Unfair Practices - the Fair Trading Act (pdf) The applies to most people who rent the place where they live.

This law sets out the rights and responsibilities that apply to landlords.

Effective January 1, 2017, the Government of Alberta banned direct sales (door-to-door) of furnaces and related products and services including water heaters, air conditioners, windows, energy contracts and energy audits.

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Internet Shopping (pdf) Shopping on the Internet is different from shopping at your local mall.

The Internet Sales Contract Regulation applies to residents of Alberta or to people purchasing goods or services from Alberta businesses that sell online.

The Identity Theft (pdf) When someone uses personal information such as your name, social insurance number (SIN), credit card number or other identifying information without your knowledge or permission, it is identity theft and it is a crime.

sets out the rules for businesses selling time shares.

You can sign a contract with an independent electricity and natural gas marketer or you can choose not to sign a contract and receive energy at a regulated rate.

This publication outlines the rules that electricity and natural gas marketers must follow under the The Internet is widely used by Albertans for many purposes.

Dealing with Door-to-Door Sales (pdf) Door-to-door salespeople sell everything from encyclopedias and magazines to home improvements.

If a contract is signed, negotiated or concluded away from the seller’s usual place of business, it is considered a direct sale.

has been expanded to include the sale of points-based time share contracts.