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Organizations: Service Alberta Tags: Consumer Protection Act

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September 1, 2021

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Before buying, you should know what condition the home is in and what repairs might be needed. Hiring a qualified home inspector to examine a home can help you to make an informed decision about ...


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May 1, 2021

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La loi sur la protection des consommateurs et consommatrices de l’Alberta (Alberta’s Consumer Protection Act) contribue à protéger les consommateurs contre les pratiques déloyales d’une part, et à ...


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April 1, 2021

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Les agences de recouvrement recouvrent des dettes impayées ou trouvent des débiteurs pour le compte d’autres personnes. Les agences de remboursement de dettes, quant à elles, facturent des frais ...


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March 1, 2021

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This publication explains how to file a complaint with Consumer Services and when an investigation may be opened, as well as other options available to consumers.


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October 1, 2020

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This document provides direction for businesses required to be licensed by the Consumer Protection Act under the High-Cost Credit Regulation and Payday Loans Regulation. Compliance with these ...


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September 25, 2020

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When you use credit to make purchases or pay for services and fail to make payments your creditors may take legal actions to recover the money owed. Common types of credit are bank loans, bank ...


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September 1, 2020

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Direction for businesses required to be licensed by the Consumer Protection Act under the Collection and Debt Repayment Practices Regulation.


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July 1, 2020

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An employment agency helps an employer find employees or helps employees find work or evaluates or tests people for employers seeking employees. Changes to the Employment Agency Business ...


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February 1, 2020

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The Time Share Contracts Regulation under the Consumer Protection Act has been expanded to include the sale of points-based time share contracts. The name has been changed to the Time Share and ...


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May 1, 2019

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This tipsheet provides information about home renovation contracts as well as specific information about working with prepaid contractors. Before you hire a contractor to renovate or repair your ...


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April 1, 2019

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Collection agencies collect unpaid debts or locate debtors for others. Debt repayment agencies charge a fee to negotiate payment arrangements for people who owe money. The Fair Trading Act and the ...


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April 1, 2019

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Gift cards purchased in Alberta are no longer subject to expiry dates and fees that lower their value over time. Refer to the Gift Card Regulation, part of the Fair Trading Act. The regulation ...


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April 1, 2019

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The Time Share and Points-Based Contracts and Business Regulation under the Fair Trading Act sets out the rules for businesses selling time shares. This fact sheet provides information about the ...


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March 11, 2019

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Alberta’s Consumer Protection Act helps protect consumers from unfair practices and businesses from unfair competition. Alberta’s Consumer Bill of Rights was developed to help businesses and ...


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March 1, 2019

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Alberta’s Consumer Protection Act helps protect consumers from unfair practices and businesses from unfair competition. Alberta’s Consumer Bill of Rights was developed to help businesses and ...


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February 1, 2019

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Door-to-door salespeople sell everything from encyclopedias and magazines to home improvements. If a contract is signed, negotiated or concluded away from the seller’s usual place of business, it ...