CASL and Municipal Governments

With six weeks to go before the anti-spam provisions of CASL come into force, there is considerable uncertainty as to what is a commercial electronic message (or “cem” as its known in the CASL jargon).  This results from the cumulative

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CASL: Charities and Not-for-Profit Organisations Part 1 Express Consent and the “existing non-business relationship”

I have been noting with interest the concerns that have been expressed by the charitable and not-for-profit sector respecting the application of CASL to their activities. I am deeply sympathetic to the needs of the charitable and not-for-profit sector, having

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CRTC CASL Guidelines: Do they Compromise Adjudicative Independence?

On 10 October 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued Compliance and Information Bulletin, CRTC 2012-548, as Guidelines on the interpretation of the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC). The guidelines are made in respect of the CRTC’s role in

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CASL Regulations

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The following is the letter I sent to Industry Canada in response to the recent publication of the draft Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations. As you will see, while I think the legislation will be of great benefit to both individual

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