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PRIVACY NOW Marketers, Here is What you Need to Know!

CMA Article in Direct Marketing Magazine: How the GDPR Impacts Marketers - Challenging Common Misconceptions to Understand Europe's New Privacy Law

CMA Blog: How Green are Your Offerings? Know the rules.

CMA Guide: EU GDPR & ePrivacy Regulation (members only)

Québec announces changes to Consumer Protection Act (including loyalty programs)

CMA Response: Health Canada Cost-Benefit Analysis (restricting food and beverage marketing to children)

CMA Blog: CMA Advocacy in Action - Summer 2018 Update

OPC Releases Guidelines on Meaningful Consent

Data Privacy Study: What the Canadian Consumer Really Thinks

CMA submission to Standing Committee on Health - Bill S-228 (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed to children)

Mandatory Breach Regulations in force Nov 1 - Are You Ready?

Significant changes to CASL expected

Is Ontario next in getting its own privacy law?

GDPR's impact on Canadian businesses - preparing for EU's privacy law

CMA Blog: Ontario Provincial Budget 2018 Highlights

CMA updates Overarching Ethical Principles (Section H) of its Code of Ethics 

CMA releases survey on consumer privacy attitudes

Survey finds CASL is "too complicated and confusing"

CMA responds to Privacy Commissioner's draft guidance on consent

Results of 2017 Consumer Survey on AdChoices Program 


2016 and previous

Child and Food Beverage Advertising Could be Banned ...more

CMA Fact Sheet on Native Advertising ...more

Missed the CMA breakfast with the CRTC Chairman? See event coverage ...more

ASC Releases First Compliance Report on AdChoices Program ...more

Key government departments renamed, Ministers appointed: get all info here ...more

2015 Election Results – Liberal Positions that Impact Marketers ...more

Children focus of international privacy sweep: see results ...more

Blog: Face-to-face with the Privacy Commissioner ...more

Advocacy Digest - Know the latest legal & self-regulatory developments ...more

Protect your brand: Address Harvesting CMA Fact Sheet ...more

PIPEDA Interpretation Bulletin: Openness Principle ...more

Webinar Recording: Marketing Practices on Competition Bureau’s Radar ...more

Lessons & FAQs From Year One of Canada's Anti-spam Law ...more

Privacy law amendments now in force, save breach provisions ...more

Federal privacy report: an indicator that online advertising self-regulation works but needs improvement ...more

CMA's Wally Hill delivers presentation at IAPP Privacy Symposium ...more

Children’s privacy focus of 2015 global Privacy Sweep ...more

CMA Infographic: Canadian views on interest-based advertising ...more

Privacy Commissioner cautions websites that collect or use children’s information ...more

Global Privacy Enforcement Networks investigates mobile apps  ...more

CMA appears before House Committee on privacy amendments  ...more

CRTC finds dating site a bit fishy  ...more

New privacy survey released by Canada's Privacy Commissioner  ...more

New CMA resources on CASL's installation of computer programs provisions  ...more

Alberta's PIPA amended following Supreme Court ruling  ...more

CRTC issues fact sheet on CASL's requirements for installing computer programs  ...more

CMA issues guidance on list rental under CASL  ...more

Key takeaways from CMA Digital Crossroads Conference  ...more

Privacy law amendments move forward in House of Commons  ...more

CMA provides comments to government on simultaneous substitution program  ...more

Ad Choices Program Very Successful in Canada: 57 Companies Already on Board  ...more

Webinar Recording: Government of Ontario Discusses New Accessibility Regulations ...more

Advocacy Spotlight Webinar: Ryerson's Avner Levy on interest-based Advertising ...more

CRTC posts new CASL FAQs, including a section for registered charities ...more

CRTC makes Do Not Call List registrations permanent ...more

CMA's Wally Hill Speaks at DAA Summit in San Francisco ...more

CRTC releases another set of new guidelines on Canada's Anti-Spam Law ...more

CMA partners with Government of Ontario to help marketers comply with digital accessibility regulations ...more

CMA appears before Senate Committee to discuss privacy reform ...more

It's official! Canada's has a new Privacy Commissioner ...more

Warrantless disclosure of personal information challenged in court ...more

CMA releases new guidelines on CASL ...more

Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner releases white paper on mobile location analytics 'Building Privacy into Mobile Location Analytics (MLA) Through Privacy by Design' ...more

CMA has updated the Universal Marketing Practices (Section I) of its Code of Ethics ...more

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