Gowlings has prepared the attached CASL Commercial Electronic
Message Chart as a reference tool to promote a general
understanding of CASL's provisions regarding commercial
The attached chart provides a brief summary only and is not an
exhaustive representation of CASL's commercial electronic
message provisions. It does not constitute legal advice.
As a result, the attached chart should not be used in place of
direct reference to CASL itself and the regulations issued
thereunder when any decision making process is carried out by you
or your organization.
Section references in the chart refer to CASL itself (S.C. 2010,
c.23), except where the reference is proceeded by "C" or
"R". C" indicates a section of the CRTC's
Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations. An "R"
indicates the Governor in Council's Electronic Commerce
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organization. These materials are proprietary and confidential to
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP. Please do not distribute these
materials to anyone other than employees of your organization for
use as described above.
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