The AMVIC Board of Directors was recently updated with a new board chair, two new industry members and one industry member re-appointed by their industry association. The Minister of Service Alberta has appointed a new chairperson, public member Brad Krizan, effective June 7, 2021. Two new directors, Dale Hopkins representing the Recreation Vehicle Dealers AssociationRead More
Effective Tuesday, March 16, 2021, there will be a change in the process of background checks for all business and salesperson applicants. All applicants will be required to obtain a background check at their own cost. The RCMP has changed their policy and AMVIC will no longer be able to use the Canadian Police InformationRead More
A new software system that runs AMVIC Online (the online portal that hosts business, salesperson and consumer complaint accounts) will launch on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. The updated AMVIC Online software (Open Regulate) will provide numerous benefits, including: a new look which will make it easier to navigate the portal and help users find whereRead More
AMVIC is Alberta’s automotive regulator, administering the mandatory licensing for motor vehicle businesses and salespeople as required by the Consumer Protection Act of Alberta, and providing a fair marketplace for automotive consumers and businesses. AMVIC is here to help: Have a question about your business licence or salesperson registration? Contact the licensing department directly at email@example.com. HaveRead More
This year, many automotive businesses shifted their focus to online sales because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this holiday season, if your licensed sales or leasing automotive business embraces selling over the internet, make sure you comply with legislation. Check this list twice to make sure you stay on the nice list: Familiarize yourself withRead More
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