On July 1, 2014 Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will come into force.   Here is a brief article describing some of the key points of CASL and how it will impact Canadian charities.

For further information on CASL you might find this article by Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf in Charity Village useful.  Storming the CASL: Are you ready for Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation?

Here is a presentation that I did for the Association of Fundraising Professionals on CASL in October of 2013:  Spam Law – Recent Legislation and its Impact on Canadian Fundraisers and Charities

Here is an article “Partial exclusion for Canadian registered charities from anti-spam legislation

Here is a helpful website from Industry Canada: http://fightspam.gc.ca/eic/site/030.nsf/eng/home