Update! 911 Legislation Comes Into Effect on April 1

Cellphone customers in Alberta will see a 44 cent levy on their monthly cellphone bills starting April 1, 2014 when the Emergency 911 Act comes into effect.

The money from the new levy will help fund 911 call centres across the province.

The Act will also bring in fines for frivolous 911 calls that abuse the system and it will allow for the creation of province-wide standards for 911 call taking.

Visit the 911 page to learn more »

Municipal Government Act Review: looking for public input

The Municipal Government Act touches the daily lives of all Albertans, whether in rural areas, villages, towns or cities. The Government of Alberta looking for ways to build better communities across the province, and we want to hear from you.

Visit mgareview.alberta.ca to join the conversation »

Better home warranty standards

Starting February 1, 2014, every new home built in Alberta will be protected under Alberta’s New Home Buyer Protection Act. Alberta’s mandatory home warranty legislation will help protect the single largest purchase that most people make.

Get to know your role at homewarranty.alberta.ca »

Minister Hughes Launches Home Warranty

Minister of Municipal Affairs Ken Hughes officially launches the start of the mandatory new home warranty at a news conference on January 30, 2014. Get to know your role at HomeWarranty.Alberta.ca.

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