INDU Committee News Release
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Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Comité permanent de l'industrie, des sciences et de la technologie
For immediate release
UPDATE: CANADIANS INVITED TO SHARE THEIR VIEWS ON ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION
Ottawa, October 26, 2017 -
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology is conducting a statutory review of 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 – more commonly known as the “Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation” (CASL).
The focus of the review includes the scope, substance and enforcement of the CASL, along with relevant technological developments. The Committee invites Canadians to submit briefs on these matters by November 9, 2017.
The witness testimony to date for this review is available on the Committee website.
The Committee invites Canadians to visit fightspam.gc.ca to obtain information on the CASL and recent enforcement actions, along with spam warnings.
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