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CMA Blog: Are you collecting consumer data by offering WiFi? Keep CASL top of mind.

CMA Blog: OPC Concludes Review of Thurd-Party Data Consent Rules: Status Quo to Continue

CMA Blog: Statistics Canada 2019 Second Quarter National Cannabis Survey Results

CMA Blog: Ontario Data Strategy Consultations

CMA Submission: OPC Consultation on Transfers for Processing

CMA Blog: Competition Bureau Releases its Annual Plan

CMA Blog: CRTC Published Internet Code of Conduct for Internet Service Providers

CMA Blog: CMA Advocacy in Action: Mid-Year Report

CMA Blog: Québec Consumer Protection Act Changes in effect as of August 1, 2019

CMA Blog: Posting Political Ads this Season? Read this first!

CMA Blog: How is "publicly available information" like a cassette tape deck?

CMA Blog: CMA Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice Updates - Phase 1

Resource: Privacy Legislation Comparison Chart (CMA Members Only)

CMA Blog: Government announces Digital Charter, PIPEDA review and more

CMA Blog: Competition Bureau Updates

CMA News Release: CMA Guide Addresses Privacy Commissioner Findings

CMA News Release: CMA Welcomes Ontario Government Commitment to Digital Services and Innovative Skills Training

CMA Blog: Time to make fraud prevention your business

Resource: Future-Proof Your Brand - Navigating Trademark Changes Tips (CMA Members Only)

CMA Blog: Why changes to trademark law matter and what you can do to prepare

CMA Blog: Thinking of running a contest? Start here

CMA News Release: CMA Applauds Marketing and Consumer Initiatives in Federal Budget

CMA Blog: Want to trademark a scent, 3D object or hologram? Here's what you need to know

CMA Guide: Transparency for Consumers

CMA Guide: Permitted Cannabis Marketing Activities (CMA Members Only) 

CMA Blog: New Transparency Framework Helps Companies Inform Consumers about Privacy nd Build Greater Loyalty

CMA News Release: New Guide Helps Organizations Provide Clear Information to Consumers about How Personal Information is Collected, Used and Shared

CMA Blog: Protecting personal information: cannabis retailers and purchasers take note



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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