Internet gambling: Play at your own risk

By Monica Goyal and Jonathan MacKenzie Next time you log on to PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker – be aware that you play at your own risk. The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly makes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2013 Monica Goyal

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

How to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation is coming. It will come into force July 1, and it will have a broad sweeping impact on all organizations that use e-mail marketing, mobile marketing, and other forms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2013 Robert Burko

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

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

Do you have a right to be forgotten?

The internet has a long memory. There are a lot of examples of different programs that take advantage of all the information you upload onto the Internet to then provide analytics and data

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Beware of legal landmines when diving into online rental space biz

Online classified sites such as Craigslist and Kijiji have made it very easy for small entrepreneurs market goods and services on the Internet. These two very popular sites along with many others specifically

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Free labour sounds great, but is it right? The law says that it’s not

Canadian social media star HootSuite recently got in hot water over its practice of not paying interns that work in their company. After raising the hackles of interns and labour rights advocates across

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Monica Goyal

Lessons we can all learn from RBC

Reports have emerged recently that 45 RBC employees are losing their jobs next month after RBC contracted a number of technological services to iGate, a California-based firm which specializes in sending jobs overseas.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Anti-spam law adds exceptions, delayed until 2014

The anti-spam legislation passed into law more than two years ago will not be coming into force until late in 2013 and possibly not until 2014, according to an Industry Canada official. It’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Small business group welcomes EI revamp

An organization of small Canadian businesses said they are happy with the government’s plans to make sweeping changes to the country’s Employment Insurance eligibility rules. The revamp would mean the removal of “disincentives”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Why should you care about startups?

by Ashley Huffman If you’ve never worked in a startup company, it’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be in one. The way it’s portrayed in the media is fairly chaotic and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Passing the buck on mobile privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Gross