May 2005 Stopping Spam: Creating a Stronger, Safer Internet Task Force on Spam
May 2005 Recommended Best Practices for Email Marketing Task Force on Spam

December 15, 2010 An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act
(Canada’s Anti-Spam law / CASL)

April 13, 2011 Order Fixing April 1, 2011 as the Day on which Certain Provisions of Chapter 23 of the Statutes of Canada, 2010, Come into Force

June 30, 2011 Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-400

March 28, 2012 Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC) Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2012-183

August 20, 2012 Enforcement Agencies Roles and Responsibilities

October 10, 2102 CRTC encourages businesses to start preparing for Canada’s anti-spam legislation

October 10, 2102 Compliance and Enforcement Information Bulletin CRTC 2012-548

October 10, 2102 Compliance and Enforcement Information Bulletin CRTC 2012-549

April 03, 2013 Report on the Informal Consultation of 25 February 2013 among Industry and Consumer Groups and CRTC Staff on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

October 22, 2013 Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation, Coordination and Information Sharing

December 04, 2013 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE PROTECTION REGULATIONS (Industry Canada) 81000-2-175 (SOR/DORS)

December 04, 2013 Order (Industry Canada) 81000-2-1795 (SI/TR)

December 04, 2013 Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement (Industry Canada)

December 04, 2013 Explanatory Note (Industry Canada)

December 04, 2103 CASL Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Industry Canada 

December 18, 2013 Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations published in the Canada Gazette Vol. 147, No. 26

December 18, 2013 Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation #CASL Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

May 07, 2014 Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission CASL FAQ

June 15, 2014 Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Permission Inforgraphics

June 19, 2014 Compliance and Enforcement Information Bulletin CRTC 2014-326 | Guidelines to help businesses develop corporate compliance programs

May 01, 2015 Anti-spam law’s changes to Canadian federal privacy law: A guide for businesses doing e-marketing 


CASL Historical Timeline

CAUCE Director Shaun Brown, of nNovation Barristers & Solicitors LLP CASL Compliance Readiness Documents:

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