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Alberta Regulation 7/2004
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BARLEY COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on December 16, 2003 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Alberta Barley Commission Authorization 
Regulation (AR 122/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2004" 
and substituting "January 31, 2009".



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Alberta Regulation 8/2004
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA SHEEP AND WOOL COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on December 16, 2003 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission Authorization 
Regulation (AR 242/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by renumbering clause (a) as 
clause (a.1) and by adding the following before clause (a.1):
	(a)	requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, 
or both, of the regulated product to register their names and 
addresses with the Commission;


Alberta Regulation 9/2004
Fair Trading Act
ELECTRICITY MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. C:001/2004) on January 14, 
2004 pursuant to sections 105(1), 139 and 162(2) of the Fair Trading Act.
1  The Electricity Marketing Regulation (AR 12/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (e):
	(e.1)	"Internet" means the decentralized global network 
connecting networks of computers and similar devices 
to each other for the electronic exchange of information;
	(e.2)	"Internet marketing contract" means a marketing 
contract formed by text-based Internet communications;
	(b)	by repealing clause (i)(ii) and substituting the 
following:
	(ii)	of soliciting a person in any manner for the purpose of 
having that person enter into a marketing contract or of 
negotiating, concluding or performing the whole or any 
part of a marketing contract;

3   The following is added after section 2:
Part 1 
Licensing

4   The following is added after section 7:
Duty to provide identification card
7.1(1)  Every licensee must provide every individual who acts on 
behalf of the licensee in the marketing of electricity business with an 
identification card that
	(a)	shows the name of the individual acting on behalf of the 
licensee and the name, address and licence number of the 
licensee on whose behalf the individual is acting, and
	(b)	is signed by the signing authority appointed by the licensee.
(2)  An individual who has been given an identification card by a 
licensee must produce it when requested to do so by
	(a)	a consumer or potential consumer of the licensee,
	(b)	an inspector or the Director, or
	(c)	a peace officer as defined in the Provincial Offences 
Procedure Act.
(3)  An individual who ceases to act on behalf of a licensee must as 
soon as is reasonably possible after ceasing to act return the 
identification card to the licensee.

5   The following is added after section 7.1:
Part 2 
Marketing Contract
Non-application
7.2   This Part does not apply to an Internet marketing contract.

6   Section 8(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Duties relating to documentation
8(1)  A marketer
	(a)	must ensure that each marketing contract the marketer enters 
into with a consumer
	(i)	is in writing,
	(ii)	includes
	(A)	the consumer's name, address and telephone 
number, and
	(B)	the marketer's name, address, telephone number 
and, if available, fax number and e-mail address,
	(iii)	sets out the expiry date of the marketing contract,
	(iv)	sets out a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of electricity or the electricity services, or both, 
are to begin,
	(v)	shows any charges for electricity and any charges for 
any other services provided for under the marketing 
contract, including any exit fees that may be directly or 
indirectly charged by a wire services provider or a 
regulated rate option provider,
	(vi)	provides that the consumer has the right to inspect any 
marketing contracts, including an Internet marketing 
contract, the marketer has entered into with the 
consumer,
	(vii)	provides that the renewal of the marketing contract is 
effective only if the consumer consents in writing or 
electronic form to the renewal within 6 months before 
the date of renewal,
	(viii)	has on its first page under the name of the marketer the 
following statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box:
		The company that wants you to enter into this marketing 
contract is an independent electricity marketing 
company, whose rates are not regulated by any 
provincial or municipal government or agency.  This 
company is not affiliated with the Government of 
Alberta.
	(ix)	has on its first page
	(A)	the disclosure statement set out in Schedule 1, or
	(B)	a statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box on the first page of the 
marketing contract stating where in the marketing 
contract the disclosure statement is located,
	(x)	provides that the marketing contract is not valid unless 
the disclosure statement referred to in subclause (ix) has 
been correctly completed by the marketer and then 
signed by the consumer before the consumer enters into 
the marketing contract,
	(xi)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty within 10 days after a 
copy of the marketing contract, signed by the consumer, 
is provided to the consumer,
	(xii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty if a marketing contract, 
including an Internet marketing contract, presently 
exists for the same property except where the existing 
marketing contract is to expire on or before the 
commencement of the new marketing contract,
	(xiii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty within one year from 
the date the marketing contract is entered into if the 
marketer
	(A)	does not set out in the marketing contract a 
specified or ascertainable date on which the supply 
of electricity or the electricity services, or both, are 
to begin,
	(B)	does not begin the supply of electricity or the 
electricity services within 30 days of the date 
referred to in subclause (iv) or an amended date 
agreed on in writing by the consumer and the 
marketer, or
	(C)	was not licensed under Part 1 at the time the 
marketing contract was entered into,
			and
	(xiv)	provides that the marketer must not enrol the consumer 
within the load settlement process unless the 10-day 
period referred to in subclause (xi) has expired and the 
consumer has not cancelled the marketing contract 
within that period,
		and
	(b)	must provide each consumer with whom the marketer enters 
into a marketing contract with a copy of the marketing 
contract including the disclosure statement referred to in 
clause (a)(ix), completed by the marketer and then signed by 
the consumer.

