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Keep calm and get consent: Canadian Anti-Spam Law takes effect this week

Canada’s new anti-spam legislation may have sparked panic among some businesses, but the reality is cause for celebration, not concern.

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Industry Minister James Moore, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, is the minister responsible.

The federal government’s consumer-oriented approach has taken a hit in recent months due to privacy legislation that is distinctly consumer-unfriendly, yet one of its most notable pro-consumer, pro-privacy policies takes effect this week. Canada’s new anti-spam legislation may have sparked panic among some businesses, but the reality is cause for celebration, not concern.

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Keep calm and get consent: Canadian Anti-Spam Law takes effect this week

Canada’s new anti-spam legislation may have sparked panic among some businesses, but the reality is cause for celebration, not concern.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Industry Minister James Moore, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, is the minister responsible.

The federal government’s consumer-oriented approach has taken a hit in recent months due to privacy legislation that is distinctly consumer-unfriendly, yet one of its most notable pro-consumer, pro-privacy policies takes effect this week. Canada’s new anti-spam legislation may have sparked panic among some businesses, but the reality is cause for celebration, not concern.

  

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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