Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA)
Mobile Phones: Infographic (foldable version)
Being a Guarantor: Being a Guarantor is a big responsibility that can have serious consequences. This booklet will help you understand all that is involved in being a Guarantor.
Consumer Law FAQs
These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. They provide answers to questions about consumer law in Alberta including the Fair Trading Act, collections and debt repayment, cost of credit disclosure, and credit and personal reports. See also FAQs on Contracts and Consumer Information
Consumer Bill of Rights- The Consumer Bill of Rights outlines the protections that consumers have when buying goods or signing contracts.
Consumer Information (Service Alberta)
This Alberta government department investigates consumer complaints, enforces consumer protection legislation, licenses and registers regulated businesses and charitable organizations and informs consumers and businesses of their rights and responsibilities.
Canada Revenue Agency – Protect Yourself Against Fraud
Learn more about how to recognize a scam. The site provides examples of fraudulent communications and how to protect yourself from identity theft
Financial Literacy for Seniors: Recognizing Fraud
This is a publication of the Alberta Council on Aging produced to educate seniors on being informed and safe from financial fraud.
Welcome to Alberta: A Consumer’s Guide for Newcomers
This is a guide on how to buy products and services in Alberta and contains information about your consumer rights. You will need to buy certain items and you will need to use certain services as you settle into as you start your new life in Alberta.
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (PhoneBusters)
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on mass marketing fraud (telemarketing), advance fee fraud letters, internet fraud and identity theft complaints. Their website provides descriptions of many types of scams. Anti-fraud specialists in their Call Centre provide advice on the steps that victims should take to recover lost funds and to protect themselves in the future. The CFAC (formerly PhoneBusters) is jointly managed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Ontario Provincial Police, and the Competition Bureau of Canada.