7   Section 9(2) is amended by adding "written" before 
"consent".

8   Section 10 is repealed.

9   The following is added before section 11:
Part 3 
Internet Marketing Contract
Duties relating to documentation
10.1(1)  A marketer
	(a)	must do the following before a consumer enters into an 
Internet marketing contract:
	(i)	enable the consumer to view and obtain a form of the 
Internet marketing contract;
	(ii)	provide the consumer with an express opportunity to 
accept or decline the Internet marketing contract and to 
correct errors immediately before entering into it,
	(b)	must ensure that each Internet marketing contract the 
marketer enters into with a consumer
	(i)	includes
	(A)	the consumer's name, address and telephone 
number, and
	(B)	the marketer's name, address, telephone number, 
e-mail address and, if available, fax number,
	(ii)	sets out the expiry date of the Internet marketing 
contract,
	(iii)	sets out a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of electricity or the electricity services, or both, 
are to begin,
	(iv)	shows any charges for electricity and any charges for 
any other services provided for under the Internet 
marketing contract, including any exit fees that may be 
directly or indirectly charged by a wire services 
provider or a regulated rate option provider,
	(v)	provides that the consumer has the right to inspect any 
marketing contracts, including any other Internet 
marketing contracts, the marketer has entered into with 
the consumer,
	(vi)	provides that the renewal of the Internet marketing 
contract is effective only if the consumer consents in 
writing or electronic form to the renewal within 6 
months before the date of renewal,
	(vii)	has on its first page under the name of the marketer the 
following statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box:
		The company that wants you to enter into this Internet 
marketing contract is an independent electricity 
marketing company, whose rates are not regulated by 
any provincial or municipal government or agency.  
This company is not affiliated with the Government of 
Alberta.
	(viii)	has on its first page
	(A)	the disclosure statement set out in Schedule 2, or
	(B)	a statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box on the first page of the Internet 
marketing contract stating where in the Internet 
marketing contract the disclosure statement is 
located,
	(ix)	provides that the Internet marketing contract is not valid 
unless the disclosure statement referred to in subclause 
(viii) has been correctly completed by the marketer and 
then acknowledged by the consumer before the 
consumer enters into the Internet marketing contract,
	(x)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty within 10 
days after a copy of the Internet marketing contract, 
acknowledged by the consumer, is provided to the 
consumer,
	(xi)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty if a 
marketing contract, including another Internet 
marketing contract, presently exists for the same 
property except where the existing marketing contract is 
to expire on or before the commencement of the new 
marketing contract,
	(xii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty within one 
year from the date the Internet marketing contract is 
entered into if the marketer
	(A)	does not set out in the Internet marketing contract 
a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of electricity or the electricity services, or 
both, are to begin,
	(B)	does not begin the supply of electricity or the 
electricity services within 30 days of the date 
referred to in subclause (iii) or an amended date 
agreed on in writing or electronic form by the 
consumer and the marketer, or
	(C)	was not licensed under Part 1 at the time the 
Internet marketing contract was entered into,
			and
	(xiii)	provides that the marketer must not enrol the consumer 
within the load settlement process unless the 10-day 
period referred to in subclause (x) has expired and the 
consumer has not cancelled the Internet marketing 
contract within that period,
		and
	(c)	must provide each consumer with whom the marketer enters 
into an Internet marketing contract with a copy of the Internet 
marketing contract in writing or electronic form including the 
disclosure statement referred to in clause (b)(viii), completed 
by the marketer and then acknowledged by the consumer.
(2)  If, after the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1)(b)(xii)(B) 
has expired, the consumer expressly authorizes
	(a)	the supply of electricity to begin, or
	(b)	the supply of electricity services to begin,
the consumer may not cancel the Internet marketing contract 
pursuant to subsection (1)(b)(xii)(B).
(3)  For purposes of subsection (1)(a), a marketer is considered to 
have enabled the consumer to view and obtain a form of the Internet 
marketing contract if the form is
	(a)	prominently displayed in a clear and comprehensible manner, 
and
	(b)	made accessible in a manner that ensures that the form is 
capable of being retained or printed by the consumer. 

Marketer bound by Internet marketing contract
10.2   A marketer is bound by the terms of an Internet marketing 
contract when the consumer acknowledges the contract.

10   The following is added after section 10.2:
Part 4 
General

11  Section 11 is amended by adding "marketing" after "but 
the".

12   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in clause (a)(i) by striking out "section 10" and 
substituting "section 7.1";
	(ii)	in clause (n) by adding "marketing" before 
"contract".
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(4)  Subsection (2)(a), (c), (f) and (j) do not apply to an Internet 
marketing contract.

13   Section 16 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Offences
16   A contravention of section 7.1, 8, 10.1, 11, 12, 13, 14 or 15 is, 
for the purposes of section 162 of the Act, an offence.

14   The following is added after section 16:
Part 5 
Transitional Provisions, Repeals, 
Expiry and Coming Into Force

15   The Schedule is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule 1 
 
Disclosure Statement to Consumer 
(For marketing contracts other than 
Internet marketing contracts)
Please read this statement before you sign it.  Before you enter into a 
marketing contract for electricity, you should understand the 
following:
	1	This contract is not an electric utility or government rebate 
program.  The person who presented you with this contract 
represents              (insert name of company that person 
represents).
	2	The business named in this contract may not be able to supply 
electricity cheaper than your current utility company.
	3	This contract can be ended only under the following 
conditions:                     (insert termination conditions, 
including any notice period required.)
	4	If you move to another location in Alberta you WILL/WILL 
NOT* still be responsible to buy electricity under this 
contract.
	5	You may cancel this contract from the day you sign the 
contract until 10 days after you receive a copy of the contract 
that you signed.  You do not need a reason to cancel the 
contract.  To cancel the contract, you must give notice of 
cancellation at the address in the contract.  You may give 
notice of cancellation by any method that will allow you to 
prove that you gave notice, including mail, fax, e-mail or by 
personal delivery.  Under certain circumstances you may have 
more than 10 days to cancel the contract.
If you need more information on cancelling the contract, or if you feel 
you have been treated unfairly, you may contact Alberta Government 
Services at 427-4088.  Outside Edmonton call 1-877-427-4088 toll 
free.
	I,        (print name)     , have read this Disclosure Statement and 
understand its contents.
Date                                    
          (signature)       
Notice to person representing business - strike out inapplicable word(s) 
highlighted by an *.

Schedule 2 
Disclosure Statement to Consumer 
(For Internet marketing contracts)
Please read this statement before you acknowledge it.  Before you 
enter into a marketing contract for electricity, you should understand 
the following:
	1	This contract is not an electric utility or government rebate 
program.
	2	The business named in this contract may not be able to supply 
electricity cheaper than your current utility company.
	3	This contract can be ended only under the following 
conditions:                    (insert termination conditions, 
including any notice period required.)
	4	If you move to another location in Alberta you WILL/WILL 
NOT* still be responsible to buy electricity under the contract.
	5	You may cancel this contract from the day you acknowledge 
the contract until 10 days after you receive a copy of the 
contract that you acknowledged.  You do not need a reason to 
cancel the contract.  To cancel the contract, you must give 
notice of cancellation at the address in the contract.  You may 
give notice of cancellation by any method that will allow you 
to prove that you gave notice, including mail, fax, e-mail or by 
personal delivery.  Under certain circumstances you may have 
more than 10 days to cancel the contract.
If you need more information on cancelling the contract, or if you feel 
you have been treated unfairly, you may contact Alberta Government 
Services at 427-4088.  Outside Edmonton call 1-877-427-4088 toll 
free.
[   ]	Check this box to acknowledge that you have read this 
Disclosure Statement and understand its contents.
Notice to person representing business - strike out inapplicable word(s) 
highlighted by an *.
Transitional
16(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"previous Regulation" means the Electricity 
Marketing Regulation (AR 12/2003) immediately 
before it was amended by this Regulation;
	(b)	"new Regulation" means the Electricity Marketing 
Regulation (AR 12/2003) as amended by this 
Regulation.
(2)  Section 8(1) of, and the Schedule to, the previous 
Regulation continue in force until section 8(1) of, and 
Schedule 1 to, the new Regulation come into force.
(3)  Section 8(1) of, and Schedule 1 to, the new Regulation 
come into force 45 days after this Regulation is filed under 
the Regulations Act.


