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37 results found for: "Consumer infosheet"

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


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December 1, 2018

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In Alberta, the Residential Tenancies Act applies to most people who rent the place where they live. This law sets out the rights and responsibilities that apply to tenants. This publication contains former tips in a one-stop location: inspection reports, sample cleaning list, and a checklist for...


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October 1, 2018

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In Alberta, the Residential Tenancies Act applies to most people who rent the place where they live. This law sets out the rights and responsibilities that apply to tenants. This publication contains inspection reports and sample cleaning list.


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October 1, 2018

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In Alberta, the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act applies to people who own a mobile home and rent the mobile home site from a landlord. This law sets out the rights and responsibilities that apply to these tenancies.


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May 1, 2018

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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 Collection and Debt Repayment Practices Regulation identify the rules these businesses and the...


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May 1, 2018

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Describes the four main types of mortgage fraud, what you can do to protect yourself from mortgage fraud, and what to do if you suspect a suspicious transaction.


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December 1, 2017

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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 account overdrafts, lines of credit, credit cards, finance agreements, student loans, payday loans, etc....


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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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December 1, 2017

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Some landlords are changing the way they charge tenants for natural gas and electricity. Landlords are using a new tool that measures the energy used by each rental unit. This tool is called a sub-meter. This tipsheet includes information about sub-meters and how they may impact tenants. It also...


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December 1, 2017

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The Time Share Contracts Regulation under the Fair Trading Act has been expanded to include the sale of points-based time share contracts. The name has been changed to the Time Share and Points-based Contracts and Business Regulation. This publication outlines the three different classes of...