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The Canadian Anti-Spam Act: What you need to know before July 1

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Balancing Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation and Constituent Communication, Legal and Technical.

A two hour workshop on what you need to know before the new Canadian Anti-Spam Act ( goes into effect July[masked].

Learn how mass emails could, should or are supposed to work under the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation.

This presentation will be delivered in partnership with Methodworks Consulting ( and include both Lawyers and Implementation Specialists.

Speakers: Maanit Zemel, Miller Thomson LLP and Jim Freer, Method Works Consulting


Event hashtag: #Net2van Host: @Net2van

Presenters: @maanitzemel + @methodworks + @Salsalito

Venue sponsor: @ubc_le


Maanit Zemel is a Partner with the law firm of Miller Thomson LLP, practicing out of the Toronto office, where she advises businesses, non-profit organizations, charities and individuals on a variety of legal issues. Ms. Zemel has substantial experience and expertise in internet and social media law, including Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), online privacy, online defamation, cyberbullying and cyber-security. As a member of Miller Thomson’s CASL Advisory Group, she assists her clients with developing and implementing practical policies and procedures for complying with CASL.

Jim Freer
Non-Profit Systems Consultant | Method Works Consulting

Jim is Method Works’ data guru. He is proficient with the range of Blackbaud's web and fundraising product and has been professionally programming for over a decade. Today he's here to speak about CASL (the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation) and the importance of process, workflows, and systems in ensuring compliance with the new legislation.


Mobility Access: This venue is NOT wheelchair accessible

Hearing Access: Speakers at this event will NOT use microphones.

Sight Access: Contact the organizers if you need an advance copy of the presentation.

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