Good Tidings, Well Wishes and Unintended Consequences: Holiday Greetings under...

That time of year is now upon us when we send season’s greetings and well wishes for the New Year. The holidays present a wonderful opportunity to reach out to your customers and the general public alike to let them know that you are thankful for their business and give them a little “nudge” to remind them that their patronage is appreciated.

Porter Airlines Inc. Hits Turbulence: Enters Into Undertaking With CRTC...

In its most recent action (see our discussion of the earlier Compu-Finder action and the Plentyoffish action) under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (the “Act” or “CASL”)1, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the “CRTC”) has grounded Porter Airlines Inc. (“Porter”) for alleged violations of paragraphs 6(1)(a), 6(2)(b) and 6(2)(c) and alleged non-compliance with paragraph 11(1)(b) and subsection 11(3) of the Act, as well as alleged non-compliance with subsection 2(2) and section 3 of the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC), SOR/2012-36 (the “CRTC Regulations”).

CRTC Nets Plentyoffish Media Inc. for Non-Compliance with CASL: Plentyoffish...

Hot on the heels of the Compu-Finder action, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the “CRTC”) has netted its next catch in its pursuit of regulating the use of commercial electronic messages.