This publication provides information about laws found in Alberta’s School Act that set out the conditions under which a child can be suspended or expelled from school. In doing so, it discusses the rights and responsibilities of parents and students throughout the process, including mandatory attendance of children 16 years of age and under.
This publication will guide you through the laws that apply to payday loans in Alberta, including those that protect the consumer. It will also discuss what might happen if you cannot pay your payday loan. This includes what rights consumers have when dealing with debt collection such as collection agencies and how to file a complaint with Service Alberta.
This publication explains the new matrimonial real property law introduced in 2014 in First Nation communities called Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act.
This easy-to-follow brochure explains the new legislation, including the Provisional Federal Rules, and how these laws may be implemented in First Nation communities. Some easy-to-follow flow charts are included to show changes that occurred in the matrimonial real property laws and how that affects individuals and families on First Nations in Alberta.
This publication will inform you of the legal process of reunification with your biological family. It will inform you about how to obtain adoption information to begin your search. Additionally, it provides information required to complete reunification forms and describes services provided by the Alberta Post-Adoption Registry.
(2015, 7 min, $5.00)
A parent or guardian has rights and responsibilities during the child apprehension process and it is important that they are understood. This accessible wallet-sized card will help parents or guardians understand their rights and responsibilities so they can be empowered with knowledge and involved in the process.
In order to fully participate in society again once you have served your sentence, are a law-abiding citizen, and have completed the waiting period, a record suspension (formerly called a pardon) may be necessary. This publication provides updated information about record suspensions in Canada, including changes to waiting periods, costs, and other significant changes.
Giving youth an opportunity to heal and grow while taking responsibility for their actions is important. This publication looks at the diverse options available to youth under Section 38(2)(d) of the YCJA. It explains that all options other than custody that are reasonable must be considered for all youth, but particularly for Aboriginal youth. As this section reflects a similar intention to Section 718.2(e) of the Criminal Code, it recognizes the need to take into account the underlying circumstances of a youth’s offending behaviour.