CPLEA Suggested Resources

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Alberta Resources

Business Link is Alberta’s entrepreneurial hub. They are a non-profit organization that helps people start their own businesses. If you’ve got an innovative idea and the motivation to take the next step, they’ll give you the tools to make your business idea a reality, and connect you with the most relevant small business resources.

Related legal topic(s): Business

This online tip sheet is from Service Alberta. Includes information about: What is a franchise?; What is the law in Alberta?; Before you Buy a Franchise; Franchise Fraud; For More Information; Franchises in Alberta. (PDF - 4 pages)

Related legal topic(s): Business

A step by step guide for Albertans thinking about setting up a new business. The guide is published by Business Link. They are a non-profit organization that helps Alberta entrepreneurs start their own businesses.

Related legal topic(s): Business

This website, created by a team from McEwan University, provides a series of video vignettes that realistically portray legal issues that the average business person may have to deal with when conducting business in Alberta. There are also case studies and online acivities. The focus is to develop an overall awareness and understanding of legal issues in a business setting.

Related legal topic(s): Business, Classroom materials, Contracts


This publication prepared by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is intended to provide readers with a general overview of the ten principles included in the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), and how these principles affect associations and non-profit organizations (PDF - 10 pages).

Related legal topic(s): Business, Freedom of information, Non-profit and charity law, Privacy