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Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Alternate Name OCR ; PIAC
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
285 McLeod St, Suite 200
Ottawa, ON K2P 1A1
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Intersection McLeod St and Elgin St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Advances the interests of individuals and groups who are generally underrepresented in issues of major public concern. * Seeks to ensure that the public interest is considered and represented in government and private sector decisions concerning consumer issues. 
Provides legal and research services on behalf of consumer interests, and, in particular, vulnerable consumer interests, concerning the provision of important public services. The primary focus is on issues surrounding: * telecommunications * broadcasting * energy * privacy * electronic commerce * financial services * competition law
Hours Call for details
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions * specifically represent under-resourced public interest or consumer groups
Application Call for more information.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Consumer Action Groups ; Consumer Law ; Group Advocacy ~ Consumer Issues ; Individual Advocacy ~ Consumer Issues ; Political Action/Lobbying Groups ~ Consumer Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-562-4002
Social Media Facebook RSS Twitter
Primary Contact Donna Brady, Office Administrator
Primary Executive John Lawford, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1976
Funding Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130592405 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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