Alberta’s Bill 203 scrapped by review committee

Members of Alberta's Legislative Assembly reviewing Bill 203 have decided not to let the bill go forward after hearing testimony from dealers and repairers.

Edmonton, Alberta — January 26, 2017 — An Alberta private member’s bill that was intended to protect motorists from unexpectedly high repair bills did not proceed to second reading. Bill 203, originally introduced by Edmonton-Meadowlark NDP MLA Jon Carson, was under review by the standing committee on families and communities, but the Alberta Members of […]

Alberta’s proposed Bill 203 under fire from industry association

The Alberta Legislature has recently sent Bill 203 to committee for debate, but some repair organizations want to see significant changes made before it becomes law.

By Mike Davey Edmonton, Alberta — October 7, 2016 — Bill 203—a proposed Alberta private members bill to replace the current Fair Trade Act—was recently sent to committee for debate, but the Canadian Independent Automotive Association (CIAA) has a list of recommendations it says should be made if the bill is to become law. CIAA […]