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Alberta Regulation 10/2004
Fair Trading Act
NATURAL GAS MARKETING (FAIR TRADING ACT) REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. C:002/2004) on January 14, 
2004 pursuant to sections 105(1), 139 and 162(2) of the Fair Trading Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Part 1 
Licensing
	2	Class of licence
	3	Term
	4	Licence fee
	5	Security
	6	General Licensing and Security Regulation
	7	Duty to provide identification card
Part 2 
Marketing Contract
	8	Non-application
	9	Duties relating to documentation
	10	Marketer bound by marketing contact
Part 3 
Internet Marketing Contract
	11	Duties relating to documentation
	12	Marketer bound by Internet marketing contact
Part 4 
General
	13	Term of contract
	14	Collection of fees and other charges
	15	Code of conduct
	16	Confidentiality of consumer information
	17	Representations
	18	Offences
Part 5 
Transitional Provisions, Consequential Amendments, 
Repeals, Expiry and Coming Into Force
	19	Deemed licence
	20	Application to marketing contracts
	21	Amends AR 191/99
	22	Amends AR 187/99
	23	Amends AR 81/2001
	24	Repeal
	25	Expiry
	26	Coming into force 
 
Schedules
Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Fair Trading Act;
	(b)	"consumer" means a person who enters into a marketing 
contract to purchase less than 2500 gigajoules of gas per 
year;
	(c)	"former Regulation" means the Natural Gas Direct 
Marketing Regulation (AR 186/99);
	(d)	"gas" means gas as defined in the Gas Utilities Act;
	(e)	"gas distributor" means a gas distributor as defined in section 
28 of the Gas Utilities Act;
	(f)	"Internet" means the decentralized global network 
connecting networks of computers and similar devices to 
each other for the electronic exchange of information;
	(g)	"Internet marketing contract" means a marketing contract 
formed by text-based Internet communications;
	(h)	"licence" means a marketing of gas business licence 
established by this Regulation;
	(i)	"marketer" means a person who is engaged in the marketing 
of gas business;
	(j)	"marketing contract" means a contract under which a 
consumer obtains gas or any other retail gas services from a 
marketer;
	(k)	"marketing of gas business" means the business
	(i)	of soliciting, negotiating, concluding or performing the 
whole or any part of a marketing contract on behalf of a 
consumer, or
	(ii)	of soliciting a person in any manner for the purpose of 
having that person enter into a marketing contract or of 
negotiating, concluding or performing the whole or any 
part of a marketing contract;
	(l)	"retail gas services" means retail gas services as defined in 
section 28 of the Gas Utilities Act.
(2)  The definition of "consumer" in section 1(1)(b) of the Act does not 
apply to this Regulation.
Part 1  
Licensing
Class of licence
2(1)  The class of licence to be known as the marketing of gas business 
licence is established.
(2)  A person who holds a marketing of gas business licence is 
authorized to engage in the marketing of gas business.
Term
3   The term of a licence expires on the last day of the 12th month after 
it is issued.
Licence fee
4   The fee for a licence is $1000.
Security
5(1)  No licence may be issued or renewed unless the applicant 
submits to the Director a security that is in a form and in an amount 
approved by the Director.
(2)  The Director may, if the Director considers it appropriate, increase 
the amount of the security that is to be provided by a licensee before 
the term of the licence expires.
General Licensing and Security Regulation
6   The General Licensing and Security Regulation (AR 187/99) 
applies to the marketing of gas business.
Duty to provide identification card
7(1)  Every licensee must provide every individual who acts on behalf 
of the licensee in the marketing of gas business with an identification 
card that 
	(a)	shows the name of the individual acting on behalf of the 
licensee and the name, address and licence number of the 
licensee on whose behalf the individual is acting, and
	(b)	is signed by the signing authority appointed by the licensee.
(2)  An individual who has been given an identification card by a 
licensee must produce it when requested to do so by
	(a)	a consumer or potential consumer of the licensee,
	(b)	an inspector or the Director, or
	(c)	a peace officer as defined in the Provincial Offences 
Procedure Act.
(3)  An individual who ceases to act on behalf of a licensee must as 
soon as is reasonably possible after ceasing to act return the 
identification card to the licensee.
Part 2 
Marketing Contract
Non-application
8   This Part does not apply to an Internet marketing contract.
Duties relating to documentation
9(1)  A marketer
	(a)	must ensure that each marketing contract the marketer enters 
into with a consumer
	(i)	is in writing,
	(ii)	includes
	(A)	the consumer's name, address and telephone 
number, and
	(B)	the marketer's name, address, telephone number 
and, if available, fax number and e-mail address,
	(iii)	sets out the expiry date of the marketing contract,
	(iv)	sets out a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of retail gas services is to begin,
	(v)	shows any charges for gas and any charges for any other 
retail gas services provided for under the marketing 
contract,
	(vi)	provides that the consumer has the right to inspect any 
marketing contracts, including an Internet marketing 
contract, the marketer has entered into with the 
consumer,
	(vii)	provides that the renewal of the marketing contract is 
effective only if the consumer consents in writing or 
electronic form to the renewal within 6 months before 
the date of renewal,
	(viii)	has on its first page under the name of the marketer the 
following statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box:
		The company that wants you to enter into this marketing 
contract is an independent gas marketing company, 
whose rates are not regulated by any provincial or 
municipal government or agency.  This company is not 
affiliated with the Government of Alberta.
	(ix)	has on its first page
	(A)	the disclosure statement set out in Schedule 1, or
	(B)	a statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box on the first page of the 
marketing contract stating where in the marketing 
contract the disclosure statement is located,
	(x)	provides that the marketing contract is not valid unless 
the disclosure statement referred to in subclause (ix) has 
been correctly completed by the marketer and then 
signed by the consumer before the consumer enters into 
the marketing contract,
	(xi)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty within 10 days after a 
copy of the marketing contract, signed by the consumer, 
is provided to the consumer,
	(xii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty if a marketing contract, 
including an Internet marketing contract, presently 
exists for the same property except where the existing 
marketing contract is to expire on or before the 
commencement of the new marketing contract,
	(xiii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the marketing 
contract without cost or penalty within one year from 
the date the marketing contract is entered into if the 
marketer
	(A)	does not set out in the marketing contract a 
specified or ascertainable date on which the supply 
of gas or any other retail gas services is to begin,
	(B)	does not begin the supply of retail gas services 
within 30 days of the date referred to in subclause 
(iv) or an amended date agreed on in writing by the 
consumer and the marketer, or
	(C)	was not licensed under Part 1 at the time the 
marketing contract was entered into,
			and
	(xiv)	provides that the marketer must not notify a gas 
distributor that the marketer has been appointed as the 
agent of the consumer unless the 10-day period referred 
to in subclause (xi) has expired and the consumer has 
not cancelled the marketing contract within that period,
		and
	(b)	must provide each consumer with whom the marketer enters 
into a marketing contract with a copy of the marketing 
contract including the disclosure statement referred to in 
clause (a)(ix), completed by the marketer and then signed by 
the consumer.
(2)  If, after the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1)(a)(xiii)(B) 
has expired, the consumer expressly authorizes the supply of retail gas 
services to begin, the consumer may not cancel the marketing contract 
pursuant to subsection (1)(a)(xiii)(B).
Marketer bound by marketing contract
10(1)  A marketer is bound by the terms of the marketing contract 
when the consumer signs the contract.
(2)  A consumer may not, without the written consent of the marketer, 
amend the terms of a marketing contract before signing it.
Part 3  
Internet Marketing Contract
Duties relating to documentation
11(1)  A marketer
	(a)	must do the following before a consumer enters into an 
Internet marketing contact:
	(i)	enable the consumer to view and obtain a form of the 
Internet marketing contract;
	(ii)	provide the consumer with an express opportunity to 
accept or decline the Internet marketing contract and to 
correct errors immediately before entering into it,
	(b)	must ensure that each Internet marketing contract the 
marketer enters into with a consumer
	(i)	includes
	(A)	the consumer's name, address and telephone 
number, and
	(B)	the marketer's name, address, telephone number, 
e-mail address and, if available, fax number,
	(ii)	sets out the expiry date of the Internet marketing 
contract,
	(iii)	sets out a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of retail gas services is to begin,
	(iv)	shows any charges for gas and any charges for any other 
retail gas services provided for under the Internet 
marketing contract,
	(v)	provides that the consumer has the right to inspect any 
marketing contracts, including any other Internet 
marketing contracts, the marketer has entered into with 
the consumer,
	(vi)	provides that the renewal of the Internet marketing 
contract is effective only if the consumer consents in 
writing or electronic form to the renewal within 6 
months before the date of renewal,
	(vii)	has on its first page under the name of the marketer the 
following statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box:
		The company that wants you to enter into this Internet 
marketing contract is an independent gas marketing 
company, whose rates are not regulated by any 
provincial or municipal government or agency.  This 
company is not affiliated with the Government of 
Alberta.
