These online FAQs about international travel are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs - a program of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. These FAQs contain information you will need before, during and after your time abroad, as well as links to sources of further information.
This section features resources about driving in Alberta. As well, this section includes information about air travel and transportation for people with disabilities and information about international travel. As far as legal topics related to leisure, check out the resource about sports and the law.
The resources on this page were hand-picked by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta's staff as a good place to start.
You may also find helpful resources listed under these legal topics: Travel, Transportation, Driving, Sports
CPLEA Suggested Resources
Not sure where to begin finding answers to your questions. Get started with our suggested resources. See additional resources below for more information.
The Alberta Motor Transport Association is a province-wide, not-for-profit Association formed to provide a voice for the highway transportation industry in Alberta. The role of the AMTA is to help its members succeed by providing training programs and promoting safety initiatives that reduce workplace injuries. They represent the highway transportation industry at the provincial and national levels in dealing with issues such as regulations, trans-border crossings, taxation, safety, the environment, and the future of trucking.
Dept. of the Alberta government that regulates drivers and vehicles, roads and highways and commerical transportation in Alberta.
Service Alberta is responsible for providing numerous motor vehicle and related services through the registry agent network. Motor vehicles services include driver and vehicle licensing, motor vehicle searches, driver’s abstracts, payment of fines, and personalized licence plate applications and many more. The ministry also oversees Alberta’s expansive Motor Vehicle Database. Service Alberta administers motor vehicle programs jointly with Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation.
This online resource from the Government of Alberta provides links to topics related to automobile insurance. Topics include: Standard Auto Insurance Policy and Endorsements; Auto Insurance Complaints; Auto Accident Benefit Claims and Minor Injuries; Auto Insurance Studies and Reports; and What to do after an Auto Collision.
Useful tips and information, and a Summary and Collision Worksheet form you can print and keep in your glove compartment.
This handbook is a good source in understanding the rules and regulations applying to small vehicles in Alberta such as motorcycles, mopeds, and power bicycles.
This booklet from Alberta Justice provides general information about proceedings in Traffic Court. Contents include: You Have Been Charged with An offence. Now What?; Do You Need an Interpreter?; Lawyers and Agents; How do You Get A Lawyer or an Agent?; Legal Aid; Alberta Law Line; Other Services; Your First Court Appearance; If You Plead Not Guilty; If You are Thinking of Pleading Guilty; Where and When will the Trial be?; Getting Ready for Trial when You Have Plead Not Guilty; What Happens at Trial?; Sentencing; and Victims of Crime Surcharge on Offenders.(PDF - 16 pages)
Information for parents or guardians on the legal requirements when travelling abroad with a minor.
The Sport law and Strategy Group is a consulting company offering consulting services and educational programs related to organizational governance, values management, risk assessment, mediation and arbitration, policy development, business and employment issues and change management. Their website includes articles on legal topics of interest to athletes, coaches and recreation workers such as bullying/harassment, conflict of interest, defamation, employment, equity/discrimination, liability, procedural fairness and so forth.
Veuillez noter que Dina Bell-Laroche et Rachel Corbett sont bilingues et sont capables de fournir leurs services également en français.
The Transportation Association of Canada is a national association with a mission to promote the provision of safe, efficient, effective and environmentally and financially sustainable transportation services in support of Canada's social and economic goals.
This tipsheet is produced by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). It is meant to inform parents who travel with children what legal requirements must be met if they travel without the child’s other parent or guardian. See also: Canadian Legal FAQs - Travelling - Travelling with children.