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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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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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