	(viii)	has on its first page
	(A)	the disclosure statement set out in Schedule 2, or
	(B)	a statement that is in at least 12-point bold type 
and set out in a box on the first page of the Internet 
marketing contract stating where in the Internet 
marketing contract the disclosure statement is 
located,
	(ix)	provides that the Internet marketing contract is not valid 
unless the disclosure statement referred to in subclause 
(viii) has been correctly completed by the marketer and 
then acknowledged by the consumer before the 
consumer enters into the Internet marketing contract,
	(x)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty within 10 
days after a copy of the Internet marketing contract, 
acknowledged by the consumer, is provided to the 
consumer,
	(xi)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty if a 
marketing contract, including another Internet 
marketing contract, presently exists for the same 
property except where the existing marketing contract is 
to expire on or before the commencement of the new 
marketing contract,
	(xii)	provides that the consumer may cancel the Internet 
marketing contract without cost or penalty within one 
year from the date the Internet marketing contract is 
entered into if the marketer
	(A)	does not set out in the Internet marketing contract 
a specified or ascertainable date on which the 
supply of gas or any other retail gas services is to 
begin,
	(B)	does not begin the supply of retail gas services 
within 30 days of the date referred to in subclause 
(iii) or an amended date agreed on in writing or 
electronic form by the consumer and the marketer, 
or
	(C)	was not licensed under Part 1 at the time the 
Internet marketing contract was entered into,
			and
	(xiii)	provides that the marketer must not notify a gas 
distributor that the marketer has been appointed as the 
agent of the consumer unless the 10-day period referred 
to in subclause (x) has expired and the consumer has not 
cancelled the Internet marketing contract within that 
period,
		and
	(c)	must provide each consumer with whom the marketer enters 
into an Internet marketing contract with a copy of the Internet 
marketing contract in writing or electronic form including the 
disclosure statement referred to in clause (b)(viii), completed 
by the marketer and then acknowledged by the consumer.
(2)  If, after the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1)(b)(xii)(B) 
has expired, the consumer expressly authorizes the supply of retail gas 
services to begin, the consumer may not cancel the Internet marketing 
contract pursuant to subsection (1)(b)(xii)(B).
(3)  For purposes of subsection (1)(a), a marketer is considered to have 
enabled the consumer to view and obtain a form of the Internet 
marketing contract if the form is
	(a)	prominently displayed in a clear and comprehensible manner, 
and
	(b)	made accessible in a manner that ensures that the form is 
capable of being retained or printed by the consumer.
Marketer bound by Internet marketing contract
12   A marketer is bound by the terms of an Internet marketing 
contract when the consumer acknowledges the contract.
Part 4  
General
Term of contract
13   A marketer shall not enter into a marketing contract with a 
consumer for a term exceeding 5 years, but the marketing contract may 
be renewed for additional periods, each not exceeding 5 years.
Collection of fees and other charges
14(1)  No marketer may collect a fee or other charge from a consumer 
who enters into a marketing contract with the marketer until after the 
delivery of gas under the marketing contract commences.
(2)  This section applies where the consumer uses or consumes the gas 
primarily for household purposes.
Code of conduct
15(1)  In this section, "marketer" includes every individual who acts 
on behalf of a marketer in the marketing of gas business.
(2)  Every marketer must comply with the following code of conduct:
	(a)	when first contacting a consumer, a marketer that is an 
individual must
	(i)	truthfully inform the consumer of the marketer's 
identity and, when requested to do so, show the 
consumer the identification card referred to in section 7, 
and
	(ii)	indicate that the marketer is soliciting the consumer for 
the purpose of marketing gas;
	(b)	a marketer must not abuse the trust of a consumer or exploit 
any fear or lack of experience or knowledge of a consumer;
	(c)	a marketer must not exert undue pressure on a consumer, and 
must allow sufficient time for a consumer to read 
thoughtfully and without harassment all documents the 
marketer provides to a consumer and must accept a 
consumer's refusal of further discussion;
	(d)	a marketer must not make any representation or statement or 
give any answer or take any measure that is not true or is 
likely to mislead a consumer;
	(e)	a marketer must use only timely, accurate, verifiable and 
truthful comparisons;
	(f)	a marketer must not make any verbal representations 
regarding contracts, rights or obligations that are not 
contained in written contracts;
	(g)	a marketer must ensure that all descriptions and promises 
made in promotional material are in accordance with actual 
conditions, situations and circumstances existing at the time 
the description or promise is made;
	(h)	a marketer must ensure that all data the marketer refers to are 
properly established and reliable and support any claim for 
which the data is cited;
	(i)	a marketer must not induce a consumer to breach a contract 
with another person;
	(j)	a marketer must not be intrusive and must not contact 
consumers between the hours of 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. to solicit 
them to enter into marketing contracts;
	(k)	a marketer must not make any representation that savings, 
price benefits or advantages exist if they do not exist or if 
there is no evidence to substantiate the representation;
	(l)	a marketer must not give, in any representation, less 
prominence to the total price of gas or any other retail gas 
services than to the price of any part of the gas or other retail 
gas services;
	(m)	a marketer must not use a font that due to its size or other 
visual characteristics is likely to materially impair the 
legibility or clarity of documents the marketer  provides to 
consumers;
	(n)	a marketer must allow a consumer to cancel the marketing 
contract if
	(i)	the consumer moves out of Alberta or to an area of the 
Province to which the Gas Utilities Act does not apply, 
or
	(ii)	receives gas distribution services from a utility to which 
the Gas Utilities Act does not apply;
	(o)	a marketer must not switch a consumer's gas supply without 
the consumer's written or electronic consent, but the 
marketing contract may be assigned if the marketing contract 
expressly provides that it can be assigned.
(3)  The code of conduct specified in subsection (2) is considered to be 
breached if the breach occurs in the course of inducing a person to 
enter into a marketing contract, even though the marketing contract is 
not entered into or is not completed.
(4)  Subsection (2)(a), (c), (f) and (j) do not apply to an Internet 
marketing contract.
Confidentiality of consumer information
16(1)  A marketer must not disclose any information concerning a 
consumer to a third party without the written or electronic consent of 
the consumer except when the information has been sufficiently 
aggregated such that the identity of the consumer cannot be readily 
ascertained from the information, or where the information is required 
to be disclosed
	(a)	for billing or collection purposes, or
	(b)	for law enforcement purposes.
(2)  A marketer must inform a consumer about the conditions 
described in subsection (1) under which the consumer's information 
may be disclosed to a third party.
(3)  A marketer must not use information obtained for one purpose 
from a consumer for any other purpose without the written or 
electronic consent of the consumer.
Representations
17(1)  A licensee must not make any representation, whether express 
or implied, that being licensed under this Regulation constitutes an 
endorsement or approval of the licensee by the Government of Alberta 
or the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not preclude a licensee from representing that 
the licensee is licensed under this Regulation.
Offences
18   A contravention of section 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 or 17 is, for the 
purposes of section 162 of the Act, an offence.
Part 5 
Transitional Provisions,  
Consequential Amendments,  
Repeals, Expiry and Coming  
into Force
Deemed licence
19   If, immediately prior to the coming into force of this Regulation, a 
person held a licence issued under the former Regulation, that person 
is deemed to hold a licence under this Regulation.
Application to marketing contracts
20   Section 8 of, and the Schedule to, the former Regulation continue 
to apply to marketing contracts entered into or renewed before section 
9 of, and Schedule 1 to, this Regulation come into force.
Amends AR 191/99
21   The Direct Sales Cancellation and Exemption 
Regulation (AR 191/99) is amended by repealing section 
3(3) and substituting the following:
(3)  Where an instrument that is a marketing contract of the kind 
referred to in section 9 of the Natural Gas Marketing (Fair Trading 
Act) Regulation or a marketing contract of a kind referred to in 
section 8 of the Electricity Marketing Regulation is also a direct 
sales contract, that contract is exempt from the requirements of 
subsections (1) and (2).
Amends AR 187/99
22   The General Licensing and Security Regulation 
(AR 187/99) is amended in section 18(4) by striking out 
"Natural Gas Direct Marketing Regulation" and substituting 
"Natural Gas Marketing (Fair Trading Act) Regulation".
Amends AR 81/2001
23   The Internet Sales Contract Regulation (AR 81/2001) is 
amended in section 3
	(a)	in clause (o) by striking out "109/2000" and 
substituting "12/2003";
	(b)	in clause (p) by striking out "Natural Gas Direct 
Marketing Regulation (AR 186/99)" and substituting 
"Natural Gas Marketing (Fair Trading Act) Regulation".
Repeal
24   The Natural Gas Direct Marketing Regulation (AR 186/99) is 
repealed.
Expiry
25   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on September 1, 2012.
Coming into force
26(1)  This Regulation, except section 9 and Schedule 1, comes into 
force on the day this Regulation is filed under the Regulations Act.
(2)  Section 9 and Schedule 1 come into force 45 days after this 
Regulation is filed under the Regulations Act.
Schedule 1 
 
