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Potential impact of Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL) and suggested actions

The Canadian Chamber is very concerned about new “anti-spam” rules the federal government announced two weeks ago. Canadian anti-spam legislation and the corresponding regulations have taken a “ban-all”  approach to regulating commercial electronic messages (CEMs). All emails, SMS texts, social media sent in a commercial context are captured. The legislation will obligate the sender to…

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Canadians with disabilities are under-represented in the workplace

Businesses can learn and be inspired by the best practices of employers of people with disabilities in Rethinking disAbility in the Private Sector, a federal panel’s new report, available online. The panel consulted with businesses and organizations, including the Canadian Chamber, last fall and they heard that: • Hiring people with disabilities makes good business…

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