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Topics: Economy and Finance Organizations: Service Alberta

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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 consumers understand their rights and responsibilities in Alberta’s marketplace.


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December 1, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019 high-cost credit businesses must be licensed under the Consumer Protection Act and the High-Cost Credit Regulation. This fact sheet explains high-cost credit, describes prohibited practices for licensed high-cost credit lenders, and outlines the rights of borrowers of...


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October 22, 2018

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Sets compliance standards and guidelines for high-cost credit businesses and payday loan businesses operating under the Consumer Protection Act.


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October 16, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019 high-cost credit businesses must be licensed under the Consumer Protection Act and the High-Cost Credit Regulation. This fact sheet explains high-cost credit and describes: licensing requirements for high-cost credit lenders, information that must be provided to borrowers of...


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August 1, 2018

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This annual report summarizes information about payday lending in Alberta and the development of alternatives to payday loans.


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December 31, 2017

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This searchable database provides information on sole-source service contracts of $10,000 or more made by Government of Alberta departments. Contract numbers followed by an "(a)" indicate an amendment to an existing contract. Agencies, Boards and Commissions are not included. The contract data...


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December 1, 2017

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Credit reporting agencies must make sure the information in your file is correct and based on the most reliable evidence available. The Fair Trading Act and the Credit and Personal Reports Regulation identify what can be included in and released from your credit file.


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November 1, 2017

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Describes what a payday loan is, to whom the Payday Loans Regulation applies, how to repay a payday loan, how to cancel a loan, the rules of conduct for payday lenders, cash cards and payday loans, and what to do if you cannot pay back a payday loan.


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May 15, 2015

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List of expenses incurred by elected and government officials subject to the Public Disclosure of Travel and Expenses Directive. Includes category, date and amount of expense and link to scanned receipt.


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May 15, 2015

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Under the Public Service Compensation Disclosure Policy, compensation, including salary, benefit, and severance amounts for government employees with base salaries or severance payments of equal to or greater than the identified annual threshold, are available in the linked dataset.