Skip to main content


Please note:
The View and Print NOW links will open a PDF in a new window of your browser.

 ALL AVAILABLE RESOURCES 

    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.
    May 2016
     

    A reverse mortgage is a loan that allows homeowners to turn a portion of their home's equity into cash without having to sell their home. If you are thinking about entering into a reverse mortgage, there are some things that you should think about first.
    September 2010

     

    This handbook introduces the concept of accountability, shares some good accountability and transparency practices and suggest pathway for charities to learn more about how to be accountable.  By having good accountability and transparency practices, a charity can enhance its credibility.
    January 2011

    The purpose of this pack is to assist small and mid-size registered charities and non-profit organizations to assess where they are with their accountability and transparency practices and to plan how they will go about learning and establishing practices to ensure accountability.
    January 2011

    If you are renting a property with roommates, you may be able to avoid common problems by having a Roommate Agreement. This is meant only to be a guide to assist you in developing your own rental agreement, and may include terms that do not apply to your renting situation.
    February 2011

    Issues of safety and security are a major concern for both landlords and tenants. If you are a landlord, you need to be aware of options that you have for dealing with safety, including locks and secruity devices, repairs and crime.
    NEW 2019

    Issues of safety and security are a major concern for both landlords and tenants. If you are a tenant, you should be aware of the options that you have under Alberta's Residential Tenancies Act for dealing with the safety and security of your rental unit.
    NEW 2019

    If you are in a relationship in Alberta and are thinking of separating, you may want to consider creating a separation agreement.
    May 2016
     

    This booklet explains what you need to know about serving documents on an abusive spouse or partner.
    May 2016
     

    This booklet lists seven steps to sorting out a legal problem.

    2013

    Shared accommodation is when you live with your landlord or a roommate.This booklet outlines what your legal rights and responsibilities are in this type of living situation.
    June 2016

    This tip sheet lists ten things you should know about going to civil court in Alberta.

     

    If a property you are renting is put up for sale, you should familiarize yourself with the laws that relate to this process. This booklet answers the questions you may have during the sale process.
    NEW 2019
     

    NEW Losing a job is very traumatic: financially and emotionally. This tip sheet lists some of the things you might want to know if this happens to you.
    2019

     

    Tips for parents travelling without the child's other parent or guardian.
    April 2015

     

    Trousse en trois volets destinée aux organismes de bienfaisance enregistrés afin d'évaluer leurs pratiques actuelles en matière de responsabilisation et de transparence, pour accéder à plus d'information et pour élaborer un plan d'action en vue de se rapprocher de la responsabilisation.
    Mars 2011

     

    If you're thinking about buying a condo, it is important to understand key issues around condominium finances. This booklet includes financial information you need to know before you buy.
    NEW January 2018

    This tip sheet describes the process involved when elder abuse has been reported to the police.
    March 2015
     

    If you are leaving an abusive relationship, a family law lawyer can play a key role in helping you understand your legal options, rights and responsibilities.
    May 2016
     

    An affidavit is a sworn, written document that contains facts and information relevant to the application you are making. This guide will explain what you need to know about affidavits.
    May 2016
     

    This booklet explains the law for young parents. This booklet has information about pregnancy, adoption, guardianship, living together, getting married, living apart and child support.
    June 2014

     

    If you feel that you have been discriminated against you can make a complaint to the Alberta Human Rights Commision (AHRC).
    April 2015

     

    There are rules in place that protect employees and outline the minimum standards to which employees are entitled.
    April 2015

     

    NEW  The Alberta Human Rights Act prevents discrimination based on age.
    2019

     

    NEW  The Alberta Human Rights Act protects you from discrimination and makes sure that you have an equal opportunity to find a place to live.
    2019

     

    NEW Senior tenants may have special needs which require accommodation in housing. The Alberta Human Rights Act protects the human rights of Albertans by not allowing discrimination in many situations..
    2019

     

    NEW  Elder abuse and neglect has become an increasing societal concern. This publication provides you with some of the signs to watch for and ways to address or report  the abuse or neglect.
    2019

     

    The Alberta Human Rights Act helps to protect renters from discrimination and harrassment.
    May 2016

     

    NEW  The Alberta Housing Act creates the opportunity for some seniors to live in housing they can afford. This kind of housing is provided through the Alberta Ministry of Seniors and Housing.
    2019

     

    NEW  Seniors who rent a place to live have the same rights and repsonsibilities as other renters.
    2019

    NEW  A nursing home is a place to live for seniors with complex medical needs, where they have 24-hour access to an on-site Registered Nurse.
    2019

    The Alberta Human Rights Act helps to protect renters from discrimination and harrassment.
    May 2016

     

    NEW  If you believe that a landlord or housing provider has discriminated against you, you can try to resolve the issue yourself or you may file a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
    2019

     

    NEW The Alberta Human Rights Act protects the human rights of Albertans by not allowing discrimination in many situations..
    2019

     

    The Alberta Human Rights Act helps to protect renters from discrimination and harrassment.
    May 2016

     

    The Alberta Human Rights Act helps to protect renters from discrimination and harrassment.
    May 2016

     

    NEW  When resolving a tenancy law dispute the options you have are different than if you have a human rights complaint. This booklet outlines some of your options.
    2019

     

    NEW  Some landlords may ask for information they do not need to know. This could be discrimination.
    2019

    NEW  In accommodating tenants, landlords and service providers may need to make adjustments or offer alternative arrangements to make sure that there is no negative effect on individuals based on protected grounds.
    2019

     

    NEW  Sometimes, rental advertisements can be discriminatory. The Alberta Human Rights Act helps to protect you from discrimination when you are renting a place to live.
    2019

    The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) in Action poster explains the basics of the YCJA. Teachers can use this poster with our YCJA lesson plans and videos available on www.lawcentralschools.ca This resource is great for teachers and youth workers.
    Prints to 8.5" x 14" (legal size paper)
    February 2013

     
    Sign Guest Book  View Guest Book 

    Legal Resource Centre of Alberta Ltd.
    *
    operating as Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta*

    Edmonton Alberta
    Email:
    publications@cplea.ca

    Site Powered By
        Site Manager - Web site design and shopping carts software