Ministry of Service Alberta

Responsible for services including registries, land titles, consumer protection and the Alberta Queen's Printer.

A better deal for consumers and businesses

Bill 31, A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act, was passed in the Legislative Assembly. The majority of the changes will be in effect once the Bill receives Royal Assent. New protections in the areas of ticket sales, high-cost credit, veterinary service, car sales and repairs, and changes to AMVIC will come into effect as related regulations are developed throughout 2018.

News release

Proposed legislation highlights

Consultation summary

Condominium Property Act - regulatory development

We recently conducted an online survey and held a series of open houses to provide Albertans a voice in the development of new condominium regulations.

News release (Oct. 12, 2017)

More details on the consultations

Condominium Property Act information

Protecting consumers and honest businesses

Service Alberta’s Consumer Investigations Unit concluded 618 investigations during the 2016-17 fiscal year. As a result, the courts ordered:

  • $957,010 in restitution to be paid back to consumers
  • $272,445 in fines to individuals and businesses for contraventions such as misleading consumers, operating without licences or failing to refund consumers.

In addition to court-ordered penalties, Service Alberta undertook a number of administrative actions.

News release (Nov 23, 2017)

Businesses

Get a business licence, incorporate a business or organization, find a business registry.

Doing Business with the Government

Surplus sales, bid on opportunities, laws and trade agreements.

Alberta Queen's Printer

Your official source of Alberta government laws and publications since 1906.

Charitable Organizations & Non-profits

Register a charity or non-profit, fundraising, keeping records.

Consumer Protection

File a complaint, fraud awareness, consumer education.

Open Government

Use government information to do research, build apps and gain insights.

Driving & Vehicles

Online fine payment, driving in Alberta, access to driver and vehicle information, vehicles.

Family and Life Events

Births, deaths, getting married, change a registration.

Housing, Property & Utilities

Renting, hiring a home inspector, land titles, Internet services, compare gas and electricity companies, register a lien.

Privacy & Accessing Information

Alberta government library, freedom of information and protection of privacy (FOIP), personal information protection act (PIPA), records and information management, registry, open government.

Registry Services

Find a registry agent, become a registry agent, become a registries online subscriber.

Utilities Consumer Advocate

The UCA is the voice of residential, agricultural, and small business consumers in Alberta's electricity and natural gas markets.