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Parliament’s review of Canada’s anti-spam law: What we can expect

Monday, November 13, 2017 @ 9:18 AM | By David Young

The House of Commons Industry Committee is currently wrapping up its expedited statutory review of Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL). The committee’s fast-tracking of this file is likely the result of attention earlier this year surrounding the projected coming into force (on July 1) of CASL’s private right of action (PRA) — and its suspension pending the review.

The process of bringing forward any significant changes to the law will be inevitably lengthy, involving an in-depth review by the responsible government department (Innovation, Science and Economic Development...