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Topics: Economy and Finance Organizations: Service Alberta

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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 standards is a requirement for the purposes of licensing in Alberta.


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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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August 2, 2019

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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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August 2, 2019

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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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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...