What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
On June 29, 2015, the CRTC announced that Porter Airlines Inc had agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking in respect of alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
CASL requires consent to send...more
Legislation and Regulation -
What are the principal statutes regulating advertising generally?
The principal federal statute regulating advertising in Canada is the Competition Act, which is a law of general...more
In 2014, the anti-spam provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force, creating a wide array of compliance requirements for businesses. CASL prohibits a person from sending or causing or permitting to be...more
In 2014, the anti-spam provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force, creating a wide array of compliance requirements for businesses. On October 7, 2014, the CRTC announced the conclusion of its first...more
NAD Sniffs at Odor Protection Claims -
Concerned that a 48 hour antiperspirant/deodorant constitutes an overstated claim of “100% odor protection,” the National Advertising Division recommended...more
Businesses that use “commercial electronic messages” to market to customers and prospective customers in Canada should be aware of Canada’s new anti-spam rules, which require, among other things, the sender to obtain consent...more
Canada’s long awaited anti-spam law (CASL) comes into force as of July 1, 2014. CASL takes the approach of forbidding almost all unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and generally speaking, requires intended...more
US marketers who have been paying attention to anti-spam developments north of the border are concerned about proposed new Canadian regulations. If you have not been paying attention, it’s probably time that you did. We have...more
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