Collection of personal information
Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection or use of this information, please visit our Access to Information page.
You need to purchase content or tenant insurance. It helps to address any lost property or expenses if your belongings are lost or damaged.
If you bought insurance before coming to Canada, check your policy to see if content insurance is included. We recommend you obtain a few estimates before selecting a contents insurance coverage provider.
Before you move in to your accommodation, you and your landlord need to agree to the terms of your rental agreement in a contract. This contract is called a rental agreement. A written agreement is strongly encouraged.
There are laws in Alberta that specifically relate to landlords and tenants. Make sure that you know what your obligations are as a renter, and what is allowed of your landlord. Learn more.