Credit and Identity Theft Education

Empower yourself with the credit and identity theft knowledge you need to feel more confident in your financial future.

Spring into action: How your Equifax credit report & score can help you achieve some of your financial dreams

Your Equifax credit score can help lenders, creditors, and others decide whether or not to grant you a loan or a new credit card. Ensuring your Equifax credit report is error-free can help prevent delays in your loan application.

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What is a Credit Report?

A credit report is a summary of your credit history. Learn how can it help, or hurt, your financial future.

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How Do I Get My Free Credit Report?

Learn how to get a free copy of your credit report from Equifax Canada.

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How to Build Credit in Canada

Whether you’re a young adult, a recent immigrant, or just new to credit, building your credit history in Canada is an essential first step to help you achieve some of your financial goals.

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Credit Protection Strategies: How to Protect Your Credit while Managing Debt

Making the wrong money decisions can hurt your credit scores, possibly making it harder to get a loan or a lower interest rate. These six money moves can help you stretch your dollar without damaging your credit.


Data Breaches Are on the Rise. How Can You Help Protect and Restore Your Identity?

Every month there’s another news story about cyber criminals stealing personal data. How do you know if you’ve been a victim and what can you do to recover?

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I Was A Victim Of ID Theft. What Should I Do?

With Equifax Complete Premier and Equifax Complete Friends and Family, you’re not alone. We’ll help you recover from ID theft, help restore your identity and cover up to $1 million in related expenses (certain conditions, restrictions and exclusions may apply).

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How To Spot Signs Of ID Theft

Identity theft is on the rise in Canada. Checking your credit reports regularly is one of the best ways to spot potential fraud.

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COVID + Credit: Canadian Resource Centre

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COVID + Credit: Deferred Payments and Your Credit Report

How to navigate deferred payments and your credit report during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID + Credit: Your Credit Questions Answered

COVID-19 has had several effects on Canadians' finances and jobs. Learn more about its potential impacts on your credit scores and credit reports.

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What Factors Impact My Credit Scores?

When it comes to financial progress and credit, it's important to understand the actions that may influence your credit scores.

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A Quick Guide to Your Equifax Credit Report & Equifax Credit Score 1:57

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