The Council on Aging of Ottawa | (613) 789-3577 | (613) 789-3577
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Son helping his mother with online banking

Exploring Online Banking
and Shopping

Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods.


Online Banking

Contact your bank to talk with someone about setting up online banking

Internet Safety

Connect Safely seniors’ guide to online safety:


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Online Shopping

Government of Canada web page on online shopping:

How to do your grocery shopping online:

Government of Canada web page on buying prescription medications online:

Government of Canada web page on buying consumer products online:

Government of Ontario Site on Safe Online Shopping

Equifax – Help Keep You Identity and Financial Information Safe

Transunion – Fraud Victims Resources