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47 results found for: "Consumer tips"

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October 1, 2021

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This publication provides a quick reference to many of the contacts used by consumers and businesses.


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September 14, 2021

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Tips for landlords to determine if rental applicants are likely to be responsible tenants.


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September 1, 2021

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The Charitable Fund-raising Act and regulation lay out the rules that must be followed when charities ask Albertans for donations. Fundraisers need to know what their legislated responsibilities are.


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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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June 30, 2021

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This tip sheet provides an overview of information for individuals who are considering the purchase of a new or converted condominium from a developer or the purchase of a previously owned unit ...


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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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En Alberta, la loi sur la location de locaux d’habitation (Residential Tenancies Act) s'applique à la plupart des personnes qui louent le logement où elles vivent. Cette loi définit les droits et ...


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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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April 1, 2021

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A cooperative is a business organization started by people who want to use services or buy goods as a group, have an equal say in how the business is run and share in any profits the business ...


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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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February 25, 2021

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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 ...


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February 25, 2021

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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 ...


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December 1, 2020

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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 ...


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December 1, 2020

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Organizations that ask Albertans to donate to fundraising campaigns or which solicit contributions that will be used for a charitable purpose must follow the rules that are set out in Alberta’s ...


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December 1, 2020

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This publication outlines the rules and regulations that must be followed by Alberta businesses that sell goods by public auction. Such sales are governed by the Fair Trading Act, the Public ...


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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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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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June 30, 2020

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Provides an overview of the process that a condominium corporation must follow if it decides to raise money for the corporation’s expenses using a special levy.


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June 30, 2020

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This publication reflects amendments to the Condominium Property Act and its regulations affecting condominium corporations and unit owners. These changes become effective January 1, 2018.


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June 1, 2020

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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 ...