Disclosure Statement to Consumer 
(For marketing contracts other than 
Internet marketing contracts)
Please read this statement before you sign it.  Before you enter into a 
marketing contract for retail gas services, you should understand the 
following:
	1	This contract is not a gas utility or government rebate 
program.  The person who presented you with this contract 
represents              (insert name of company that person 
represents).
	2	The business named in this contract may not be able to supply 
retail gas services cheaper than your current utility company.
	3	This contract can be ended only under the following 
conditions:                               (insert termination conditions, 
including any notice period required).
	4	If you move to another location in Alberta you WILL/WILL 
NOT* still be responsible to buy retail gas services under this 
contract.
	5	You may cancel this contract from the day you sign the 
contract until 10 days after you receive a copy of the contract 
that you signed.  You do not need a reason to cancel the 
contract.  To cancel the contract, you must give notice of 
cancellation at the address in the contract.  You may give 
notice of cancellation by any method that will allow you to 
prove that you gave notice, including mail, fax, e-mail or by 
personal delivery.  Under certain circumstances you may have 
more than 10 days to cancel the contract.
If you need more information on cancelling the contract, or if you feel 
you have been treated unfairly, you may contact Alberta Government 
Services at 427-4088.  Outside Edmonton call 1-877-427-4088 toll 
free.
		I,        (print name)     , have read this Disclosure Statement 
and understand its contents.
	Date                                 
	              (signature)         
Notice to person representing business - strike out inapplicable word(s) 
highlighted by an *.
Schedule 2  
 
Disclosure Statement to Consumer 
(For Internet marketing contracts)
Please read this statement before you acknowledge it.  Before you 
enter into a marketing contract for retail gas services, you should 
understand the following:
	1	This contract is not a gas utility or government rebate 
program.
	2	The business named in this contract may not be able to supply 
retail gas services cheaper than your current utility company.
	3	This contract can be ended only under the following 
conditions:                      (insert termination conditions, 
including any notice period required).
	4	If you move to another location within Alberta you 
WILL/WILL NOT* still be responsible to buy retail gas 
services under this contract.
	5	You may cancel this contract from the day you acknowledge 
the contract until 10 days after you receive a copy of the 
contract that you acknowledged.  You do not need a reason to 
cancel the contract.  To cancel the contract, you must give 
notice of cancellation at the address in the contract.  You may 
give notice of cancellation by any method that will allow you 
to prove that you gave notice, including mail, fax, e-mail or by 
personal delivery.  Under certain circumstances you may have 
more than 10 days to cancel the contract.
If you need more information on cancelling the contract, or if you feel 
you have been treated unfairly, you may contact Alberta Government 
Services at 427-4088.  Outside Edmonton call 1-877-427-4088 toll 
free.
[   ]		Check this box to acknowledge that you have read this 
Disclosure Statement and understand its contents.
Notice to person representing business - strike out inapplicable word(s) 
highlighted by an *.


