Another Phone Scam


Rockyview Computer Services tells us the following: there is another new phone scam going around and this time the scammer will tell you that they are from Telus and that your email has been compromised. Then they will want to remotely connect to your computer to resolve the issue. This is a scam folks. If […]

Consumer Tips


Please visit the Service Alberta Consumer Tips website for additional information and expert tips. For further assistance with any of these topics, please contact the Consumer Contact Centre at 780-427-4088 (Edmonton and area) or 1-877-427-4088 (toll-free in Alberta).

Red Light Ticket Scam

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Did your teen driver just run a red light? Possibly, but a much greater likelihood is that they’re the latest target of scammers. Crooks have used phony traffic citations for a long time, sending out fake tickets or simply demanding money from victims over the phone, under the pretense of being from law enforcement. Now they’ve realized […]

Organizing for Jane’s Walk 2018 is underway!

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Last year, we saw 82 free walking tours on topics ranging from skateboarding to climate change resiliency led by neighbours, youth leaders, artists and newcomers alike! Get involved this year by leading, volunteering or joining a walk. Ways you can participate: Volunteer to lead a walk. Read the overview to understand what’s involved and then contact us to talk about […]

Calgary Foundation Neighbour Grants


The Friends of the Federation, a registered charity, is back in business! As a charity we can work with you and The Calgary Foundation, as a charitable sponsor, to help encourage volunteerism, promote civic responsibility, celebrate community, honour history and culture, build gardens, green our communities and paint murals or pavement – to name a […]

Nominate Albertans who make our communities safer

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Nominate Albertans who make our communities safer January 08, 2018 Media inquiries Albertans are encouraged to nominate groups or individuals who have made outstanding contributions to community safety. The Alberta Community Justice Awards are designed to recognize individuals, organizations, businesses and community groups who have taken innovative and proactive steps to address issues of crime-prevention […]

Alberta Retail Crime Summit


The 2nd annual Alberta Retail Crime Prevention Summit will take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites Hotel in Red Deer, Alberta on March 22, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. The address of the hotel is 33 Petrolia Drive, Gasoline Alley, phone: 403-348-8485. For those who would like to arrive the night before […]

KRACK – WiFi Security Risk


You might have seen recent reports about a newly-identified risk (nicknamed KRACK), which enables crooks to bypass security on home Wi-Fi routers (the device that attaches to your modem to distribute Wi-Fi around your home). The alert relates to the most common security setup in a router, known as WPA2. You don’t have to be […]