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November 23, 2012 Equifax Response to La Presse Article

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2012) - Statements made in today's La Presse newspaper contain baseless allegations about Equifax Canada, states Tom Carroll, media spokesperson for Equifax Canada. The article references an Equifax employee and alleges that ...

November 15, 2012 Equifax Canada Industry Credit Groups Now Fueled and Supported by an Innovative New Technology Platform-ICG Advantage(TM)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2012) - Equifax Canada (NYSE:EFX) today announced the launch of ICG Advantage™ - an innovative new technology platform that allows Equifax Industry Credit Group members to collaborate and interact more effectively within a secure and saf...

November 06, 2012 Consumer Delinquencies at Lowest Level Since Pre-Recession According to Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 6, 2012) - According to Equifax Canada's (NYSE:EFX) Q3 Quarterly Credit Trends Report, as of September 30, 2012, consumer delinquencies have dropped to 1.22 per cent, the lowest level since before the financial crisis. The report also rev...

September 25, 2012 Equifax Complete Gives Canadian Consumers New Identity Theft Prevention Tools

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 25, 2012) - Equifax today announced the launch of Equifax Complete™, a new suite of credit monitoring and identity theft prevention tools to help Canadians better protect their personal financial data. Identity theft has become big...

July 27, 2012 Data Breaches Are on the Rise: Be Prepared, Advises Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 27, 2012) - Identity thieves are constantly inventing more destructive ways to obtain consumers' personal information. Data compromise in both private and public sectors are on the rise, as evident in the recently announced Elections Ontario priva...

July 19, 2012 Minimal Growth in Canadian Consumer Debt in Second Quarter: Equifax Canada Credit Trends Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 19, 2012) - According to Equifax Canada's (NYSE:EFX) National Credit Trends report, the growth in Canadian non-mortgage debt in the 12 months ending June 2012 was 30 per cent lower than the growth witnessed a year earlier. The report sta...

July 03, 2012 Equifax Canada and FICO Introduce BEACON 9.0 Credit Score

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 2012) - Equifax (NYSE:EFX), a global leader in information solutions, and FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading provider of predictive analytics and decision management technology, today introduced the BEACON® 9.0 Score for lenders and other busines...

June 21, 2012 Equifax Canada Bolsters Its Enterprise Fraud Management Solution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2012) - Equifax Canada, a leader in fraud prevention and identity verification solutions, announced the launch of Citadel 3.0, the latest version of its premier Enterprise Fraud Management solution. Enhancements include real-...

May 02, 2012 Equifax Canada Offers Simple Steps to Improve Creditworthiness

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Canada's consumer delinquency rate improved significantly over the past year, decreasing 7.6 percent from the previous year, according to Equifax Canada's Q1, 2012 National Credit Trends Report. Nadim Abdo, Vice President, Consu...

April 12, 2012 Equifax Canada Announces New Economic Indicator-Credit Seeking Index(TM)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 12, 2012) - According to Equifax Canada's Credit Seeking Index™, a new metric in the company's quarterly Consumer Credit Trends Report (for Q1 period ending in March), demand for new credit by Canadian consumers is only 3 per cent less than...

March 01, 2012 Equifax Canada Offers Suggestions for Safe Online Shopping and Identity Theft Protection

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2012) - Equifax Canada offers a number of suggestions for Fraud Protection Month this March. "Canadians spend a lot of time online," says John Russo, Vice President, Legal Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Equifax Canada. "Almost half...

February 21, 2012 Equifax Canada Reveals Detected Fraud Incidents in the Financial Sector Amount to $650 Million in 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2012) - The dollar value of attempted fraudulent activity is staggering according to Equifax Canada's application fraud data. Figures derived from Equifax's fraud solution database for the financial sector reveal that there was more than $650 ...

February 13, 2012 Equifax Canada Offers Suggestions for Safe Online Shopping and Identity Theft Protection

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2012) - Equifax Canada offers a number of suggestions in time for Fraud Protection Month in March. "Canadians spend a lot of time online," says John Russo, Vice President, Legal Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Equifax Canada. "Almos...

January 10, 2012 Vast Improvement in Consumer Debt According to Equifax Canada-but Sustainability is a Concern

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2012) - Equifax Canada's National Credit Trends Report finds there was "remarkable" improvement in consumer delinquencies and bankruptcies in 2011, after seeing record high numbers in the previous two years during the financial crisis. ...

November 24, 2011 Equifax Canada and Consumer Intelligence Group Create Deeper Intelligence for Marketers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2011) - Deeper consumer credit segmentation is available to Canadian marketers after an agreement between the Consumer Intelligence Group (CiG) and Equifax Canada through a new, enhanced, online market and consumer analysis tool. Equi...

September 30, 2011 Equifax Launches Tenant Selector-a New, Secure, Easy to Use, Online Tenant Screening Service for Property Management Professionals

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2011) - Equifax (NYSE:EFX) announced today the launch of their new online tenant screening service, Tenant Selector. Tenant Selector gives registered property management professionals the ability to screen potential renters quickly and easily...

June 17, 2011 Equifax Canada Unveils New Business Credit Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2011) - As the owner of Canada's largest commercial risk database, Equifax (NYSE:EFX) has raised the industry standard for innovation by launching a powerful information solution. The new Equifax Business Credit Report(TM) provides a comprehensive view of ...

April 29, 2011 Equifax Canada Cautions: Fraud Alerts Alone Are Not Enough Protection Against Data Breaches

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2011) - In light of recent major data breaches that may involve more than 80 million people, Equifax, a leading provider of credit information, risk management and identity services advises consumers to be proactive about protecting their personal informa...

December 01, 2010 Equifax Study Shows Small Business Bankruptcies Rise and Fall in Select Regions

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2010) -   Equifax (NYSE: EFX) today announced the results of its Q3 2010 study on the state of small business bankruptcy -- a key indicator of the financial health of business markets across the United States. Analyzing bankruptcy trends among the ...