Le conseiller de Rideau-Vanier, Mathieu Fleury, a bon espoir de faire adopter une motion qui donnera des pouvoirs accrus à la Ville d'Ottawa pour encadrer la prolifération de commerces d'avance de fonds, comme c'est le cas dans son secteur.
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Ottawa members held a press conference at city hall regarding councillor Fleury’s motion to look at a licensing program for predatory lenders and to ask the province permission to zoning the distances between lenders.
Vanier has the highest concentration of pay day loan shops in Canada, and a City Councillor is trying to make sure they don’t end up with even more.
The former municipality of Vanier in Ottawa has 16 payday loan outlets, or one for every 1,000 residents.
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Coun. Mathieu Fleury is asking that payday loan shops be licensed by the city, along with stricter regulations on where they can be located.