Money, Debt and Fraud

In this section you will find resources about the following legal concerns:

  • Consumer Protection: Your rights and responsibilities as a consumer.
     
  • Debt: When you owe money and are having difficulty paying.
     
  • Fraud: How to identify scams and protect yourself.

For a broader range of resources see the full listing of topics under the category:
Money and Commerce

Suggested Resources

Canada/Federal

Credit Counselling Canada, is a national association of nonprofit credit counselling agencies. It's mission is to support member agencies of not-for-profit credit counselling in maintaining the highest standards of practice. Their agency members provide confidential assistance for individuals and families facing personal financial issues. Members provide education and guidance in money management, credit counselling and debt payments. Check out their website to find a counselling agency in your province.

Related legal topic(s): Credit and debt

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

Related legal topic(s): Consumer protection and fraud

This colourful infographic from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta provides information about understanding debt, collection agencies, and paying back your debt. The image file is available for free download or print copies can be ordered at no charge.

Related legal topic(s): Credit and debt

This colourful infographic from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta provides information about payday loans and Alberta law. The image file is available for free download or print copies can be ordered at no charge.

Related legal topic(s): Credit and debt