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Alberta Regulation 11/2004
Traffic Safety Act
BILL OF LADING AND CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 1/04) on January 14, 2004 pursuant to 
section 156 of the Traffic Safety Act.
1   The Bill of Lading and Conditions of Carriage Regulation 
(AR 313/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 19 is amended by striking out "July 1, 2004" and 
substituting "July 1, 2007".


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Alberta Regulation 12/2004
Traffic Safety Act
DRIVERS' HOURS OF SERVICE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2004
Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 2/04) on January 14, 2004 pursuant to 
section 156 of the Traffic Safety Act.
1   The Drivers' Hours of Service Regulation (AR 317/2002) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 22 is amended by striking out "July 1, 2004" and 
substituting "July 1, 2007".


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Alberta Regulation 13/2004
School Act
DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 22, 2004
Made by the Minister of Learning and the Minister of Infrastructure (M.O. 109/2003) 
on January 6, 2004 pursuant to section 188 of the School Act. 
1   The Disposition of Property Regulation (AR 3/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2004" 
and substituting "July 31, 2004".


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Alberta Regulation 14/2004
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BARLEY COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2004
Made by the Alberta Barley Commission on January 14, 2004 pursuant to section 26 
of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Alberta Barley Commission Regulation (AR 123/99) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4(2)(b) is amended by adding "provided by the 
dealer" after "evidence".

3   Section 9 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Reports to Commission
9   A dealer must prepare and forward in accordance with section 
2(2)(d) a monthly report to the Commission of
	(a)	the amount of regulated product purchased or acquired from 
each producer during the period covered by the report,
	(b)	the amount of service charge being paid on behalf of each 
producer, and
	(c)	the name and address of each producer from whom regulated 
product was purchased or acquired and the date of each such 
transaction in respect of which a deduction was made .

4   Section 18 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2004" 
and substituting "January 31, 2009".


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Alberta Regulation 15/2004
Cancer Programs Act
CANCER PROGRAMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 26, 2004
Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 12/2004) on January 22, 2004 
pursuant to sections 16 and 22 of the Cancer Programs Act.
1   The Cancer Programs Regulation (AR 242/98) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The Schedule is repealed and the following Schedule is 
substituted
Schedule 

Drug
Group
Dosage 
Form 

Criteria
13 Cis-RETINOIC ACID
2
capsules
Pediatrics 
- restricted to the treatment 
of advanced stage 
neuroblastoma following 
POG/CCG Protocols 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the pediatric tumour program
ALL-TRANS RETINOIC ACID
2
capsules
 - restricted to treatment of 
acute promyelocytic 
leukemia 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program or the 
pediatric tumour program
AMSACRINE
2
injectable

ANAGRELIDE
1
capsules
 - for thrombocytosis due to 
myeloproliferative disorder 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program
ANASTROZOLE
1
tablets
 - for post-menopausal 
patients with receptor-
positive, metastatic breast 
cancer who have progressed 
or have experienced severe 
side effects on prior hormone 
therapy

2
tablets
Breast Cancer Adjuvant 
 - for adjuvant use in invasive 
breast cancer patients who 
are post-menopausal, 
hormone receptor positive in 
whom tamoxifen is 
contraindicated or not 
tolerated 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program
ASPARAGINASE
1
injectable

BCG
1
injectable
 - bladder carcinoma
BICALUTAMIDE
1
tablets
 - restricted to patients who 
are intolerant to Nilutamide 
or Flutamide 
 - approved dosage is 50 mg 
daily
BLEOMYCIN
1 
2
injectable 
pump

BUSERELIN
1
injectable
 - prostate cancer 
 - Restricted to: 
Stage II (T2a-T2c): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Neoadjuvant use pre radical 
prostatectomy (4 months pre) 
Stage III (T3a-T4b): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Adjuvant use (3 years post 
RT) 
Stage IV (N1-N3) 
(M1-M1c): As monotherpy 
in medical castration. 
In total androgen blockade 
(medical castration and 
nonsteriodal antiandrogen) 
 - Guidelines for LHRH use 
in the above stated stages 
include: LHRH agonists are 
indicated for use in patients 
at risk of thromboembolic 
disease, strokes (CVA), 
myocardial infarction and 
also for consideration in 
patients with dyslipidemia, 
hypertension, diabetes 
mellitus or where a patient is 
considered intolerant to 
cyproterone acetate or 
megestrol acetate
BUSULFAN
1
tablets

CAPECITABINE
2
oral
 - metastatic or advanced 
breast cancer (with or 
without prior anthracycline 
exposure) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the breast tumour program

2
oral
 - option in first line 
treatment of advanced or 
metastatic colorectal cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the GI 
tumour program
CARBOPLATIN
1
injectable

CARMUSTINE
1
injectable, 
topical

CHLORAMBUCIL
1
tablets

CISPLATIN
1
injectable

CLADRIBINE
2
injectable
 - restricted to treatment of 
hairy cell leukemia 
 - Waldenstrom's 
macroglobulinemia 
 - hematologic malignancies 
(histocytosis-X, cutaneous 
T-cell lymphoma, systemic 
mast cell disease) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program

3
injectable
POG Protocol 9720 
prescribing limited to written 
authorization by physicians 
recommended by the 
pediatric tumour program
CLODRONATE
1
oral
 - treatment of osteolytic 
bone lesions in metastatic 
breast cancer
CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
1
injectable, 
tablets

CYPROTERONE
1
tablets

CYTARABINE
1
injectable

CYTARABINE LIPOSOMAL
3
injectable
 - for intrathecal management 
of neoplastic meningitis due 
to solid tumours or 
lymphoma
DACARBAZINE
1
injectable

DACTINOMYCIN
1
injectable

DAUNORUBICIN
1
injectable

DEXAMETHASONE
1
injectable, 
tablets
 - antiemetic use NOT 
covered
DOCETAXEL
2
injectable
 - treatment of metastatic 
breast cancer after failure of 
any previous chemotherapy 
regimen 
- as a single agent or in 
combination, as an option for 
first line treatment of 
metastatic breast cancer 
 - only one taxane is to be 
administered to any one 
patient 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program

