COVID-19 - Protecting Consumers

Where can you file a complain in Alberta about price gouging or consumer exploitation?


File a consumer complaint:

  • If people see prices for products or services in Alberta skyrocket because of COVID-19, you can report it through our Report-a-Ripoff by calling 1-877-427-4088 or online.


Cyber security

  • Cyber security incidents involving malware and fraudulent activities, including identity theft, are being reported across Alberta in the wake of COVID-19.
  • Anyone who receives a call asking for credit card information should hang up immediately and call the non-emergency line for local law enforcement.
  • Albertans are encouraged to continue to exercise caution when clicking on links or providing personal information to people and organizations that request that information, unsolicited.

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