The Consumer Protection Act (CPA), through the Internet Sales Contract Regulation (ISCR), allows vehicles to be sold online and remotely to consumers. It is important to note that regardless of the business model, the CPA, the Vehicle Inspection Regulation (VIR) and the Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) must be followed. Shopping on the internet is aRead More
In the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year, AMVIC sent out many industry-focused bulletins to help automotive businesses and salespeople stay informed, understand the laws and ensure compliance. Did you miss any of these informative bulletins? If so, the three below look at some of the most common concerns and questions. Ownership changes and closure noticesRead More
What has four modules, covers provincial laws that specifically apply to the service and repair industry, and is available 24/7 at amvic.org? Answer: AMVIC’s voluntary Service and Repair Course The breakdown: Course fee is $40. Takes approximately one hour to complete. Real life scenarios and laws that apply to the industry. Practice quizzes to testRead More
Under the Consumer Protection Act, Section 132(1) states that it is a requirement to create and maintain complete and accurate financial records. Every business operator and former business operator must maintain all records and documents created or received while carrying on the activities authorized by the business licence for at least three years after theRead More
The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is the regulator of Alberta’s automotive industry. AMVIC protects the public interest and promotes trust and confidence in the motor vehicle industry through business licensing, salesperson registrations, inspections, investigations and education. AMVIC also works to foster the positive exchange of information among industry stakeholders. The AMVIC board consistsRead More
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