How Constant Contact helps small businesses handle CASL

This is the third story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Candice So

Businesses blast consent emails in countdown to CASL

Businesses are looking to get ahead of the game by seeking explicit consent from email contacts before Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect July 1. Designed to cut down on the amount

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

4 answers to the most commonly-asked CASL questions

Even though Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is coming into force on July 1, there are still a lot of questions about how the new legislation will work. CASL will change how businesses send

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So

CASL’s computer software installation laws could shake up tech industry

With Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to come into force on July 1, many companies have been hard at work overhauling the ways they send commercial emails and messages to their customers. Yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Candice So

CASL destined to be challenged on grounds it violates Charter rights: lawyers

Canada's regulations to limit unwanted email messages from businesses have been four years in the making, but if organizations representing the business community get their way, it could unravel much faster than that.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Government unveils final anti-spam regulations, dates

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), the anti-spam bill that targets businesses that send email and other digital messages to people without permission, will start coming into effect July 1, 2014, according to an order

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Two paths to prepare for CASL: Express and implied consent

With the enactment of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) around the corner, it's hard to know what kind of message your business is allowed to send to reach customers, and what kind of message

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

A marketer’s guide to being CASL ready

Bret Conkin is the chief marketing officer for FundRazr, Canada's biggest crowdfunding platform. He has prepared this list of tips for marketers, in advance of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). This post appeared as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Bret Conkin

Be ready for Canada’s anti-spam law with Adam Kardash

Try this riddle: Name something that you don't want but you get lots of it everyday. Something that you can read, but you can also eat. Something that no one really reads, but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Online business also risky business in Canada, law firm says

Has government laid down new red tape that is making it riskier to conduct business online? If you ask Toronto-based law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), the answer is yes – new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Anti-spam regulations published, consultation opens

The latest draft regulations for Canada’s anti-spam law were published today in the Canada Gazette and the government is asking for consultation on them until Feb. 4.While Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) received Royal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

CRTC issues first two guidelines under new anti-spam law

Canada's federal communications regulator has issued its first two bulletins laying out guidelines for anti-spam laws. The biggest new rule is designed to stop businesses from assuming aconsumer has opted in to an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

Conservatives oppose making exceptions to anti-spam bill

Canadian business groups calling for exemptions to an anti-spam bill are risking a continued deluge of spam and loss of productivity, says a Conservative MP. Bill C-27 or the Electronic Commerce Protection Act

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson