Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation
What you need to consider before relying on the personal relationship exemption
The new law will help Canadians avoid spam and other electronic threats. Report spam.
About Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation
We are committed to reducing the harmful effects of spam and related threats to electronic commerce and are working towards a safer and more secure online marketplace.
Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (CASL) helps protect Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace.
Understanding Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation
What you should know about Canada’s new law and how to comply with it:
- Frequently asked questions about the new law and CRTC’s enforcement role
- Guidelines to help businesses develop corporate compliance programs: Information Bulletin CRTC 2014-326
- Guidelines on the use of toggling as a means of obtaining express consent under Canada’s anti-spam legislation: Information Bulletin CRTC 2012-549
- Guidelines on the interpretation of the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations: Information Bulletin CRTC 2012-548
- Watch our information session on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation and learn how to comply
- Harper Government Delivers on Commitment to Protect Canadian Consumers from Spam and Online Threats
- Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations
- Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation and its regulations
- Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation, Coordination and Information Sharing between the Commissioner of Competition, the CRTC and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
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