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 ALL AVAILABLE RESOURCES 

    This CD contains a treasure trove of educational resources matched to Alberta curriculum in a variety of subjects including social studies, science, CTS, CALM, and health and life skills.
    January 2013

    This booklet features information for anyone who is not a Canadian citizen and has experienced or is at-risk of family violence.
    NEW September 2017
     

    This tip sheet explains some of the main differences between legal information and legal advice.
    April 2015

     

    A life lease agreement occurs when a person buys the exclusive right to occupy a unit in a particular development for life, a fixed term or until the person can no longer live independently within the unit.
    September 2010

     

    The sample Living with your Landlord Agreement is meant only to be a guide to assist you in developing your own room rental agreement, and may include terms that do not apply to your renting situation.
    May 2012

     

    A Personal Directive is a written, signed, dated and witnessed document that appoints someone else to look after your personal matters (non-financial only) .
    April 2014

     

    Things to consider when making a Personal Directive.
    December 2015

     

    The purpose of writing a Will is to pass on your belongings to your loved ones according to your wishes and with as few problems as possible. If you die without a Will, it's often more costly, complicated and time-consuming to settle your estate.
    October 2015


     

    Things to consider when making a Will.
    December 2015

     

    By preparing a Power of Attorney now, you can ensure that your property is managed by someone who knows you and what you want, someone you trust to act in your best interests, when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
    NEW December 2016
     

    On June 17, 2016, Canada passed Bill C-14, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code, to enable citizens to access medical assistance in dying.
    NEW June 2016
     

    This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in decision making.
    November 2015
     

    Landlords must follow both the Housing Regulation and corresponding Minimum Housing and Health Standards for the upkeep and condition of their rential properties.
    NEW April 2018
     

    What you should know about mobile phone contracts in Alberta.

    NEW June 2018

    This colourful information sheet provides legal information about mobile phones for all ages and can be folded to fit comfortably in a wallet. Dimensions 9cm x 43cm
    November 2013

     

    This tip sheet explains things you should consider before moving with your children.
    April 2015

     

    In Alberta there are different types of no contact orders. This tipsheet will help determine which orders may apply to your situation.
    Prints to 11" x 17" (ledger size paper)

    NEW May 2016


     

    What you should know about payday loans in Alberta.
    December 2016

     

    A Peace Bond is a type of no contact order that is issued by a criminal court judge. This guide will explain what you need to know about Peace Bonds.
    NEW May 2016
     

    This sample agreement contains examples of the things that can be covered by a pet agreement. The agreement should be adapted to fit the particular situation.
    December 2012

     

    A pet resume is the first introduction that your landlord will have to your pet. You want to highlight your pet's best attributes in the resume and show that you are a responsible pet owner.
    December 2012

     

    If you are at-risk of or currently experiencing domestic violence, it is important to think about what to do if the situation escalates and you need to get help right away.
    NEW May 2016
     

    This booklet is intended for anyone thinking about the possibility that they or a loved on might face mental incapacity in the future.
    NEW June 2016
     

    This booklet provides important information about legal issues related to pre-arranging your own funeral and it can help you make some of the arrangements that will help your family and friends in the time following your death.
    November 2013

     

    This booklet provides an overview of deposits, occupancy fees and other potential issues that may arise when purchasing a new or conversion condominium.
    NEW April 2018

     

    Going to court often causes feelings of anxiety and fear. These tips will help ease your nerves if you need to attend court.
    NEW May 2016
     

    This booklet explains the law and property division when a relationship ends in Alberta. The booklet has information for people who were legally married and people who lived in a common law relationship.
    June 2014

     

    A Queen's Bench Protection Order (QBPO) is a legal tool intended to protect Albertans experiencing family violence.
    NEW May 2016
     

    This tipsheet lists certain obligations that registered charities have under the Income Tax Act.
    April 2015

     

    This tip sheet sets out the rules that a landlord must follow to increase the rent.
    March 2012

    Whether you are a first-time renter or you have been living on your own for a long time and have never had a problem, you should know the laws that govern and protect you as a renter.
    NEW 4th Edition - March 2016

    A tenant who rents a condominium from a landlord is bound by many laws including residential tenancy law, contract law, condominium property law and condominium bylaws.
    February 2013

     

    The Residential Tenancies (Safer Spaces for Victims of Domestic Violence) Amendment Act allows tenants who are experiencing domestic violence a way to end their lease early, without financial penalty.
    December 2016
     

    An easy to read guide on renting in Alberta. This guide is meant to meet the resource needs of multicultural communities and the people that work with them, such as English language educators and settlement agencies. This guide provides general legal information on Alberta law only.
    NEW June 2016

    This guide was developed for frontline service providers in Alberta. It provides general legal information on Alberta law only.
    NEW January 2016

     

    If you are a homeowner and thinking about renting out a spare room in your home you should become familiar with the laws that relate to this type of living arrangement.
    December 2013

     

    As a landlord and owner of a condominium unit, you must be familiar with your responsibilities under both the Residential Tenancies Act and the Condominium Property Act.
    September 2015

    This booklet outllines what you and your landlord can do in terms of pets and animals, what you can do if you have a dispute with a condominium board, and where to go if you need further help or information.
    December 2013

     

    Five tips on how to be a responsible pet owner while renting.
    December 2012

    The right of a disabled or blind person to use a service or guide dog is protected by the Alberta Human Rights Act. Landlords have the duty to accommodate disabled persons with a qualified service or guide dog.
    NEW April 2018
     

    This booklet explains how the legal process works in Alberta. The booklet has information for people who were legally married and people who lived in a common law relationship.
    June 2014

     

    A Restraining Order is a type of no contact order that can be issued by a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench. This booklet will explain what you need to know about Restraining Orders.
    NEW May 2016
     

     
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