2
injectable
Breast Neoadjuvant 
 - following a neoadjuvant 
anthracycline containing 
regimen in locally advanced 
(Stage IIIA or IIIB) breast 
cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program

2
injectable
Breast Adjuvant 
 - (with doxorubicin and 
cyclophosphamide (TAC)) as 
an adjuvant treatment of 1-3 
node positive breast cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program

2
injectable
 - 2nd line therapy in patients 
with advanced or metastatic 
non-small cell lung cancer 
with good performance status 
(ECOG 0-2) and no 
symptomatic or uncontrolled 
brain metastases 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the lung 
tumour program
DOXORUBICIN
1
injectable

DOXORUBICIN LIPOSOMAL
2
injectable
 - Kaposi's sarcoma

2
injectable
 - 2nd or 3rd line treatment of 
ovarian cancer, fallopian tube 
carcinoma and primary 
peritoneal neoplasms 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
gynecology tumour program
EPIRUBICIN
2
injectable
Breast Cancer 
 - adjuvant (node positive) 
and neoadjuvant (stage II and 
III) treatment of pre- and 
post-menopausal breast 
cancer patients 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program

2
injectable
Esophagogastric Cancer 
 - used (in combination with 
cisplatin and fluorouracil) in 
the treatment of locally 
advanced or metastatic 
esophagogastric cancer in 
patients with good 
performance status

3
injectable
NCIC MA21 Trial 
 - use as adjuvant treatment 
in NCIC MA21 Trial 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
clinical trial principal 
investigator(s) or co-
investigators
ESTRAMUSTINE
1
capsules

ETOPOSIDE
1
injectable, 
capsules

EXEMESTANE
1
oral
 - for hormonal treatment of 
advanced breast cancer in 
post-menopausal women 
who have progressed 
following hormonal therapy
FLUDARABINE
2
injectable, 
tablets
 - previously treated or 
untreated chronic 
lymphocytic leukemia 
 - low grade lymphoma 
 - Waldenstrom's 
macroglobulinemia 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology tumour 
program
FLUOROURACIL
1 
 
2
injectable, 
cream 
pump

FLUTAMIDE
1
tablets
 - prostate cancer
GEMCITABINE
2
injectable
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer 
 - patients who are unable to 
tolerate vinorelbine or 
paclitaxel containing 
regimens with documented 
reason for intolerance 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the lung tumour program

2
injectable
Bladder Cancer 
 - Gemcitabine/Cisplatin as 
first line chemotherapy in 
locally advanced/metastatic 
bladder cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the GU tumour program

2
injectable
Pancreas 
 - locally advanced or 
metastatic adenocarcinoma 
of the pancreas 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the GI tumour program

2
injectable
Hematology 
 - Gemcitabine, 
Dexamethasone, Cisplatin 
for relapsed or refractory 
Hodgkins or Non-Hodgkins 
Lymphoma (GDP regimen) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
hematology/lymphoma 
program
GOSERELIN
1
injectable
 - prostate cancer 
 - Restricted to: 
Stage II (T2a-T2c): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Neoadjuvant use pre radical 
prostatectomy (4 months pre) 
Stage III (T3a-T4b): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Adjuvant use (3 years post 
RT) 
Stage IV (N1-N3) 
(M1-M1c): As monotherpy 
in medical castration 
In total androgen blockade 
(medical castration and 
nonsteriodal antiandrogen) 
 - Guidelines for LHRH use 
in the above stated stages 
include: LHRH agonists are 
indicated for use in patients 
at risk of thromboembolic 
disease, strokes (CVA), 
myocardial infarction and 
also for consideration in 
patients with dyslipidemia, 
hypertension, diabetes 
mellitus or where a patient is 
considered intolerant to 
cyproterone acetate or 
megestrol acetate

2
injectable
 - breast cancer. 2nd line 
hormonal therapy for 
recurrent or metastatic 
disease in either or both 
estrogen and progesterone 
receptor positive pre and 
perimenopausal patients after 
tamoxifen failure 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the breast tumour program
HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM 
SUCCINATE
 
1
 
injectable
 
 - intrathecal use only
HYDROXYUREA
1
capsules

IDARUBICIN
3
injectable
POG Protocol 9720
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the pediatric tumour program
IFOSFAMIDE
1 
2
injectable 
pump

IMATINIB
2
capsules
 - for surgically unresectable 
or metastatic gastrointestinal 
stromal tumour (GIST) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the tumour 
program

2
capsules
Hematology 
 - Philadelphia-chromosome 
positive leukemia (including 
disease situations such as 
first chronic phase chronic 
myelogenous leukemia 
(CML), accelerated phase 
CML, blast crisis phase 
CML, acute lymphoblastic 
leukemia, or other leukemias 
that have the characteristic 
t(9;22) translocation detected 
by cytogenetics, FISH 
analysis, or PCR-positive for 
bcr-abl oncogene) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
hematology/lymphoma 
program
INTERFERON 
 
 
  - alpha 2a or 2b 
 
  - alpha 2b in new patients "03-
04"
1
injectable
 - cladribine-resistant hairy 
cell leukemia 
 - Kaposi's sarcoma 
 - chronic myelogenous 
leukemia 
 - metastatic renal cell 
carcinoma 

INTERFERON 
  alpha 2a ONLY
1
injectable
 - mycosis fungoides and 
sezary syndrome (cutaneous 
T-cell lymphomas) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program
INTERFERON 
 alpha 2b ONLY
1
injectable
- basal cell carcinoma 
 - adjuvant treatment of high 
risk melanoma

1
injectable
Superficial Bladder Cancer 
 - Interferon alone - second 
line treatment or first line in 
those with a documented 
intolerance or 
contraindication (i.e., 
immunosuppression or other) 
to BCG 
 - Interferon in combination 
with BCG - second line 
treatment

2
injectable
 - treatment of patients with 
malignant carcinoid and 
neuroendocrine 
gastroenteropancreatic 
tumours not amenable to 
surgical extirpation 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the GI and endocrine tumour 
programs

2
injectable
 - maintenance therapy in 
multiple myeloma patients 
who have achieved complete 
remission after high dose 
chemotherapy and 
autologous stem cell 
transplant 
 - follicular lymphoma and 
need for therapy as indicated 
by any of: mass >7 cm or 3 
sites >3 cm, Bsx, 
splenomegaly @ umbilicus, 
compression syndromes (GI, 
GU, orbit), effusions 
cytopenias, Age < 70 yo 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program
IRINOTECAN 
 
*  NOTE: 
Loperamide supplied by industry 
with this agent's use
2
injectable
Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 
 - first line (with 5FU and 
leucovorin) 
 - 2nd line after failure of 
thymidilate synthase 
inhibitors (e.g., 5 
fluorouracil, raltitrexed, or 
capecitabine) 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the GI tumour program

