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Spring 2024

The payday loan predicament

Newcomers to Canada are being forced to navigate predatory debt cycles

Erika Holter

  Marcia Bryan knows firsthand the damage that can be wrought by a payday loan cycle. Bryan moved from Jamaica to Canada with her mother in 1981, when she was 18. Her mom thought it would be a better place for them to make a life. Years later, at a time when Bryan was helping […] More »