Consumer protection resources

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Here are a helpful resources to assist consumers in avoiding or fixing an unfair vehicle transaction:

Alberta

Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC)

  • Regulatory body for auto sales industry in Alberta

  • Informs consumers of their legislative rights

  • Investigates consumer complaints; takes enforcement action against salespeople and dealerships when required.

    https://www.amvic.org/

Consumer Protection Act:

  • Outlines unfair practices as applicable to car buying and selling (Section 6).

  • Informs consumers how to cancel unfair transactions (Section 7).

  • Covers other industries, including direct selling and timeshares.

http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/c26p3.pdf

If you’re still stuck, you are welcome to write to us at memberships@whysker.com to get our free opinion on how to best fix your situation.

Peter Downing