Ministry of Service Alberta

Responsible for services including registries, land titles, consumer protection and the Alberta Queen's Printer.

Alberta’s Top Baby Names

The year 2016 saw nearly 14,000 unique baby names registrations. Popular names such as Olivia, Liam, Benjamin, Emma and Lucas remain the favourites of Alberta parents. See the top rankings as well as many other original monikers chosen in 2016..

News release

2016 Alberta’s top baby names

Condominium consultations

Have your say in Alberta's new condominium regulations by joining us for one of five open houses: 

  • July 25, 4 to 8 p.m. – Red Deer
  • July 26, 4 to 8 p.m. – Calgary
  • July 27, 4 to 8 p.m. – Edmonton
  • August 1, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Lethbridge
  • August 3, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Fort McMurray

News release (July 20, 2017)

More details on the consultations

Condominium Property Act information

Changes to payday loans in Alberta

Alberta now has the lowest payday loans rate in Canada.

News release

Payday loans page

Payday loans tipsheet (PDF format)

 

Door-to-door energy products now banned in Alberta

Starting Jan. 1, 2017, Alberta will prohibit unsolicited door-to-door sales of natural gas and electricity contracts, furnaces, water heaters and other related energy products.

News release (November 25, 2016)

More details on the ban

Consumer tipsheet on door-to-door sales (PDF format)

Powering Alberta's future

Businesses

Get a business licence, incorporate a business or organization, find a business registry.

Doing Business with the Government

Surplus sales, bid on opportunities, laws and trade agreements.

Alberta Queen's Printer

Your official source of Alberta government laws and publications since 1906.

Charitable Organizations & Non-profits

Register a charity or non-profit, fundraising, keeping records.

Consumer Protection

File a complaint, fraud awareness, consumer education.

Open Government

Use government information to do research, build apps and gain insights.

Driving & Vehicles

Online fine payment, driving in Alberta, access to driver and vehicle information, vehicles.

Family and Life Events

Births, deaths, getting married, change a registration.

Housing, Property & Utilities

Renting, hiring a home inspector, land titles, Internet services, compare gas and electricity companies, register a lien.

Privacy & Accessing Information

Alberta government library, freedom of information and protection of privacy (FOIP), personal information protection act (PIPA), records and information management, registry, open government.

Registry Services

Find a registry agent, become a registry agent, become a registries online subscriber.

Utilities Consumer Advocate

The UCA is the voice of residential, agricultural, and small business consumers in Alberta's electricity and natural gas markets.