2
injectable
Pediatrics 
 - restricted to the treatment 
of high risk metastatic 
rhabdomyosarcomas 
following POG/CCG 
protocols 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the pediatric tumour program
LETROZOLE
1
tablets
 - first line therapy for 
hormone receptor positive 
post-menopausal metastatic 
breast cancer
LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM
1
injectable, 
tablets
 - rescue therapy for 
methotrexate only 
 - in combination with 5FU
LEUPROLIDE
1
injectable
 - prostate cancer 
 - Restricted to: 
Stage II (T2a-T2c): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Neoadjuvant use pre radical 
prostatectomy (4 months pre) 
Stage III (T3a-T4b): 
Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 
months pre and during RT). 
Adjuvant use (3 years post 
RT) 
Stage IV (N1-N3) 
(M1-M1c): As monotherpy 
in medical castration. 
In total androgen blockade 
(medical castration and 
nonsteriodal antiandrogen) 
 - Guidelines for LHRH use 
in the above stated stages 
include: LHRH agonists are 
indicated for use in patients 
at risk of thromboembolic 
disease, strokes (CVA), 
myocardial infarction and 
also for consideration in 
patients with dyslipidemia, 
hypertension, diabetes 
mellitus or where a patient is 
considered intolerant to 
cyproterone acetate or 
megestrol acetate
LOMUSTINE
1
capsules

MECHLORETHAMINE
1
injectable, 
topical

MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 
ACETATE
1
tablets, 
injectable

MEGESTROL ACETATE
1
tablets

MELPHALAN
1
tablets

MERCAPTOPURINE
1
tablets

MESNA
1
injectable

METHOTREXATE
1
injectable, 
tablets

MITOMYCIN
1
injectable
NOTE:  3rd line for bladder 
cancer indication
MITOXANTRONE
1
injectable

NANDROLONE DECANOATE
1
injectable

NILUTAMIDE
1
tablets
 - prostate cancer
PACLITAXEL
2
injectable
Ovarian Cancer 
 - first line treatment of 
ovarian cancer (irrespective 
of the stage of disease or 
amount of residual disease), 
fallopian tube carcinoma, 
primary peritoneal neoplasms 
and papillary serous and 
clear cell endometrial 
carcinomas 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the gynecology tumour 
program

2
injectable
Endometrial Cancer 
 - restricted for use in 
metastatic, advanced or 
recurrent endometrial cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
gynecology tumour program

2
injectable
Lung Cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the lung tumour program

2
injectable
Breast Cancer 
 - restricted to the treatment 
of metastatic breast cancer 
when no response to 
anthracycline (doxorubicin, 
epirubicin, or mitoxantrone) 
containing regimen. Relapse 
within 1 year after 
completion of adjuvant 
chemotherapy including an 
anthracycline. First 
assessment of efficacy after 2 
courses 
 - only one taxane is to be 
administered to any one 
patient 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the breast tumour program

2
injectable
Breast Cancer Adjuvant 
 - Doxorubicin/ 
Cyclophosphamide followed 
by Paclitaxel as an option for 
adjuvant therapy of Stage II, 
node positive or high risk 
node negative breast cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
tumour program

2
injectable
Testes 
 - 2nd line regimen for 
relapsed germ cell tumours 
of the testes

2
injectable
 - in combination 
chemotherapy for unknown 
primary metastatic 
adenocarcinoma 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the breast 
and hematology tumour 
programs

3
injectable
Breast Cancer Adjuvant 
- Epirubicin/Cyclophos-
phamide follwed by 
Paclitaxel for patients treated 
on the experimental arm of 
NCIC clinical trial MA 21 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by a 
clinical trial principal 
investigator or 
co-investigator
PAMIDRONATE
1
injectable
- treatment of multiple 
myeloma
PREDNISOLONE SODIUM 
PHOSPHATE
1
liquid
- first line agent for pediatric 
patients under 7 years of age 
- 2nd-line agent for pediatric 
patients 7 years and older 
unable to tolerate prednisone 
tablets
PREDNISONE
1
tablets

PROCARBAZINE
1
capsules

RALTITREXED
2
injectable
- treatment of metastatic 
colorectal cancer 
 - prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the GI tumour program
RITAXIMAB
2
injectable
 - relapsed or refractory, low 
grade or follicular, CD20 
positive, B-cell, 
non-Hodgkin's  lymphoma 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the lymphoma tumour 
program

2
injectable
- in combination with CHOP 
for aggressive histology 
B-cell CD20 positive 
non-hodgkin's lymphoma in 
patients 60 years of age or 
older 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
hematology/lymphoma 
tumour program

2
injectable
 - for Post Transplant 
Lymphoproliferative 
Disorders (PTLD) 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
named physicians as 
recommended by the 
hematology tumour program
STREPTOZOCIN
1
injectable

TAMOXIFEN
1
tablets

TEMOZOLOMIDE
2
oral
 - first-line treatment of 
recurrent glioblastoma 
multiforme and anaplastic 
astrocytoma 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the neuro oncology tumour 
program
TENIPOSIDE
1
injectable

THIOGUANINE
1
tablets

THIOTEPA
2
injectable

TOPOTECAN
2
injectable
Ovarian 
- 2nd line therapy of ovarian 
cancer, fallopian tube 
carcinoma and primary 
peritoneal neoplasms 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the gynecology tumour 
program 
Pediatrics 
- restricted to the treatment 
of advanced stage 
neuroblastoma following 
POG/CCG Protocols 
- restricted to the treatment 
of intermediate risk 
rhabdomyosarcoma 
following POG/CCG 
protocols 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the pediatric tumour program
TRASTUZUMAB
2
injectable
Metastatic Breast 
- restricted to the treatment 
of metastic breast cancer, 
HER 2 protein 
overexpression (+3) by IHC, 
or HER 2 amplification by 
FISH 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the breast tumour program
VALRUBICIN
2
injectable
 - for BCG refractory 
carcinoma in situ, defined as 
persistent disease after 2 
courses of BCG or 
intolerance (severe side 
effects, immunosuppression, 
etc.) to treatment with BCG
VINBLASTINE
1
injectable

VINCRISTINE
1
injectable

VINORELBINE
2
injectable
Lung Cancer 
- restricted to the treatment 
of advanced or metastatic 
non-small cell lung cancer 
with an ECOG score of 2 or 
better 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the lung tumour program

2
injectable
Metastatic Breast 
- first-line therapy for elderly 
patients (over 65 years of 
age) and 2nd or 3rd line 
therapy for metastatic breast 
cancer.  Assess response 
after 2 cycles 
- prescribing limited to 
written authorization by 
physicians recommended by 
the breast tumour program

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