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Grace Period Expires for Compliance with Anti-Spam Laws

On July 1, 2017, CASL provisions establishing a private right of action come into force. This will mean that any affected individual may sue an organization as well as its officers, directors and agents for CASL violations. Class actions are expected to follow. Compliance is more critical than ever.

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Canadians are getting excited about Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017.Canada’s sesquicentennial symbols can be used for both commercial or non-commercial purposes at no charge, but it is necessary to apply for permission in advance.

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Misleading Advertising is Risky

In the modern digital economy, consumer confidence can be especially valuable to a business so stretching the truth in advertising can be risky. Two recent cases show that misleading advertisements about QUALITY and SALE PRICE can have consequences. Public interest favours honest business practices.

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