Province

Impaired driving laws changing

The Government of Alberta amended the Traffic Safety Act in 2012 so that drivers with a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08 or those who refuse to provide a breath sample would have their driver’s licence suspended until the criminal charge is resolved.
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Business

Government looking to strengthen Alberta’s consumer protection laws

The Government is following changes to door-to-door sales and pay day loan regulations by reaching out to Albertans through an online survey and open houses this fall on a variety of consumer topics, including contract-related issues, including warranties and cancellation rights, as well as shopping-related concerns including transparency in pricing and reward points. […]