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Alternative consumer resources

| Consumer bulletins

AMVIC is Alberta’s automotive regulator, enforcing consumer protection laws in automotive related transactions to create a fair marketplace in Alberta. AMVIC’s consumer services team reviews all complaints submitted via the online complaint process and determines appropriate follow-up actions. In 2019 – 2020, the consumer services team reviewed 2,485 complaints. AMVIC deals with complaints related to:

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Industry resources that help you

| Industry bulletins

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 licensing@amvic.org. Have

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New Year resolution: stay within your budget

| Consumer bulletins

The year is nearly over and everyone is looking forward to 2021! Many people have resolutions and goals for the New Year, such as saving up enough money to buy their dream car or truck. No matter what your price range is, it’s essential to set a solid budget and stick to it. AMVIC encourages

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Valuable consumer resources – a gift from AMVIC

| Consumer bulletins

The holidays are about giving so here are some valuable resources and information that Alberta consumers will find helpful. Scroll to open the gifts! Gift #1: all-in pricing. Did you know all-in pricing is the law? This means the price advertised is the price you pay! Any other charges and fees except GST and/or charges

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Stay on the nice list: selling over the internet this holiday

| Industry bulletins

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 with

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