analytics company in Canada, to deliver more robust s...

November 26, 2013 Equifax Canada Co. and AVS Systems Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 26, 2013) - Equifax Canada Co. and AVS Systems Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership designed to provide end-to-end credit processing solutions. Equifax is a trusted provider of consumer and commercial credit risk assessment and manageme...

November 25, 2013 Demand for Consumer Debt Continues to Grow Moderately While the National 90 Day-Plus Delinquency Rate at Record Lows-Equifax Canada Reports

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 25, 2013) - Equifax Canada's Q3 2013 National Consumer Credit Trends Report finds that total consumer debt balances (excluding mortgages) increased by 3.7 per cent year-over-year in Q3 2013 while average balance per consumer grew 2.3 per cent. ...

August 26, 2013 National Average Delinquency Rate at Record Lows While Seniors Acquire More Debt-Equifax Canada Reports

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2013) - Equifax Canada's Q2 2013 National Consumer Credit Trends Report finds that the National 90 day-plus delinquency rate decreased over the past three years in Canada, to a record low of 1.19 per cent. But Canadian consumers cont...